Birmingham City University - PROJECT MANAGEMENT - MSC

Birmingham City University



The course will encourage creative thinking, and the development of leadership and management skills through teamwork, discussion and peer review. You'll develop new skills to an advanced level, becoming a highly-skilled manager capable of administering major projects within and across different organisations.

In addition to further academic research opportunities, career prospects are expected to keep pace with the rapid advances in project management methods and intelligent based technologies, hence, there is expected to be continuing demand for competent, versatile postgraduates who can design and implement innovative solutions for industry

Tailor your degree

The Professional Placement version of the course is optional and is offered as an alternative to the standard version of the course. This will allow you to complete a credit bearing, 20 week Professional Placement as an integral part of your Master's Degree. The purpose of the Professional Placement is to improve your employability skills which will, through the placement experience, allow you to evidence your professional skills, attitudes and behaviours at the point of entry to the postgraduate job market.

Entry Requirements

  • We would normally expect you to hold at least a Second Class Honours degree.

  • IELTS 6.0 with no banding below 5.5

Career Prospects

The programme has achieved academic accreditation from the Association of Project Management (APM). This accreditation has been achieved in recognition for demonstrating that the key principles set out in the APM Body of Knowledge (6th Edition) have been incorporated and integrated into curriculum design and module development of the programme. The teaching and learning on the programme focuses and emphasises the importance of the Body of Knowledge and ensures that we incorporate it within the guiding principles underpinning the programme.

Career opportunities after completing project management

  • Project Co-Ordinator.
  • New Product Development Project Manager.
  • Construction Project Manager.
  • Information Technology Project Manager.
  • Environmental Research Project Manager.
  • Become A Consultant.

Course Details

In order to complete this course a student must successfully complete all the following CORE modules (totalling






Research Methods 20 credits
Resource Management 20 credits
Procurement and Contract Law 20 credits
International Operations and Logistics 20 credits
Principles of Project Management 20 credits
International Business and Marketing 20 credits
Individual Masters Project 60 credits

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