De Montfort University

MSc Project Management

Designed to meet the increasing demand for effective project management across all industries, this course focuses on the key principles behind project management methodology.

Project management is crucial in all business fields, from the financial sector and information technology, to healthcare and public services. This course helps equip you with the skills and expertise required to to undertake complex business planning in the modern global business environment.

This course is an ideal choice if you’re interested in progressing into a new career or if you’re already a professional who is hoping to gain formal accreditation of existing knowledge and skills.

Real-world challenges and tasks such as product development, change management, software development and event management all benefit from a structured management approach, and this course can teach you how to master this skill. You’ll balance theoretical analysis with practical experience to develop a critical and questioning approach to the conceptual underpinnings of project management. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake an in-depth dissertation, allowing you to focus your studies on an area that’s of interest to you or relates to your current line of work. 

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Work experience is desirable but not essential.
  • If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities within project management are varied.

This fast-growing management discipline provides opportunities in the private and public sectors including industries such as cultural events, construction, finance, pharmaceuticals, transport, and large-scale government projects.

Career opportunities

 after completing  MSc Project Management

  • Project Co-Ordinator. This project management career is perfect for those just starting in the industry.
  • New Product Development Project Manager.
  • Construction Project Manager.
  • Information Technology Project Manager.
  • Environmental Research Project Manager.
  • Become A Consultant.

Course Details

You will engage with the current theory and practice of project management and develop an advanced level of skills relevant to the international work environment. You will develop skills relating to teamwork and gain an awareness of the complexities involved in managing projects on time and to budget.

The programme is particularly relevant to those who wish to further their career in both the business and public sectors including undertaking work in multi-national companies and international organisations.

Semester 1

Project Management
Accounting for Managers
Research Methods
Risk Management

Semester 2

Project Management Case Study Analysis
Project Management Skills

You may choose two elective modules (30 credits) from the following list:
Global Supply Chain Management (currently under review)
Business Creation and Innovation
Managing Organisational Change

Semester 3

Project Management focused Dissertation

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