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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Project Management (Business / Industry)

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

Do you want a career in the increasingly in-demand area of project management? Would you like to develop your ability to plan, execute and manage projects?

Our MSc Project Management programme aims to equip you with the necessary knowledge, understanding, skills and strategic thinking required for successful performance as a project manager in a variety of management and business contexts.

The course is suitable for graduates keen to pursue a career in the project profession and for professionals with relevant industry experience looking to undertake project management roles and responsibilities within their organisation. It also offers the opportunity to access new career opportunities in this growing global job sector.

This course is subject to validation. You can still apply for this course while it is being approved.

About this course

Projects play a vital role in many organisations' change initiatives; organisations introduce change through projects. Through this course, you can gain significant analytical, interpersonal and practical competencies in project management through studying project planning and control, decision making and project leadership, project supply chain management, risk management, stakeholder management, managing complex projects, innovation project management and managing quality.

The programme offers the opportunity to access the most recent research related to project management and includes internationally relevant and applicable theory, drawing on a range of UK and international case studies and research.

Our expert lecturers will use an integrative approach to help develop your analytical skills and ability to address complex management and business problems and to implement appropriate solutions. You’ll explore international perspectives on project management, to ensure your knowledge has relevance in today's global economy.

We place a particular focus on your professional and personal development to support your strategic career planning and leadership capabilities. You will be encouraged to reflect on your own career and study plans.

By the time you graduate, you should be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of how projects are planned, executed and managed in a variety of contexts and industries.

Why study with us?

  • Learn directly applicable skills for the workplace in project planning, execution and delivery.
  • Understand the key principles of managing projects across different organisational structures.
  • Draw upon a wide range of knowledge from experienced lecturers that have worked at a high level in relevant organisational roles.


Principles of Project Management - Core
Managing Risk, Uncertainty and Complexity in Projects - Core
Workplace/Consultancy project - Core
Using Business Research Methods in Project Management (Dissertation) - Core
Practices of Project Management - Core
Leadership and Managing People in Projects - Core
Innovation Project Management - Core
Operations and Global Supply Chain Management - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

An honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a related subject area such as any built environment-related field (civil engineering, quantity surveying, estimating, construction management, architecture etc.), accountancy, finance, business, management etc. Alternatively, we will consider applicants who have equivalent demonstrable professional experience.

University information

Leeds Trinity University is found six miles outside Leeds city centre and has been providing quality higher education to students for almost 50 years. The University is proud to provide a supportive community for each student and places a lot of emphasis on employability. Previous postgraduate students have gone on to become award-winning journalists, published authors and leaders of their industry. Whether students are looking for a...more