Project management is a highly valuable skill, involving the coordination of multiple work streams to deliver projects on time, within budget and resource constraints, and according to stakeholder expectations. To be a successful project manager you need to be a strong communicator, with the leadership skills to inspire widespread engagement with the project.
This MSc Project Management will focus on developing your competence as a well-rounded project or programme leader alongside the wider leadership and management skills required to succeed in any organisation or sector. Live industry projects play a key role and have involved clients such as Volvo, Airbus, Balfour Beatty, the NHS and Google.
-Part-time Masters degree based in Central London
-Continue working while you study with lectures delivered on 18 weekends throughout the 2 year course
-Develop your knowledge within the context of project environments, with a focus on the importance of people and project teams in achieving success
-Accredited by the Royal Institution of Charters Surveyors (RICS)
-Undergraduate degree not essential for entry
Our part-time MSc Project Management course is taught at our London Campus by our experienced academics and expert practitioners.
This MSc in Project Management will focus on developing your competence as a well-rounded project or programme leader alongside the wider leadership and management skills required to succeed in any organisation or sector.
Key study areas include risk and value management, project economics, project strategies, sustainable project management, and partnership and collaboration. You will develop your knowledge within the context of project environments, highlighting the importance of people and project teams in achieving success. Live industry projects play a key role and have involved clients such as Volvo, Airbus, Balfour Beatty, the NHS and Google.
This part-time programme is designed to allow you to fit your studies around your busy schedule and as such this work related award is delivered across 18 weekends over a two year period. It is also designed to allow you to relate your assessments back to your workplace, projects and programmes you are familiar or organisations in which you aspire to work. The programme is assessed through modular assignments and a final dissertation, with no examinations.
Overall, the programme uses a combination of teaching and learning materials and techniques including:
-Workshops delivered at weekends to enable face to face learning and interaction with fellow learners and tutors.
-Self-study materials, providing knowledge and understanding, and helping you to apply ideas to your workplace.
-Work-related assignments that give you an opportunity to develop and demonstrate your knowledge and understanding and provide evidence of competence.
-Face to face or on-line tutorials where required to support your learning.
We offer extensive student support in and outside of the classroom with a dedicated student support team based in London.
You will study a range of topics across an intellectually stimulating set of modules designed to provide you with a thorough understanding and expertise in various management issues. You can expect modules such as Project Change, Risk and Opportunities Management and People in Project Management. You will also complete a final Research Project, giving you the opportunity to investigate an area of particular interest and demonstrate academic excellence.
Please visit the course page for more information on module content.
Visit the Project Management (Part-Time) - MSc page on the Northumbria University (London Campus) website for more details!
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