The MSc in Project Management will equip you with practical skills in project planning, organising, and leadership, within a framework informed by both academic research and practical experience.
This course prepares you for a career in management of projects in different industries and types of organisations. Real-life case examples and group projects are used as examples to reinforce your understanding. You will also be given the opportunity to carry out projects with various types of organisations and experience the reality of achieving the project goals and managing different stakeholders, using the knowledge as well as tools and techniques acquired during the course.
The skills you will develop and practice will open doors for you in a wide range of industries and fields of work. From existing projects to the implementation of new products, facilities, infrastructure, organisational change, technological change, all are achieved through projects and need skills and knowledge of management of projects.
The full-time option of this Masters is suitable for graduates from all academic backgrounds and disciplines.
This Masters is also offered in a 2-year part-time format, taught via twice-weekly evening classes and is intended for students with relevant work experience. Learn more about our Part Time option.
What will I learn?
Students will acquire a broad knowledge of project management via real-life examples, as well as having the opportunity to develop and test their own knowledge and skills via a wide variety of own projects.
A thorough acquisition of essential interpersonal, leadership, stakeholder management, and problem-solving skills via group- and case-based learning, presentations, simulation exercises, and real-life projects to deliver services and products.
The acquisition and development of vital presentation, communication, and reporting skills and analytical techniques.
How will I benefit?
The curriculum has been devised to either kick-start graduates at the beginning of their career or accelerate the trajectory of those already working.
1. The course favours an academically-grounded, hands-on experience, enabling students to experience the reality of management of projects and the skills and knowledge required in all kinds of organisational contexts.
2. Students gain first-hand insight into how to communicate with stakeholders at all levels, and master the organisational and human issues involved in managing projects.
3. A springboard to employment by a range of prestigious companies, including Accenture, Microsoft, PwC and Vodafone.