Cardiff Metropolitan University - Project Management Masters - MSc

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Project Management Masters - MSc

Many organisations struggle to achieve efficiency savings. Project Management is consistently recognised as a must have work place skill set to attain this value for monies efficiency and to ensure a sustainable project, programme and portfolio success. Effective project management skills are in great demand in an increasingly collaborative, uncertain and complex global environment. Project Management is an essential and desirable criteria in almost every job description. 

This MSc in Project Management aims to provide graduates with a broad range of specialist and advanced tool-sets of both technical and interpersonal skills that will equip them to develop successful careers in the demanding and rapidly expanding field of project management. 

Project Management is a life skill and applies to every sector from Engineering, Construction, Built Environment, Oil and Gas, Energy/Renewable/Clean Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing and Production, Banking, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Information Systems, Health, Social Care, Public Services, Government, Charity (Non-Governmental Organisations), Third Sectors, Retail, Media and Creative Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), Legal, Capacity development, Local Content and many other Professional Services. This course will cater the needs for most sectors and industries by embedding a range of Project Management methodologies and methods such as Linear (Traditional/Waterfall), Agile, Scrum, Kanban, PRINCE2 and Project Management for Sustainable Development.

Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students should hold an undergraduate degree (normally of classification 2:2 or above).

  • Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent.

Career Prospects

On successful completion of the MSc Project Management you will be equipped to take on a challenging career in project management across a range of sectors from Engineering, Construction, Built Environment, Surveying, Manufacturing and Production, Energy/Renewable/Clean Energy, Oil and Gas/Hydrocarbons, Information Technology, Information Systems, Banking, Finance, Retail, Media and Creative Industries, Third Sector, Charity (Non-Governmental Organisation), Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Military, Health, Social Care, Legal and range of sectors/disciplines/domains.  You will also be able to develop your current project management skills and experience to be able to specialize in such areas as risk management, finance, and contract management or to take on more of a leadership role in your organization's portfolio of projects and programs.

Course Details

This MSc Project Management builds theoretical and contextual knowledge but more eminently prepares students a career in a collaborative world. Students will have to study and complete 


 the core modules below in order to achieve the full 

MSc Project Management award (180 Credits, 8 Modules).


However, there are two exit points within this Programme should students only want to complete either the 

Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management (60 Credits, 3 Modules)


Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management (120 Credits, 6 Modules) 

and they can return and complete their next stage of this Programme anytime and start from the point that they have left subject to there is no major and significant changes to this Programme. This will be evaluated on case by case basis and subject to our admissions procedure and academic regulations.

Core Modules

Project Management Theory and Practice (20 Credits)
Project Leadership (20 Credits)
Strategic Project Management (20 Credits)
Project Risk Management (20 Credits)
Project Commercial Management (20 Credits)
Management of Mega and Complex Projects (20 Credits)
Project Management Innovations (20 Credits)
Capstone Project (40 Credits)

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