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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Project Management (Business / Industry)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview:

Project management processes are about implementing methodologies, knowledge, skills and techniques to successfully accomplish projects in an efficient and effective manner. This course develops these competencies required by project managers in the modern engineering, manufacturing, construction, telecom, process, oil and gas industries.

Whether you are managing a complex project, bringing a new product to market or managing an organizational change, this course provides you with the skills and knowledge to plan, implement, control and deliver your projects at strategic and operational levels. You will gain significant analytical, interpersonal and practical competencies through tailored modules that cover advance planning and visualization, risk management, procurement and contract strategy, health and safety, managing operations and finance, and management of change. You will also undertake a major research project that allows you to specialize in a field of interest to you. Teesside University has a strong research record in project management. The course is suitable for new and recent university graduates seeking careers in project management, and to practitioners with relevant industrial experience intending to undertake project management roles and responsibilities in their organizations.

How you learn:

The course is delivered using a series of lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions. Project modelling and case studies feature strongly in how you learn. Project managers from organisations from diverse engineering sectors (for example, manufacturing, process, oil and gas, construction, telecoms, IT, finance) are invited as industry speakers on the course.

How you are assessed:

Assessment varies from module to module. The assessment methodology could include in-course assignments, presentations and/or formal examinations.

Career opportunities:

As a project manager, your skills will be in demand by companies and organizations worldwide. The most common industries include engineering, process and oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, digital, IT and telecoms.

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

We provide you with an advanced level of study in risk management in projects. You explore a range of tools and techniques used in risk identification, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, risk-planning responses, PERT and risk monitoring. You learn about financial risk, project-appraisal methods and the application of a decision tree within a project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have at least a lower second class (2.2) UK honours degree, or equivalent qualification. A wide range of first degree subjects are acceptable, including subjects in applied science, technology, engineering, built and natural environment, mathematics, business and management.

Department profile

We have a long-established track record of delivering high-quality education, research and consultancy in the fields of computing, engineering and digital technologies. Our School enjoys an excellent reputation for innovation and our teaching staff combine academic excellence, world class research and industrial experience. Many of our staff are leading experts and practitioners in their fields. We offer a broad range of innovative and...more

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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