Project Management

Key programme benefits to future students
Integrated Learning Experience: Beyond the traditional project management principles, we expose students to forward-thinking approaches, ensuring a deep-seated understanding, an enhanced skill set, and the ability to critically engage with project management as an organisational game-changer.

Real-world Exposure: Benefit from our strong industry ties. Engage with top-tier industry professionals through guest lectures, and gain unparalleled insights by working on industry-led research projects and case studies.

Global Recognition and Opportunities: Our accreditation from the PMI Global Accreditation Centre (GAC) not only recognises our academic excellence but opens doors for you. Further, elevate your qualification with our dual degree opportunities available at prestigious French partner Business Schools.

Key Fact: All modules are taught by faculty members who have worked or are currently working in the field. Lecturers share practical applications and real-world examples that result in rich discussions and a much more enhanced learning experience.

Subjects taught

Autumn Modules
• Research in Projects & Organisations
• Project Management Science & Principles
• Strategy Formulation & Implementation
• Project Planning and Control
• People and Behaviour in Projects

Spring Modules
• Knowledge & Information Management in Project Environments
• Decision Analysis & Judgement in Projects
• Commercial Management of Projects
• International Project Management
• International Project Management
• Project Leadership & Governance

Summer Modules
• Project Management Simulation

Optional Modules (choose 1)
Research Project A - In Company OR Project B - Confirmation Paper

Entry requirements

Minimum of an honours primary degree (2H2) (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in a project management related field, such as engineering, science, business, information technology, public administration, health and education. Candidates may be selected for interview to determine suitability.

In the case of international students, the overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Team in consultation with UL Graduate School Admissions. Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in TOEFL English Language Competency Test will be required.

Please have the following documents ready to upload with your application:

Full degree transcript and certificates/awards (including English translation if applicable)
References if desired
A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate

Application dates

Preparing your Application:
1. Research your programme: Each postgraduate programme at University of Limerick is unique. Explore your course content, duration, fees, and entry requirements on

2. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you are interested in. This usually includes your undergraduate degree award, subject specialities, English language proficiency (for non-native speakers), and any specific requirements for the course.

3. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents. This typically includes your academic transcripts, CV, personal statement, and references. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

4. Online Application: Once you are ready to apply, visit your postgraduate programme page on and use the Apply Now button to access UL’s online application system. You will need to create an account if you are a new user.

5. Complete the Application: Fill in the application form with all the required details. This will include personal information and academic history.

6. Upload Documents: Upload all the necessary documents that you prepared earlier. Make sure they are clear and legible.

7. Submit Application: Review your application thoroughly to ensure all information is correct and then submit your application. The application fee for your postgraduate application is €50. This includes an option to choose a second choice.

8. Track Your Application: After submission, you can track the status of your application through the online application system.

9. Interview: Depending on the programme, you may be invited for an interview. This could be in person or online.

10. Acceptance: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer email from the university. You will need to accept this offer to secure your place.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and places offered to successful candidates. This means that it’s a good idea to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of securing a place.

Please note that these steps are a general guide and the exact process may vary depending on the specific programme and your individual circumstances. Always check the University of Limerick website or contact the postgraduate admissions department for the most accurate and up-to-date information.


1 year full-time, on-campus.

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Graduate careers
Through this programme students will develop the skills and knowledge to work in project based organisations within their chosen disciplinary field such as engineering, science, health, public administration and education.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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