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Master of Science

MSc Project Management Online

The Master of Science Project Management Online can be studied full time over a 12 month period or part time over a 21 month period providing flexibility around your commitments.

The course is designed specifically to focus on the key aspects and knowledge required for effective project management within a variety of organisations and sectors. If you thrive on taking control and leading a project to ensure that everything is synchronised, then this course is a great way to further develop your skills and qualify you for a position in an organisation or to start your own business as a freelance project manager.

With our MSc Project Management Online, you’ll boost your project management skills as you learn how to manage people and examine the latest trends in project management.

Optional Placement Year

New from September 2022 – all our Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. There will be no placement fee charged to students joining in September 2022, however a 20% charge of the full year standard fee will apply from January 2023 onwards. Find out more. 

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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

Full requirements

Duration options

2 years

Next start date

May 2022

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Course Details

MSc Project Management Online

Our MSc Project Management – Online 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. Through our full range of innovative online study resources you will be able to create your own timetable and fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

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.

As an online student you will have access to a range of professionally produced tuition videos to support each module, featuring detailed animations to help you absorb complex concepts. You can explore case studies taken from the real business world to help strengthen your learning, while accessing downloadable reading materials, so you can revise on-the-go.

Our MSc Project Management - Online 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 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.

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)

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Project Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Project Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Project Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Project Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online

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Study On Campus

You can also study this course at one London Moorgate or Berlin campus. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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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, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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Up to July 2022 – £12,000 (UK/EU/International students) including £250 deposit.
From September 2022 - £9,000 (UK/EU/International students) including £250 deposit.

A 20% charge of the full year standard fee applies to the Placement Year for programmes starting from January 2023.

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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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