For professionals who aspire to lead in the management of projects and programmes, this intensive executive development MSc will enable you to move into executive roles in shaping and delivering corporate and project strategy.
The programme helps you develop a critical understanding of the challenges that project executives face in designing and implementing strategy, explores how the Management of Projects approach leads to improved value-creation and effective outcomes, and provides tailored, one-to-one professional advice that focuses on your career development specifically.
- You will learn how to make difficult decisions.
- You will develop lifelong relationships with peers who will move into executive roles in project-based organisations around the world, or start their own business.
- You will master the area of strategic and project management through a wide range of readings in the areas of business and organisation studies, political philosophy, sociology and economics.
The programme consists of ten taught modules, with assessment on eight (120 credits), and a research report (60 credits).
Four modules are optional and students have to select two.
A Postgraduate Diploma consists of ten taught modules, with assessment on eight (120 credits). It is available on a full-time basis over nine months or on a modular/flexible basis over 1-5 years.
Of the ten taught modules, students are assessed on six core modules and select two modules from the remaining four (marked with an asterisk) for assessment.
All MSc students submit a 10,000-word report on a topic related to the main themes of the programme. The topic should help enhance your career development and the knowledge that is most relevant in your field.
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of case-based learning, interviews, peer-based learning and lectures and workshops from leading practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs and academics. Students are required to have sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge to challenge and inform others. Assessment is primarily through written coursework and the research report.
Student work of the highest calibre is published in the SMPJournal - a collection of student thoughts and ideas developed throughout their studies on the MSc in Strategic Management of Projects. The SMPJournal is an ISSN publication and is listed in the relevant libraries Cambridge and Oxford Universities and the British Library. This will increase your credibility as a professional in the strategic management of projects.
You will be required to lead discussions with academics, fellow classmates, alumni and guest speakers and be able to explore the areas that are of interest to your career and professional development plans specifically.
As part of the 10,000-word report you will conduct primary research and will need to abide by the UCL Research Ethics Framework.
Further information on modules and degree structure is available on the department website: Strategic Management of Projects MSc
Recent graduates of the programme have changed their career, industry and/or sector, have started their own companies, are involved in the government, and are changing the way the corporate world thinks and works.
Following graduation you will join the SMP Alumni - a community of established, experienced and aspiring project executives where you will find support from wherever you are based in the world. Our graduates have built and lead their own companies, are involved in strategic positions in major multinational organisations across sectors and industries in the world, and have changed industries/careers based on our academic and professional support.
The MSc in Strategic Management of Projects brings together distinguished, thoughtful professionals, academics, and policymakers from across sectors and industries who share the ethos and philosophy of the programme and UCL. With their guidance you will explore the key political, strategic and relational challenges that project executives face and develop your own unique competitive approach in strategically managing projects in the context of international geopolitics, climate change, and evolving power relations within and beyond project teams and organisations.
The class is a space where you will have the opportunity to reflect on your previous experience and discuss with your peers, tutors, alumni and experts, how to manage difficult decisions.
Studying in London's centre of excellence for the management of projects and our progressive teaching and learning culture will help you create your own unique, professional approach to managing capital investment and strategic change across a wide range of industry sectors.
This is an executive education programme designed for developing today the project and programme leaders of tomorrow. Our alumni influence the corporate world, are involved in social enterprise and frequently become entrepreneurs, or change their careers entirely.
Drawing on the strength of teaching and cutting‑edge research at Imperial College Business School, MSc Economics & Strategy for Business (ESB) prepares students for a dynamic career in business. You’ll learn to apply analytical techniques to the decision making process and develop an understanding of the relationship between strategic management and core business activities.
Technology is an integral part of our programme. A range of teaching innovations will enhance your learning and bring digital media, particularly social media, into the classroom.
The programme consists of three distinct phases:
The ESB core
Consisting of six modules in the autumn term, the ESB core provides you with a broad understanding of the tools required for economics and strategy. You’ll strengthen your understanding of the key economic frameworks and principles in relation to both macroeconomics and business economics. Core modules include:
• Analytics for Applied Economics and Business
• Business Economics
• Corporate Strategy
• Economics and Strategy for Innovation
• Strategic Marketing
• Data, Tools and Evidence (Online)
The ESB advantage
Comprised of five modules, this phase of the programme in the spring term builds on the ESB core to deepen your understanding. It is designed to help you develop your skills in strategic and innovative thinking and your ability to consider strategic implications for
specific organisations. Advantage modules include:
• Corporate Finance
• Information, Incentives and Contracts
• Macroeconomics for Business
• Risk Management and Corporate Governance
• Global Strategy
In the summer term, ESB applications provides you with practical experience, applying theories that you have learned to real‑world cases. You will work on a business simulation, allowing you to integrate your learning with a focus on decision making. The Consulting Project, undertaken for a real client, will enable you to apply the programme material to the solution of a live problem. Application modules include:
• Business Simulation
• Digital Economics and Digital Strategy
• Energy Economics and Strategy
• Strategy Implementation
Students on this programme will participate in career and professional development workshops in the month of September, with continuing careers support and workshops throughout the programme year.
