Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a variety of subject areas is accepted for entry into this course.

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

January, September

Course content

Project Management is ever-growing and evolving as an imperative function to improve efficiency and transparency in modern businesses. Tomorrow’s project managers don’t only need expert organisational skills and the ability to manage conflicting tasks and pressures. They need to understand how to provide leadership of projects and enact organisational change in both a global, and sustainable way. Our MSc Strategic Project Management programme embeds these issues as a core part of out teaching, meaning our graduates are ready to go into the world and effect change.

Kent Business School is ‘triple crown accredited’; this puts us in the top 1% of business schools globally. There is no better place to take the next step in your career and realise your ambitions. Our MSc Strategic Project Management course at Kent Business School is delivered by academic experts and co-developed with industry leaders and experts. You will develop a detailed background of Project Management and strategic theory and the imperative tools and processes project managers use in the business environment. This accompanied with the global outlook and emphasis on an ethical and sustainable approach to project management, means you will be able to not only step into a career in project management, but be a leader in the field.

You will end your Master's with a detailed report on an independent research project with a dedicated expert supervisor. This is a fantastic example of your work, skills and knowledge to show employers after you graduate. Our graduates typically find work in consultancy and employed work both in the UK and globally. You will be well placed to either start you own business, or work in companies such as Deloitte, JPMorgan Chase, BP and Huawei. Whatever your goals are in business, our MSc Strategic Project Management programme is a great first step to get there.

Reasons to study MSc Strategic Project Management at Kent

  • Leader in the field: Kent Business School is a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business school placing us in the top 1% of business schools globally to be accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.
  • An international hub: You’ll be part of a supportive, diverse community at our Medway campus, just 40 minutes from London.
  • Kickstart your career: You can increase your career prospects through an Industrial Placement or In-Company Student Consultancy Project, or even transform your idea into a business through the Business Start-Up Journey with ASPIRE. Please note that the industrial placement is only available on courses starting in September.
  • Supporting student success: You’ll gain access to employability support from enrolment up to three years after graduation at the historic Rochester Cathedral.
  • Industry experts: Our academics are industry experts who have hands on experience with everything they teach, your course is informed by real-world expertise.

Information for international students

Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information. Please note that international fee-paying students cannot undertake a part-time programme due to visa restrictions.

English language entry requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree.

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.

Need help with English?

Applicants who are required to meet an English language condition may be able to study a pre-sessional course in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please visit our postgraduate fees and funding page for the most up-to-date information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Please note that the part-time study option is only available with courses starting in September.

Course contact details

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