Taught course

Project Management and Operations Management (Professional Practice) MSc

University of Huddersfield · Huddersfield Business School

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Professional Practice courses are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification, in any subject.
  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5 (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score) or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

This course looks at the core principles of project management and business operations, including how to plan and manage complex projects effectively, helping prepare you for a career in a variety of project management roles. Project Management is constantly at the core of business development; every responsible business is in need of staff who know how to deliver projects effectively and on time and organise its operation in a resource-efficient way. Our graduates will gain knowledge and enhance their skillset in a way that would allow them to achieve strategic objectives and goals when employed within their organisations.

The course aims to provide you with an in-depth appreciation of project and operations management theories and practices, and their importance to contemporary businesses. The course helps in developing your understanding towards planning, managing, monitoring and controlling complex projects and their operations in an integrated manner, within a wide range of business environments. Through this course you will expand your knowledge and gain practical experience using project and operations management tools and techniques working with fellow members of your course in real-life projects.

This course is aimed primarily at those seeking to progress or move into a project management role. The course is also a good fit for those who wish to work in the complex functions of construction, IT, manufacturing, services, and the retail industry. Having experience working as a project/operations manager is not a prerequisite.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 472956