Taught course

Project Management

University of Huddersfield · Department of Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a wide range of disciplines or equivalent professional qualification.

  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

  • Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English must meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5 or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to provide you with in-depth appreciation of project management theories and practices, and their importance to contemporary businesses. The course helps develop your understanding of the need to manage and plan complex projects in an integrated manner, within an overall business environment.

You will study the skills and tools that help projects run more efficiently and effectively, particularly in the face of the challenging, but highly rewarding, project-based business environment. Aimed primarily at graduates who wish to move into a project management role, the course is suited to those who wish to work in the complex functions of major construction, IT, manufacturing, services and retail.

The key modules of the course include Strategic Management, Procurement and Purchasing, Information Systems, Applied Project Management, Human Aspects of Project Management and a Project Management Based Research Paper.

Subjects are studied through a range of different and engaging teaching methods. Teaching methods include lectures, case study discussions, group work, and an individual and group projects. Latest technologies will be used in lectures to deliver the theoretical concepts, utilising videos and smart phone applications that facilitate instant assessment of your understanding of key learning points. Leading consultants and project managers will be invited to guest lecture and discuss hot issues in the field with students on the course. Seminars are based on case studies and business games to apply project management theories and tools. Assessments include individual and group assignments, individual examinations and in-class tests.

Fees and funding

In 2018/19 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £6,500.

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are interested in studying with us on a part-time basis, please visit our Fees and Finance pages for part-time fee information.

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

Please email the Student Finance Office Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Department of Logistics Operations Hospitality and Marketing (B385)
+44 1484 472956