Taught course

International Project Management

Birmingham City University · Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have obtained an honours degree in a relevant management-related subject, with at least a 2:2 classification.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content


This distance learning course is designed to allow maximum flexibility to ensure delegates who are employed have the opportunity to decide how and when is most convenient and conducive to study.

Key Facts

  • The growth in the international marketplace has created a global demand for practitioners with capabilities and competencies in the management of complex projects, whilst appreciating project distance, time, currency exchange rates, and customs rules and regulations.
  • The MSc International Project Management course is designed to provide an understanding of complex project management methods, resource development, project and process management, international business and information strategy, and global operations, alongside research methods and professional development.
  • This course includes a mix of practical work-based learning; problem-based learning and online group collaboration. This develops analysis, synthesis, decision making skills and the ability to cope with the challenges of international business operations. Delegates are encouraged to identify and appreciate the skills necessary to interpret the effects of managing international projects with constantly increasing legislative controls, with respect to safety, legislation, environmental and green issues.

Information for international students

The University accepts a wide range of overseas qualifications. To find out if your current qualifications are comparable to British standards, please contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) or the International Admissions Office, telephone 0121 331 5162 or email international.admissions@bcu.ac.uk. International Students can apply on-line on the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500 (2016)

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-28 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)121 331 5595
+44 (0)121 331 7994