Taught course

Project Management

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • 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

Months of entry

September

Course content

Huddersfield Business School is excited to announce a new portfolio of courses that are currently being formalised. These are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to be influential and successful in a rapidly changing global environment.

Our new portfolio covers a wide variety of subject areas offering courses in traditional business and management alongside new and innovative topics. Although this specific course will not be available in 2019, a similar range of courses will follow covering contemporary topics that suit the changing external environment. Our new courses should be available to view online from mid-November, however in the meantime please do get in touch if you would like to enquire about any of our Business School courses.

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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Logistics Operations Hospitality and Marketing
Email
buslohm@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 472956