Technological innovations are typically managed through the medium of a project. This programme enables a student to explore issues from conception of a technology via its implementation to eventual adoption. The course considers the state of the art in technology delivery and covers a range of contemporary technology project management themes.
See the website https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/management/courses/Pages/Technology-Project-Management---MSc.aspx
MSc: minimum one year full-time or two years part-time
PgD: minimum two years part-time
PgC: minimum one year part-time
October and February intakes available.
The programme has nine core modules:
Four foundational 10 credit modules:
- Technology Adoption
- Technology Project Management
- Technology Legal Issues
- Team Software Development Project
Four specialist 20 credit modules:
- Business Analysis
- End User Computing Risk Management
- Project Management Theory and Practice
- Project Management Case Studies
In addition, one 20 credit module, 'Research Methods for Technology Projects', is undertaken in preparation for the self-managed element.
120 credits from these may result in the award of PgD; 60 credits from these may result in the award of PgC. The MSc requires all nine modules and completion of a 40 credit project.
Modules are delivered through lectures, tutorials, practical workshops and invited speakers.
Employability & Careers
The blend of more generic project management competencies with specific technological awareness will provide a solid foundation for a future career as a manager of technological projects.
Find information on Scholarships here https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/scholarships
Find out how to apply here https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply
A Honours degree at least 2:2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Information Systems or Business Studies OR Five years relevant work experience OR Applicants from other backgrounds will be considered on an individual basis