Masters | Postgraduate Course - Applied Project Management MSc Course Details within University of West London

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Applied Project Management MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

In recent years, there has been a growing awareness and appreciation for the use of project management techniques in a much wider range of business settings. This, in part, is due to increasing competition and a business imperative which recognises that to achieve competitive advantage, the efficiency and success of each and every project is vital.

This exciting new Masters in Applied Project Management contextualises the practice of project management within specific sectors and will give you the generic skills and competencies required to fulfil your business and organisational needs.

Why choose this course?
The practical approach to teaching and learning is enhanced through the two distinct pathways of Computing and Enterprise Management as well as a final dissertation that allows for even deeper focus on your chosen career sector. 

The course will allow you to study the latest techniques in project management and apply them to a specialist area of computing and enterprise management.

There are six taught modules ranging from Principles of Project Management to Research Methods with one being from your selected pathway.

Module details

Module

  • Principles of Project Management
  • Project Strategy
  • Employability Skills and Employment
  • Learning and Professional Development
  • Project Teams
  • Project Finance and Marketing
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

You can choose from one of the following pathways:

  • Consultancy and Technical Innovation (Computing Pathway)

Or

  • Management of Organisational Change (Enterprise Management Pathway)

Entry Requirements

Applicants will need an honours degree (minimum 2:2) from a recognised UK university or equivalent. Applicants may also be able to gain entry on the strength of equivalent experience and achievement. In this case, Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) may be possible.

Student Destinations

Project Management is the discipline of planning, organising and executing projects effectively and efficiently. As such, project management plays an important role in nearly any organisation, from SMEs through to the largest global corporations. Knowledge and skills gained within this course will enable graduates to take on the role of project manager and/or become an effective member of a project management team.