About the course
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.
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.
It 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
This course also provides the option to select modules from three different pathways:
- General project management
- Information systems
See the website http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/project-management
Our part-time programme enables you to attend lectures on just one day per week, allowing you to arrange your study around existing work commitments. And this mean you will complete the programme in two years.
Levels of study
You may choose to register on our Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) or Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) programmes, depending on your objectives for study. After completing these stages you may then wish to transfer to the Master's programme as your studies progress.
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.
Our graduates go on to become project planners, controllers 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.
This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management as being aligned with their professional body of knowledge.
Find out how to apply here http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/project-management#how-to-apply
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.herts.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate
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. If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with no lower than 5.5 (or equivalent).
UK/EU Students: Full time £6,100, Part time £510 per module; International Students: Full time £12,000