Taught course

IT Project Management

Institution
Aston University · Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

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

October

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

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Engineering & Applied Science Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
seaspgtaught@aston.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 204 3668
Fax
+44 (0)121 204 3676