The MBA in Healthcare is aimed at clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals across all sections of the healthcare industry. The programme aims to promote the best principles of management, entrepreneurship and innovation alongside showing how this can be applied to any health services agency or health-related organisation.
This part-time, two year blended-learning qualification is delivered using the very latest technology through a mixture of webinars, online lectures and face-to-face tuition. This allows you to continue with your current working commitments, whilst studying at a pace that suits your busy lifestyle.
If you want to get ahead in your healthcare career and stand out from the rest, this MBA in Healthcare is for you. Be the best you can be.
MBA in Healthcare – “Giving you the skills you need to improve performance and deliver results”
The main aims of the programme are to:
- Provide an innovative programme which develops core knowledge and understanding of the theoritical and conceptual frameworks which underpin healthcare and improvements in its delivery
- Present sound academic theories and concepts that are applicable in any healthcare setting and in any country
- Provide students with a detailed understanding of individual and organisational behaviours, the ability to synthesise, utilise and implement evidence gathered from diverse sources, and give insight into the range of techniques and tools available to support healthcare organisations and their management
- Develop skills in strategy, development and decision making within the context of the workplace environment where the skills will be applied, thereby resulting in microtransformations in health service delivery through action learning
- Deliver learning using the latest technology, enabling students to access the programme regardless of place or time zone
Part-time Distance Learning-
The majority of the learning resources will be online. The programme will combine interactive e-Learning, webinars, live learning and recorded lectures to create an integrated learning programme, using the best of new media and technology.
The programme is designed to encourage the student to take responsibility for his/her own learning. The emphasis of the MBA is on a self-directed learning approach.
The type of teaching will be distance online self-directed learning. In addition, activities on this programme will be supplemented by attendance at three residential courses to complete the hands-on portion of the course.
- Assessments take the form of Short Answer Questions (SAQs), structure essays, critical appraisal, clinical audits and work based projects and exercises
- The majority of assessments are posted online and students normally have two weeks to complete and submit
- Single best answer and reflective questions are used throughout the modules as a form of self-assessment
Candidates must be able to satisfy the general admissions criteria of the University, applicants will be required to:
- Provide evidence of a first degree or equivalent and/or
- Provide evidence of Accreditation for Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)
- Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a relevant field
- Have access to a clinical environment
- Where the applicant’s first language is not English, applicants must produce a copy of either an IELTS certificate (score must be no less than 6.5) or a TOEFL certificate (score must be no less than 575 on the paper-based test, 230 on the computer-based test or 90 on the iBT test).
Delivered at Glasgow Caledonian University’s London campus, this MBA programme has been designed around our commitment to the Common Good and the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). This distinctive MBA programme is designed for enterprising and socially-minded individuals with aspirations to become a professional manager with an instinct for creating sustainable business in a socially responsible manner.
This practical and applied programme provides insight into the everyday challenges confronting managers within a range of business and third sector organisations across the globe. We emphasise the role, contribution and integration of the key business functions to enhance your ability to design and deliver effective organisation-wide strategies.
This dynamic and demanding programme requires your energetic participation. Like you, your peers will be ambitious, highly-motivated and determined to succeed. We look forward to welcoming you onto the programme and into our global alumni network of socially responsible leaders.
GCU London attracts outstanding graduates, from all over the world, and offers an unrivalled student experience and international employability.
GCU is proud to have a cutting-edge campus in the heart of Glasgow. With the establishment of Glasgow Caledonian New York College, we are first foreign higher education institution to award degrees in New York.
You will, as part of this programme, have the opportunity to undertake a two-week study period in either of these exciting locations.
GCU London attracts outstanding graduates, from all over the world, and offers an unrivalled student experience and international employability.
Our unique MBA is designed with the needs of international business and society in mind, helping to build the skills, knowledge and experiences needed to become a successful and responsible leader in management roles across all sectors.
The MBA programme will provide students with an essential understanding of management theories and practices.
The MBA therefore focusses on work experience during the programme through external engagement with business as part of the core curriculum.
The programme also features Research and Consultancy Methods and Dissertation & Consultancy Projects.
Our London campus provides our MBA students with a leading-edge learning environment and offers modern teaching space for lectures, small-group study and social learning.
Situated in an ultra-modern environment in the heart of Spitalfields, located in the fashion and finance capital of London, this professional postgraduate university campus draws on high-quality teaching and industry partnerships around the globe.
GCU London is based in one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
It has the best of every culture, every interest and hobby and every art form on your doorstep. Best of all, GCU London is based in one of the most exciting and up-and-coming areas in London; Spitalfields, home of the legendary Brick Lane, Old Spitalfields, Petticoat Lane Markets and much more.
The campus offers a unique range of MBA and MSc courses, high quality teaching and links with international businesses.
GCU London provides students with an enriching and diverse learning experience underpinned by a vibrant international, intellectual and cultural life. We attract students from over 56 countries, from a range of backgrounds from all corners of the world.
