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Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2:1) from the UK or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Consideration will be given to those applicants holding a good 2:2 honours degree.

Applicants without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis A good honours degree (minimum 2:2) from the UK or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry


Course content

You can start this postgraduate degree in January. If you’re taking a career break to study this could be the best option for you. A January start also works well for overseas students as it allows more time to meet visa requirements. Find out more here.

This exciting programme addresses the increasing demand in all areas of business for professional project managers. Whether you work within a firm or as an external consultant, a career as a project manager is both rewarding and challenging.

Our reputation as a leading business school means we attract students from a range of backgrounds and experience, and from countries around the world. This allows you to build networks, learn from your peers, and develop an international perspective on business and management issues. You develop an understanding of relevant theories alongside the practical skills you need to work as a professional project manager, strategist or consultant. You gain skills in:

  • leadership and change management
  • project risk management
  • corporate strategy and performance measurement
  • portfolio management frameworks and methodologies
  • project management data analytics.

The programme is flexible, allowing you to gain additional experience and qualifications while studying for your MSc. You have the opportunity to undertake an industrial placement, and to work on consultancy projects. You can choose to gain six professional certificates in project management by attending a course taught by our world-class professionals.

You become a member of the Project Management Institute UK (PMI) network, the world’s leading association for professional portfolio, programme or project managers. This gives you access to weekly talks by professional guest speakers as well as other evening networking events. You can also take part in prestigious PMI university competitions.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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