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Entry requirements

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact us now via LiveChat.

Applications should possess:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in any subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or
  • Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5.

If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

May, August, October

Course content

Enhance your knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively influence project management strategy for businesses and institutions with this fully online and part-time Project Management MSc.

The programme is designed to facilitate the development of technical competence in areas including risk management, monitoring, and control of projects, procurement, as well as a core understanding of operations management principles, which can advance project delivery.

On this programme you will have the opportunity to develop practical judgement, critical self-awareness and the ability to reflect on and learn from experience.

Students will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge and expertise to pursue qualifications such as PMQ (APM), PPQ (APM), PMP (PMI), CAPM (PMI) for those with some Project Management experience, or PFQ (APM) for those just starting out.

Teaching methods and style 

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art virtual learning environment, which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.  

Methods of assessment 

Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries. 

Career destinations 

At a module level, activities and assessments will enable students to engage with work-based issues within Project Management practice, including the opportunity to analyse and reflect on their own work organisation and role where appropriate. The underpinning philosophy of authentic assessment will ensure assignments are meaningful and enable the development of employability attributes relevant to the discipline.

Potential career destinations include finance, insurance, manufacturing, construction, government, healthcare, and the information technology industry.

Information for international students

International students may be eligible for Regional Scholarships of up to 15%. To find out more, please contact our admissions team.

Fees and funding

UK students
£15,300
International students
£15,300

To find out more about the funding available for online programmes with the University of Liverpool click here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    30 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

To achieve a full master’s degree, you will be required to complete 180 credits. This programme is also available as a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits and a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits. Students who complete the PG Cert and PG Dip will have the opportunity to progress to a full master’s degree.

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