Masters | Postgraduate Course - Project Management MSc Course Details within University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire
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Course Fees
UK/EU Students: Full time: £6,450 for the 2017 academic year Part time: If you decide to study this course on a part time basis you will be charged on a modular basis. The cost is £510 per 15 credits for the 2017 academic year International Students: Full time: £12,100 for the 2017 academic year
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Project Management MSc

Study Details

MSc Full Time, 1 Years Part Time, 2 Years

This programme is for those wishing to study project management at postgraduate (Master's) level. You will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding required for a successful career in project management.

This course pulls together project management theory, practice and solid hands-on experience to provide you with an excellent grounding in project management theory and methods.

The balance of theory and practice is reflected in the research interests and practitioner experience of our specialist lecturers.

The course content covers qualitative and quantitative aspects of project management including:

  • Time, quality and cost management
  • Project leadership and team management
  • Project management's contribution to strategy

The course also provides the option to select modules relevant to different project management application areas:

  • General project management
  • Information systems
  • Engineering

Why choose this course?

  • Study for a professionally accredited Project Management degree.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to become a successful project manager.
  • Learn from our excellent team of lecturers, researchers and industry professionals from a range of project management backgrounds.
  • Choose from three different routes, giving you the opportunity to tailor your studies.

Module details

Year 1

Optional

  • Computer Simulation for Business
  • Information Management
  • Manufacturing Strategy
  • Project Leadership and Communications
  • Project Management Simulation

Entry Requirements

A UK honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) or equivalent in a Business, Management, Information Systems, Engineering or Project Management related subject

OR
At least one year's work experience in a project management role, combined with an HE (or equivalent) qualification.

Programme Assessment

You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.

Student Destinations

Our graduates go on to become project planners, controllers, project managers and senior project managers in a variety of sectors and a wide range of organisations.