Taught course

Strategic Management of Projects

UCL - University College London · Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management

Entry requirements

Evidence of achievement and/or impact in your industry (e.g. promotion, project scope, professional recognition, etc.)A good undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification. Candidates with significant relevant experience and impact in their industry may be exempted from this requirement.A minimum of two years experience in project-based work or project-based organisation. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. The English language level for this programme is: Standard. Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

For professionals who aspire to lead in the management of projects and programmes, this intensive executive development MSc prepares you for project executive roles in shaping and delivering corporate and project strategy.

The MSc in Strategic Management of Projects brings together distinguished, thoughtful professionals, academics, and policy makers from across sectors and industries to explore the key strategic issues that project executives face and proposes strategic responses through the management of projects.

Studying in London's centre of excellence for the management of projects and our progressive teaching and learning culture will help you create your own unique approach to managing capital investment and strategic change across a wide range of industry sectors. This is a programme designed for developing today the project and programme leaders of tomorrow.

The MSc in Strategic Management of Projects (SMP) delivers: 120 top-quality sessions led by leading academics, practitioners, policy makers, entrepreneurs, fellow students and yourself; a twin focus on strategically managing projects and critical thinking throughout the programme; personal instruction as a result of highly selective, size limited student enrolment, so that you have the time to engage deeply with experts, academics and fellow classmates; the SMP Alumni: a community of friends and professionals that will support you in the first steps of your professional development and career following graduation.

Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: 3-5 years;

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of case-based learning, peer-based learning and lectures and workshops from leading practitioners, policy-makers, entrepreneurs and academics. Students are required to have sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge to challenge and inform others. Assessment is primarily through written coursework and the research report.

Course contact details

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