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Master of Science

MSc Project Management

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

This one year MSc Project Management (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.

Our MSc Project Management course reflects current research trends and best practices in the industry.  We offer you the opportunity to explore substantial technical elements and advances about operations, logistics and supply chain optimisation, through specifically designed modules. 

Optional Placement Year
New from September 2022 – all Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year to gain significant skills to enhance your employability. The Placement Year is paid employment and does not incur additional course fees. Find out more. 

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
  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)
  • Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course
  • Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries
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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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

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Next start date

May 2022

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Secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course or your fees back.

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94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data).

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

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 increase 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 degree 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.

Placement Year
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details. 

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 then 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.

Uly Ma, Business School faculty

Meet Your Faculty

Dr Uly Ma is a Lean, Sustainability and Governance expert with over 25 years’ professional experience. Besides lecturing in Project Management for ULaw Business School, Uly is author to books Do More with Less and No Waste.

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Course Structure

Up to June 2022

  • 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)

From October 2022

  • Global Business Strategy (15cr)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15cr)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15cr)
  • Process Improvement & Lean Management (15cr)
  • Project Planning & Implementation (15cr)
  • Project & Organisational Strategy (15cr)
  • Leading & Developing People (15cr)
  • Managing Programmes (15cr)
  • Managing Products (15cr)
  • Business Project (45cr)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Course Start Dates

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

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Study MSc Project Management Online starting May 2022, September 2022, January 2023 or May 2023

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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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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.

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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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Employability We Set You Up For Success

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.

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May 2022

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

September 2022 - June 2023

UK Campuses
UK - £10,000 (London Moorgate), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students - £14,000 (London Moorgate), £12,000 (Non-London)

All fees require a deposit of £250.

Berlin:
€16,000

There is no fee for the Optional Placement Year.

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.

We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.

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

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