Project & Programme Management

Key programme benefits to future students
Participants will be equipped with skills, knowledge and understanding of project and programme management as a means of delivering sustainable benefits to contemporary organisations.

Delivered 100% online, a central interactive platform hosts the complete syllabus. Students can access course materials anytime, anywhere.

Accredited by the PMI-GAC, this globally recognised course also accrues a full 3 year cycle of PDUs for PMP qualified professionals.

Key Fact: Working with faculty and peers, our emphasis on technical knowledge and leadership skills will provide students with the well-rounded expertise that today’s employers demand.

Subjects taught

Year 1
Autumn Modules
• Project & Programme Management: Science & Principles
• People & Behaviour in Projects

Spring Modules
• Project & programme Planning and Control
• Project Leadership & Governance
• Programme Value Risk and Decision Making

Summer Modules
• In Company Project

Year 2
Autumn Modules
• Strategic Management and Programmes
• Knowledge & Information Management in Project Environments

Spring Modules
• Commercial Management in Projects
• International Project Management
• Research in Projects & Organisations

Summer Modules
• Research Paper

Entry requirements

Applicants for a Master’s programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (QQI or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.

In addition this programme requires a minimum 4 years experience working in a project environment.

For more information on entry requirements and fees click here

Our Masters in Project & Programme Management is one of few PMI GAC-accredited, online masters programmes worldwide. Students who complete this masters accquire an internationally recognised, PMI GAC-accredited level 9 university degree.

Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable).
A copy of your passport or birth certificate (long document).
A copy of your most recent CV.
Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
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.


2 years part-time, online.


An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.

Enrolment dates


Post Course Info

Graduate careers
The programme builds on specialist expertise with key skills to plan, manage and monitor projects on a global scale and accelerates progress to senior positions or dedicated project management roles.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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