Taught course

Strategic Project Management

Heriot-Watt University · Management

Entry requirements

Minimum admission qualification is high quality bachelor degree (or an equivalent academic degree) of at least three years duration and 180 ECTS credits in a cognate discipline, or semi-cognate discipline with considerable relevant experience (eg business and management, science and engineering). For details of language ability and other admission criteria, please visit the course website.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme content has been developed around three interconnected themes: strategy, control and integration. These themes also reflect the core strengths of each University.
Heriot Watt University provides a high level strategic underpinning to project planning, strategy formulation and implementation in organisations.
At Politecnico di Milano, the focus is on the function, purpose,creation and management of appropriate control mechanisms in strategic projects.
At USBE, Umea School of Business, students embed their learning using an integrated and research-based approach to strategic thinking and project management, through two integrated modules and a master level thesis.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must score minimum of 6.5 IELTS or 600 TOEFL (250 computerised version). For lower level English speakers pre-sessional English language courses may be available.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit the course website for information on funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
16 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

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