Project Management

Provides graduates with contemporary project management approaches, developing theories and principles, deepening of knowledge, skills set and ability to critically analyse and engage actively in the development and integration of project management as a way of work within organisations. The programme has PMI accreditation.

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.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

•Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved

•Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above

•TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based)

•IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any one component.

•English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1

•GCE 'O' level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above

•Cambridge Assessment English - Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B

•GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

Results in examinations other than those listed above may also be accepted as meeting our English language requirements. Contact the International Education Division for advice

Duration

1 year full time

Careers or further progression

The MSc in Project Management will provide a valuable gateway for students wishing to pursue a professional career in projects. It is anticipated that through this programme students will develop the skills and knowledge to work in project based organisations within their own chosen disciplinary field, such as engineering, science, health, public administration and education.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Vinette McNamara
Tel: +353 (0) 61 213408
Email: vinette.mcnamara@ul.ie

Course Coordinator
Brid Henley
Tel: +353 (0) 61 202665
Email: brid.henley@ul.ie

Subjects taught

Autumn Semester
• Knowledge & Information Management in Project Environments
• Project Management Science & Principles
• Strategy Formulation and Implementation
• Project Planning and Control
• People and Behaviour in Projects

Spring Semester
• Decision Analysis & Judgement in Projects
• Research in Projects and Organisations
• Commercial Management of Projects
• International Project Management
• Project Leadership & Governance

Summer Semester
•Project Management Simulation

Elective - Choose 1
•Research Project A -In Company or
•Project B - Confirmation Paper

Comment

Provides graduates with contemporary project management approaches, developing theories and principles, deepening of knowledge, skills set and ability to critically analyse and engage actively in the development and integration of project management as a way of work within organisations. The programme has PMI accreditation.

Application date

WHAT TO INCLUDE WITH YOUR APPLICATION:

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

•Full degree transcript and certificates/awards (including English translation if applicable)

•English language qualifications (if English is not your first language)

•References if desired

•A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

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