Coventry University

Project Management MSc

The globalisation of the business world, coupled with heightened competition, increasing customer expectations and rapid technological advances, has fuelled the demand for projects of all types across almost every industry.

Organisations are looking for professional project managers with the knowledge, skills and expertise to drive forward new ways of working and implement change successfully.

  • Address a range of complex project management issues
  • Equip you to lead projects across different geographical boundaries
  • Aims to prepare you to become a successful leader in the field of project management

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold an honours degree 2:2 or above in a relevant academic discipline, such as business management, or project management.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English program before you start your course.


Career Prospects

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Understand and critically evaluate the role of project management in different organisations at a strategic level in an evolving global environment.
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the current concepts, principles and methodologies available in planning and managing a wide variety of projects from a global perspective.
  • Critically analyse a range of different issues and challenges in the implementation and management of projects, to include people, processes and culture, developing reasoned recommendations and solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders involved in a variety of international projects to include developing written plans, reports and delivering professional oral presentations.
  • Develop transferable professional and practical skills that will demonstrate a responsible, ethical and sustainable approach to managing projects both individually and as part of a team.

Course Details

During the course, through a variety of mandatory modules, we will not only examine the methodologies of project management, but also the impact of contextual and strategic influences on the management of projects, including investment analysis, governance, risk management, culture and ethical matters, and environmental concerns. We will study contemporary practices, such as sustainability and responsible management, with the aim of developing your appreciation of ethical project governance and its role in delivering successful projects in a repeatable way.

Year 1

Business Process Integration
Project Management in Practice
Strategic Portfolio and Programme Management
Project Organisation and Culture
Risk Management
International Leadership and Management
Project Management Methodologies
Project Governance and Responsible Management
Professional Management Development – Creativity, Change and Innovation
Postgraduate Business Project

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