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Project Management has always been important to transformation within a variety of industry areas such as IT, Energy, Business and to drive Research and Development and Innovation. This programme is delivered online so you can study flexibly from anywhere in the world with internet access.  Online delivery is ideal if you have a range of work or other commitments but you still want to study for a University degree.

You can apply for this programme from any degree background and alternative qualifications and experience can be considered, or you may already come from a project management position. Project Management can be applied to very large scale transformation within organisations but it can equally apply to managing a busy workload or managing people and their workloads. The programme gives you full skills and knowledge in wide ranging project management.  The discipline involves several key areas which are ability to ensure a project is delivered on time meeting all the targets required from it, people are involved at the right stage in the right area to involve their skills effectively and quickly and budgets and plans for delivery are continuously assessed.

Projects often bring risks and learning opportunities for companies, organisations industries and people across wide ranging disciplines and areas and this often comes from delivering projects and learning continuously to then deploy actual production or delivery very quickly when repeated. There are always positions worldwide within project management and at any level.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

  • Project Management Essentials
  • Organisations and People
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Budgets and Financial Control

Semester 2

  • Quality and Risk Management
  • Commercial and Contractual Issues
  • Project Management Essentials (distance learning)
  • Group Project

Semester 3

  • Managing Project Teams
  • Portfolio Project Management
  • Individual Project

Find out more detail by visiting the programme web page

Why study at Aberdeen?

  • Project Management at University of Aberdeen is highly regarded and has been running for some time
  • You increase your performance by understanding the many topics that make up project management
  • You can learn online whilst you work and there are various exit levels to suit you, your time and your learning needs
  • The programme is APM accredited

Where you study

  • Online Learning
  • 5 Months or 36 Months
  • Part Time
  • September or January

International Student Fees

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*Please be advised that some programmes also have additional costs.


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Entry Requirements and Study Support

Aberdeen Online Facilities

Related Degrees

Visit the Project Management ISS, MSc (Online) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!





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