Master of Science

MSc Project Management

Want to build real world skills to excel at Project Management?

This one year postgraduate degree (or 18 months with work placement) is designed specifically with your employability in mind. You will develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in project management with a strategic global perspective through a range of modules including Systems Design & Management of Projects, Project Finance & Procurement and Managing People & Organisations. With a state-of-the-art blend of frameworks, tools and techniques we deploy real world examples and a practice-oriented learning approach to enhance the ability of participants to perform in the workplace whether that be a position in an organisation or starting your own business as a freelance project manager.

Why study with us?

 Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
 Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

Full requirements

Next start date

October 2021

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94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2017/18 Graduate Outcomes data).

Students completing an 18 month MSc (excluding the MBA) have the opportunity to apply to complete a work placement as part of their final module.

Course Details

MSc Project Management

Our MSc Project Management is a specialist course aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of project management. A Master’s degree in project management is sought after by many organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, making it a great way to develop versatile skills and increasing your employability. So that you are fully prepared to effectively manage projects, we’ve ensured that this course helps you to learn about strategies for planning, risk management, quality control and vital communication approaches.

This course is designed to help you develop a broad understanding of the most important models in project management, applying theoretical concepts and project management models to real life case studies.

Our MSc Project Management is suitable for graduates in business, computing and engineering, especially if you are interested in organising, running or participating in projects. It provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability and is ideal if you are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in project management within any industry.

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.


Course Tutor - Uly Ma

Uly has more than 30 years’ experience in process improvements and sustainability with both private and public sectors. He has significant experience in Lean operations, Six Sigma Quality, Total Productive Maintenance and Everyday Sustainability. When you corner him, he will tell you that he helps companies save money, but that’s not all, his programmes also help companies to improve the way they work, to “do” sustainability and thence also to look good. His sustainability programme was deployed at the London 2012 construction at both the Olympic Park and the Athletes Village (where it won a few awards). He has also written 2 books on sustainability - Do More with Less (2018) and No Waste (2010).


Uly also did an MBA programme at Henley Management College then thus allowing him to speak scientific; engineering and managerial nonsense and jargon with equal fluency. Since 1997 has Uly run his own international consultancy which offers solutions in operational effectiveness through productivity and sustainability.

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Whether it’s face to face or online, our law and business programmes will always be available to you whatever you choose. That’s our guarantee.

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Course Structure

  • Programme Management (30 credits)
  • Product Management (30 credits)
  • Project Planning Execution (30 credits)
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)
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Want to study in Berlin?

Get more information about this course and the GISMA campus in Berlin via their website.

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Course Start Dates

  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham
  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), Leeds, London Moorgate, Manchester and Nottingham


Study MSc Project Management Online starting October 2021, February 2022 or June 2022

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Study Online

You can also study this course 100% online.

The online version of this course covers the same content as the on campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when, where and how you want, over a variety of different course lengths.

If you’re looking for true flexibility in your studies, why not consider our online study option?

MSc Project Management Online ➔

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Course Information


To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.



You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying


You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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London campuses
UK students: £12,000
International students: £17,000

Berlin campus
September 2021: €16,000 (UK/EU/International)

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.



We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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