Leadership and management skills are essential for all qualified dental professionals. The skills ensure appropriate patient care is
delivered and for driving innovation within dental practices.
Whether you are the principal dentist or part of the practice management team, you are often responsible for a broad range of nonclinical
aspects of the business including the performance management of staff, managing resources, marketing and budgetary
This new qualification, delivered by the UK’s leading dental education provider, Healthcare Learning is a nationally recognised
qualification specifically tailored for dental professionals. The qualification is approved by the Institute of Leadership & Management
(ILM), and learners are eligible to join this professional body.
The part-time programme is delivered online, over a period of 6 months and is designed to fit around the busy lives of dental
professionals. The course requires only 4-6 hours studying per week.
An experienced faculty with a wealth of experience of both Leadership Development and Dentistry deliver this highly interactive
programme. This is complemented by high quality eLearning. Assignments focus on addressing real-world challenges in the
participant’s own Dental Practice.
The majority of the learning will be on-line and will combine
interactive distance learning, webinars, recorded lectures and
live learning. This is an integrated programme, using the best
of new media and technology.
The education support platform provides the following:
- Student Profile
- Learning Plan
- Key Events Calendar
- My Progress Tracking
- E-learning modules
- Access to ILM Studying Membership resources
The course consists of 4 units, focusing upon key leadership
topics relevant for Dentists and Dental Practice Managers:
• Understanding the Management Role (to Improve
• Budgetary Planning and Control
• Managing Resources
• Planning and Leading (a Complex Team Activity)
Each unit is typically offered twice a year, with the option to
join the programme at any point (for example: participants
could start studying with ‘Managing Resources’, completing
their programme with ‘Budgetary Planning and Control’).
that provides the essential skills required by Dental
Professionals working in a management role.
challenges in the participant’s own Dental Practice.
participants to access the course regardless of place
We are currently accepting applications for starting January 2018 onwards.
To find out more and how to apply contact us on +44 (0)20 7400 8989 or email [email protected]
Healthcare Learning is the home of the most advanced thinking in undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education. They are
internationally acclaimed providers of learning solutions with innovative interactive content and media rich platforms for students around
Using a wealth of experience delivering on-line solutions, Healthcare Learning offers a wide range of products and services for corporate
and healthcare organisations. These include qualifications, interactive learning courses, websites, events, publications, learning
compliance systems, bespoke solutions and mobile applications.
Institute for International Management
The Institute for International Management is a new Institute for 2018 entry and aims to become the leading centre for training and research into the successful management of international organisations across different national contexts.
Students within the Institute for International Management will experience inspiring teaching from academics who are leaders of research within their area of study.
For more information, see our programme page for International Management MSc.
By undertaking this programme, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the different national and cultural contexts in which firms operate, whilst developing and enhancing your analytical and research skills.
The Institute for International Management maintains an interest in the comparative analysis of countries’ institutional setups and how diverse national contexts affect economic activity around the world, especially in multinational corporations. The programme covers a wide range of topics to enable you to gain a broad, analytical and integrative understanding of business and international management. You will develop your knowledge of emerging markets and global strategy in order to apply this to the complex field of international management, both systematically and creatively, to improve business practice.
Your personal development
As an MSc International Management student, you will benefit from inspiring guest lectures delivered by successful entrepreneurs and business leaders across a range of industries.
Enterprise Through the Curriculum is an intrinsic element of every master’s programme at Loughborough University London and has been carefully designed to give students the best possible chance of securing their dream role. From employability profiling to live group projects set by a business or organisation, and from site visits to organisation-based dissertation opportunities, Loughborough University London is the first of its kind to develop a suite of activities and support that is positioned as the underpinning of every student’s experience.
Future career prospects
The Institute for International Management is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully into a global management and relations position. We will prepare you for employment in a very wide range of careers, including consultancy as a functional specialist or general management in the private or public sector.
Speak to a programme specialist
If you'd like to know more about this programme, you can request an email or telephone call from an academic responsible for the teaching of this programme.
Scholarships for 2018 entry
Our ambition is to inspire high achieving students from all backgrounds, to benefit from our outstanding teaching and cutting edge research facilities.
Inspiring Success Scholarship
The Inspiring Success Scholarship offers 100% off the full cost of tuition fees for selected unemployed and underemployed graduates, who obtained GCSE or A-level (or equivalent) qualifications from Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham or Waltham Forest.
East London Community Scholarship
The East London Community Scholarship offers 50% off the full cost of tuition fees for students who obtained GCSE or A-level (or equivalent) qualifications from Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest.
The Excellence scholarship automatically awards high-achieving students 20% off the full cost of our master’s tuition fees, regardless of their full-time programme or nationality. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have an upper-second class degree or equivalent qualification recognised by Loughborough University.
The Alumni Bursary automatically awards graduates of Loughborough University 10% off the full cost of our master's tuition fees, regardless of their full-time programme or nationality.
Further details about the full range of scholarships we offer are available on our website.