What will I learn?

OVERVIEW

Our accredited MSc Project Management course you will gain:

  • the necessary skills and confidence to guide and manage projects to successful completion
  • key skills for employment in the field of, and associated fields of, project management
  • an enquiring, analytical and creative approach to managing projects

Industry practitioners will deliver lectures on key topics and there are also work-based opportunities.

In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential. Project managers plan and organise resources and people to ensure projects finish on time, within budget and meet the requirements of the business. This MSc prepares you for a rewarding career in project management.

Career prospects

Graduates will be able to gain employment as project managers in a wide field of organisations such as consultancy firms, construction, manufacturing, events and service organisations. Graduates have found employment in companies such as DXC, SPX Clyde Union as well as Local Authorities.

Professional Approval and Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). Accreditation is designed to help students and professionals choose the best academic education in support of their professional project management career. Students are entitled to free membership of the APM.

Placement Opportunities

Work-related learning opportunities are available if you are a face-to-face student and are delivered through field trips, case studies and a 'live' project at the postgraduate diploma level.

For those successfully completing the MSc Project Management, there is the option to undertake a professional practice placement at the end of their studies. Please note though that this will extend the duration of the course by an additional three months. However, you will exit with the degree MSc Project Management (Professional Practice).

Which department am I in?

Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£8,500.00 (US$ 11,699) per year
The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2021/22 year entry.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Paisley Campus

High Street,

Paisley,

Renfrewshire,

PA1 2BE, Scotland

Full Time (1.5 months)

Tuition fees
£8,500.00 (US$ 11,699) per year
The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2021/22 year entry.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022

Venue

Paisley Campus

High Street,

Paisley,

Renfrewshire,

PA1 2BE, Scotland

Entry requirements

For international students

You should normally possess an Honours degree or an equivalent qualification. if you possess a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, or a less, but appropriate qualification plus relevant industrial experience may also be considered for entry to the PgDip. Progression from the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) to the MSc is dependent upon successfully completing the PgDip. Students who have previously completed a PgDip in Project Management may be admitted to the MSc at the appropriate stage. IELTS 6.0 with no skill below 5.5; TOEFL IBT: 78; no sub-test less than: Reading: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 17; Writing: 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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