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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Project Management (Business / Industry)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MSc Project Management takes a generic approach to project management. It provides the opportunity for you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of the project manager and a broad understanding of the management processes and practices involved in the development and operation of projects from inception to completion.

Develop the professional expertise needed to plan, develop, manage and deliver complex projects. Applicable to any industry, our course is Association for Project Management (APM) accredited. It is designed for graduates and professionals who wish to enter a career, or further their existing career in project management.

Our MSc Project Management is also available as a distance learning course. Our courses are designed according to principles of effective learning, through storytelling, discussion, visible learning, and using community support to celebrate progress. As a distance learning student, you'll use FutureLearn, a secure online environment where you can access tasks and learning resources.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed in a number of different ways including research projects and reports, written coursework including essays and case studies, group work and presentations, examinations and a dissertation.

Careers

With our degree, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to manage and lead projects in a wide range of industries and organisations.

You will be able to meet the increasing demand for professional project managers, nationally and internationally, to provide the increasingly sophisticated management of projects across a broad spectrum of organisations.

Different course options

Full time | Chelmsford Campus | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

Gain an in-depth understanding of the theories and methods of research and research design and develop a theoretical and practical foundation in research for your major project/dissertation. You will get an understanding of a range of approaches to research, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods, together with an understanding of a number of specific research methods. You will develop your knowledge of research design in order to critically consider the design for your research project, including preparing your proposal and considering ethics and ethical issues. You will develop a theoretical and practical foundation from which to develop your Masters Level Major Project/Dissertation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent. Those who do not possess an honours degree, but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and/or appropriate work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered; Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.