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Full time | Paisley Campus | 1 year | 04-SEP-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Project Management (Business / Industry) Project Management Software (Use)

Course type


Course Summary


Our accredited MSc Project Management course you will gain:

  • the necessary skills and confidence to guide and manage projects to successful completion
  • key skills for employment in the field of, and associated fields of, project management
  • an enquiring, analytical and creative approach to managing projects
  • Industry practitioners will deliver lectures on key topics and there are also work-based opportunities.

In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential. Project managers plan and organise resources and people to ensure projects finish on time, within budget and meet the requirements of the business. This MSc prepares you for a rewarding career in project management.

Career prospects

Graduates will be able to gain employment as project managers in a wide field of organisations such as consultancy firms, construction, manufacturing, events, and service organisations. Graduates have found employment in companies such as DXC, SPX Clyde Union as well as Local Authorities. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.


Specialist Topics (10 Credits) - Core
Project Methodologies and Technologies (20 Credits) - Core
Postgraduate Research Methods (10 Credits) - Core
Project Risk Management (20 Credits) - Core
MSc Project Management Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Case Studies in Project Management (20 Credits) - Core
Project Management Fundamentals (20 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

You should normally possess an Honours bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification. Your application will also be considered if you possess an Ordinary bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification, plus relevant industrial experience. Applicants without either of the above may be considered with extensive relevant industrial experience at managerial level. Students who have previously completed a PgDip in Project Management may be admitted to the MSc at the appropriate stage.