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MScProject Management

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Project-based working is traditional in engineering and information
technology, but this approach is now widely used across all sectors.
This course will give you a valuable qualification that is attractive
to employers as project management professionals are in demand. The
course is open to graduates of all disciplines seeking to develop
their career in project management, as well as managers looking to
enhance their skills. Graduates from this course will have the
flexibility to work in a range of organisations, as a manager, project
manager or in a consultancy capacity.

During the course you will:

  • Experience a course that reflects areas of knowledge specified by
    the Project Management Institute and the Association for Project
  • Benefit from teaching and learning underpinned by current best
    practice and research
  • Have the opportunity to put theory into practice via the delivery
    of a real project for a client
  • Experience PRINCE2 Project Management Foundation and Practitioner
  • Study in a scenic campus location at Putteridge Bury

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Project entrepreneurship
  • Contract and procurement management
  • Project management tools and techniques
  • Risk and quality management
  • The human side of management
  • Financial analysis
  • Delivery of a real client project
  • Business research methods
  • Applied management research project or dissertation


Career opportunities


It is anticipated that many students will be actively engaged in paid
employment, but all students will be able to access resources
available within the University to help with your continued career
management. Over the duration of the course students will network with
their peers, the course team as well as have opportunities to go to
presentations and lectures provided by the Knowledge Network which is
a vibrant and lively meeting point for business people to share their
knowledge and opportunities. More information can be obtained on

The Centre for Personal and Career Development is available to
support and advise all students. The Careers Advisors meet the
students in Induction, to introduce them to the Careers Service. At
masters level, students are encouraged to take greater responsibility
for their career management, with the support of the Careers Service,
which offer one-to-one career coaching. However, the course will
include career development and management, and students, as
professional learners will feel better equipped to make more informed
decisions and career moves in line with their personal and career
goals Students are encouraged to use the various Career Management
online tools available for self assessment and identification of
career opportunities.


On completing this course students are likely to progress within the
following areas:


Project/programme management, management, consultancy, quality

Further study:

Graduates could pursue a PhD in the area, or seek further
professional qualifications through, for example, the Association of
Project Management.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.