Taught course

IT Project Management

Aston University · Computer Science

Entry requirements

Minimum of a good Honours Degree (2:2) in Computer Science or a related discipline. Graduates who do not meet this requirement will need to prove substantial industrial computing experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed for students with a prior degree in computer science and/or experience in software engineering who wish to develop their career further into Project Management.

Students will gain understanding of: the factors affecting the success of a project; the planning and control cycle; the structure and application of a software process and the use of appropriate tools and techniques; the management of budgets; the ways in which software metrics can be applied to support and improve activities contributing to the management of software projects.

Teaching is delivered jointly by the business and engineering schools.

Information for international students

Aston is an internationally recognised institution attracting students from the UK and around the world. Typically, we welcome students from over 50 countries each year. Minimum IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600.

Fees and funding

The School offers 14 International Scholarships to self-funded students in 2009/10. To be awarded a scholarship, an applicant normally have or expect to achieve a minimum of a first class Honours degree or equivalent, and be able to demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievement.

For UK/EU Scholarships, please contact seaspgtaught@aston.ac.uk.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Engineering & Applied Science Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)121 204 3668
+44 (0)121 204 3676