The MSc Project Management was the first of its kind in Wales to be officially approved by the Association for Project Management (APM). Our Project Management course develops a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, programme and portfolio management. It facilitates the essential skills and competences necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects. It focuses on developing skills for careers in project management, including both theory and applied aspects, and is mapped against key professional body competencies. The knowledge, understanding and skills gained during the MSc Project Management course can be applied to a range of environments. It brings together resources, skills, technology and ideas, to realise benefits or achieve objectives, and operates within the multiple project constraints of cost, scope, time and quality requirements. Students on the MSc Project Management course will become familiar with leading thinking and emerging research in the field of project management to benefit their continued professional development.
Core Modules •Managing Projects and Programmes •Strategic Analysis, Tools and Techniques •Legislative and Professional Issues •Leadership and Management Theories •Accounting and Financial Control •Research Methods Dissertation The dissertation or business research project will involve extensive independent research into a relevant topic within project, programme and portfolio management, allowing you to apply and reflect on your skills and knowledge in the subject area.
A mix of assessment methods are used, including individual essays and reports, group projects and reports, presentations, seminars and an individual dissertation or project.
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- Project Management, Association for
An undergraduate honours degree from a recognised or accredited university with a minimum 2:2 or equivalent. Relevant project management related work experience will also be considered. MSc Project Management (Exemption route); If you can demonstrate extensive practitioner experience in managing and delivering projects coupled with the APMP level 7 qualification, you may be able to study the exemption route for this course. Eligible students will be required to complete the Managing Projects and Programmes and Research Methods modules, plus a dissertation or business research project in order to gain the full Masters qualification.
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