This programme is for those wishing to study project management at postgraduate (Master's) level. You will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding required for a successful career in project management.
About the course
This course pulls together project management theory, practice and solid hands-on experience to provide you with an excellent grounding in project management theory and methods.
The balance of theory and practice is reflected in the research interests and practitioner experience of our specialist lecturers. The course content covers qualitative and quantitative aspects of project management including: -Time, quality and cost management -Project leadership and team management -Project management's contribution to strategy
The course also provides the option to select modules relevant to different project management application areas: -General project management -Information systems -Engineering
Why choose this course?
-Study for a professionally accredited Project Management degree -Develop the skills and knowledge to become a successful project manager -Learn from our excellent team of lecturers, researchers and industry professionals from a range of project management backgrounds -Choose from three different routes, giving you the opportunity to tailor your studies
This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management as being aligned with their professional body of knowledge.
Our graduates go on to become project planners, controllers, project managers and senior project managers in a variety of sectors and a wide range of organisations.
We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered.
You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.
Modules -Computer Simulation for Business -Information Management -Manufacturing Strategy -Project Leadership and Communications -Project Management Simulation
A UK honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) or equivalent in a Business, Management, Information Systems, Engineering or Project Management related subject OR At least one year's work experience in a project management role, combined with an HE (or equivalent) qualification.
Recipient: University of Hertfordshire
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