Taught course

Management of Complex Projects

UCL - University College London · Space and Climate Physics

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. At least two years' experience working in an engineering or technology project environment is expected. 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: Good. 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

The Management of Complex Projects MSc has been designed to meet the needs of project managers responsible for the most challenging engineering projects. The programme covers the key knowledge and tools needed to deliver on time, on budget and with the required level of technical performance.

The new degree at UCL prepares students for an exciting career in managing challenging engineering projects.

Participants gain the skills and knowledge needed to get ahead - from academic theories of conflict and motivation to practical tools for managing risk and tracking project progress.

Students will meet like-minded individuals from other industries, and through extensive group work and classroom interaction will share experiences, learn new approaches, and build contacts that will contribute to future career development.

Full-time: 1 year; Flexible: up to 5 years;

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
60 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, case-studies, discussion sessions, workshop activity, and project work. Assessment is through a combination of course work in class tests and written examinations. The research modules are assessed through a written report and a short presentation.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214