Applicants should be graduates (industrial experience preferred), have equivalent professional qualifications or satisfactory industrial experience.
Months of entry
The Master of Science degree in Project Management has been designed to meet the requirements of practicing professionals and is taught in a flexible manner. It is offered on a part time basis, teaching being at weekends or by distance learning through the University's online virtual learning environment.
The courses are completely modular in structure and have been carefully developed to articulate to each other to provide a variety of levels of provision, suiting the needs of the participants. Each module can be taken as a stand alone credit bearing unit for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development. A choice of exit levels is provided to suit the needs of the participants thus leading to the award of a postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or MSc qualification. Each level is a necessary requirement for entry to the next one. Each of the levels can be taken over a minimum period of one year of part time study although they can be taken over a longer period if it is more convenient. The minimum time to complete the whole programme is three years.
The programme can boast of graduates and students in almost every part of the world, from Jamaica in the west to New Zealand in the east and from Alaska in the north to Australia in the south. The degree is designed to engage across industry borders, teaching and exploring project management skills and issues equally applicable to our students who come themselves from a wide range of industry background (including education, I.T., banking, oil, rail, local government and atomic energy). Our students and graduates recognise that this is one of the great strengths of the programme with many of them experiencing it first hand as they move between industries as their careers progress.
Fees and funding
- More information about tuition fees and payment plans.
- University of Aberdeen Funding Database
- Alumni discount for postgraduate degrees (20%)
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate School Admissions Unit
- +44 (0)1224 272515
- +44 (0)1224 272818