Project Management - Sligo
The Masters of Science in Project Management is a three-year part-time programme designed for graduates or professionals who are interested in becoming involved in developing their skills and competencies in project management. A Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management can be achieved after two years of part-time study with a research thesis undertaken in year three to gain the MSc award.
The emphasis is on developing their expertise as a Project Management professional, providing the participant with the tools, methods, knowledge and skills necessary for successful project delivery, where adaptability, flexibility, creativity and innovation being a critical parts of a successful Project Manager.
The MSc in Project Management is a Master's programme offered via online distance learning over a period of three years on a part-time basis (last year being a research thesis). The programme consists of twenty subject modules – participants must complete twelve modules, eight of which are mandatory in year one and two with a research module in year three. The participant can complete the course of 90 credits at their own pace over a number of years subject to module availability. Online lectures, programme materials, innovative learning, web-links and assessments will be uploaded to a Moodle course management system. Examinations can also be undertaken online, with no requirement to visit the campus.
Project Planning 05
System Simulation Modelling and Analysis [E] 05
Transformational Change [E] 05
Lean Construction [E] 05
Building Information Modelling [E] 05
Mechanical Building Services Technology [E] 05
Research Methods 05
Project Management Simulation 05
Project Implementation 05
Contracts and Procurement 05
Construction Contract Law [E] 05
Advanced Experimental Design [E] 05
INTEGRATED QUALITY [E] 05
Information Technology: Innovation and Management [E] 05
Agile Software Project Management [E] 05
Strategic Management 05
Business Management and Entrepreneurship 05
Environmental Policy, Planning and EIA [E] 05
Value Stream Optimisation [E] 05
Electrical Building Services Technology [E] 05
Construction Economics and Finance [E] 05
Research Thesis 30
[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.
Candidates will be expected to hold a minimum second-class honours degree Level 8 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent. As this programme caters for all professions, any Level 8 qualification will be considered.
Applicants with other qualifications and with relevant work experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo's Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process. RPL is a process that may allow you to gain admission to a programme or to receive exemptions / credit from some parts of a programme based on demonstrated learning that you may have achieved through another programme of study or through your work and career. Further information is available through www.myexperience.ie which our dedicated RPL portal or by contacting our admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.
All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.
ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller listing of programmes for January. For confirmation on start dates check www.itsligo.ie/online
For September, applications open from 1st February each year. Closing date for receipt of applications is 31st august.
For January, applications open from 1st November each year. Closing date for applications is mid-January.
The online application form requires personal details, previous qualifications, professional accreditations, employment history and a personal statement. We recommend collating all the necessary paperwork i.e. Transcripts of previous qualifications, academic certificates before you submit an application.
Once submitted, our admissions team will contact you to confirm eligibility and request copies of any previous qualifications.
Academic staff review every application and approve eligible candidates for the programme.
Admissions team will notify you if you are accepted onto the course and will request deposit to confirm your place.
Places are limited, so please apply early.
2.5 to 3 years part-time, online.
Total if MSc is enrolled in €10,500
If separated module are undertaking over a number of years
Per 5 credit module €750
Research module 30 credit €3,000
Contact the college for the next start date.
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During the last two decades the demand and requirement for competent qualified Project Managers, both in Ireland and Internationally, has continued to grow in all sectors. There is an increasing drive by a range of industries and local authorities to develop, use qualified and competent Project Managers in delivering projects efficiently. Graduates with MSc in Project Management are highly sought after both in private and public sectors and have a promising and rewarding career ahead of them.
Opportunities can be explored in a Research Masters field or a PhD.