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MSc Project Management

Course Overview

On the course, you’ll develop strategic project management skills that are highly sought after in sectors across all areas of international business – from project analytics and data handling to managing teams and understanding Big Data. The syllabus has been designed to reflect upon and consider contemporary project management practice and the challenges facing the global business environment right now, as well as providing the strategic leadership and management skills that every business needs. To support your career development, this course is accredited by the Chartered Association of Project Management (APM), and is the only project management master’s degree in the UK offering a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership*. With this in mind, our master’s in project management will bring you up-to-speed with the latest project management practices, trends, and developments. As an example, the recent coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated the importance of project management in finding solutions to unprecedented challenges. In fact, project management skills are vital in fields including engineering, technology, education, healthcare, events management, as well as tourism and many more creative and service fields. Because of this, your degree qualification will have wide reaching employer-appeal and is your ticket to a highly rewarding career.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Our project management degree will provide you with the knowledge and confidence required to execute large scale global projects. You’ll become a forward-thinking project manager who understands the importance of data metrics in project analysis and future planning. Each of our postgraduate level modules are informed by professional and academic expertise, helping you to become better equipped to lead and manage high-level projects.
Modules
Core modules (20 credits each)

  • Management of traditional projects
  • Project analytics
  • Agile methodologies in the digital business environment
  • Project management tools and techniques
  • Developing people, leadership, and capabilities.
Elective, choose one (20 credits)

  • Managing cloud-based business solutions
  • Managing customer and user experience
  • Analysing big data
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Final project (60 credits)

  • Business Transformation Project

*The order and availability of the optional modules within each level may vary depending on intake and subject to demand.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this MSc project management course, you must normally have: A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

Funding Options

PC
ARD
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