Taught course

International Project Management

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

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

Overview

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.

Our MSc Project Management course will help you gain the administrative, organisational and creative skills you’ll need to become one of tomorrow’s leading managers.

The course will encourage creative thinking, and the development of leadership and management skills through teamwork, discussion and peer review. You’ll develop new skills to an advanced level, becoming a highly-skilled manager capable of administering major projects within and across different organisations.

In addition to further academic research opportunities, career prospects are expected to keep pace with the rapid advances in management methods and intelligent based technologies, hence, there is expected to be continuing demand for competent, versatile postgraduates who can design and implement innovative solutions for industry.

Key Facts

  • This programme will offer a route towards membership from APM (Association of Project Management) and PMI (Project Management Institute).
  • 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
£877 per 20 credit module
International students
£877 per 20 credit module

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24-28 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 5595