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MSc Project Management

The MSc Project Management programme is designed to provide you with the practical skills and theoretical concepts you need to lead complex projects.

MSc Project Management

Award:

Master of Science in Project Management

Location:

St Katharine Docks, London

Study mode:

Full-time or part-time

Duration:

12 months FT or 18 months PT

 

Start date:

20th September 2021

10th January 2022

Application Deadline:

Application deadline for domestic students or international students already in UK: 23rd August 2021

Application deadline for international students out-of-country: 1st June 2021

Annual tuition fees:

Home: Coming soon

International: £21,000 (FT)/ £10,500 (PT)

Faculty & Research:

Alexis Jacques– Associate Teaching Professor

Programme Specifications:

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Summary

The Master of Science in Project Management prepares you to drive innovation in your organisation by giving you the skills and tools to effectively lead volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous projects from inception to completion in global markets. Accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), our curriculum has a two-pronged approach that provides the foundational knowledge of scientific-based project management tools, organizational strategies, and theoretical concepts, coupled with the opportunity to deepen subject matter expertise through targeted concentration work and innovative project management concepts.

  • Option to engage in experiential learning through the co-op program and/or Experiential Network projects.
  • Program curriculum can be tailored to student’s past professional experience with project management.
  • Concentrations allow students to focus their study on content-specific knowledge.
  • The program is delivered through a hybrid model of online and on-site learning.

Structure

Students will have to undertake certain required courses as part of this programme alongside elective courses, they will also have to complete a specific concentration. In either:

Programme Objectives

  • Specialised Knowledge – Effectively lead and manage sometimes interrelated, complex projects in a mature manner while avoiding common project management pitfalls.
  • Broad, Integrative Knowledge – Manage project scope, risk, quality, and performance metrics while effectively communicating with all project stakeholders.
  • Civic Learning – Understand the need for ethics and social responsibility in the practice of project management as outlined in the PMI Code of Ethics.
  • Intellectual Skills – Develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills necessary to lead projects in a complex and dynamic project environment.

Assessment

Students will be assessed through a combination of written assignments/exams and hands-on projects.

Career Development

The programme will prepare students for a range of careers and roles in project management. The skills learned though the MSc Project Management will make graduates compelling candidates for employment. Read more

The market for project management skills is growing as organisations look to improve their project success rates. As companies’ interests become more global and complex, demand is driven for improved project management skills. Project management skills are essential in all successful companies.

According to the Project Management Institute, through the decade ending in 2020, 15.7 million new project management roles will be created. The profession is expected to grow by $6.61 trillion.

In 10 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom) with established or quickly developing project-intensive sectors, project management roles are expected to grow by 13.4 million through 2020.