This degree will be of interest if you want a project management career, either in your current technical and business field or in a new field of expertise. You’ll learn the methodologies, tools, principles and philosophies to develop and manage effectively both small and large-scale projects and programmes.
During the course, you’ll gain practical experience through applied syndicate activities and current case studies, delivered by professionals in the field. You’ll develop a methodical approach to the management of financial aspects of projects and programmes covering human resource management, risk management and change management.
Modules include: Project Planning, Management and Control; Programme and Project Strategy; Managing the Multi-Project Environment; Management of Change; International Joint Ventures; Organisations, People and Performance; Financial Analysis and Control Systems; plus elective choices.
Our graduates have become project managers in a variety of sectors, including construction, IT, finance, telecommunications, but the course gives you the skills to enter any area requiring project management skills.
Our MSc in Programme and Project Management is designed for those who wish to move into project management, either in their current technical and business field, or into a new field of expertise.
Participants on this course can have a very wide range of academic and work backgrounds. It is suitable for those with work experience as well as those with little or no background in business.
Taught material is a blend of formal lectures, seminars and practical exercises and case studies to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the material. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields. Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments.