Taught course

Project Management

University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Work experience in a related field is not a requirment but can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applications assessed on individual merit.

Months of entry


Course content

Across the public and private sectors, more and more organisations now recognise the value of running aspects of their business in the form of projects, managed using project management concepts, tools and techniques. This has led to a growing demand for skilled project managers. With comprehensive modules designed by an academic with extensive professional and research experience, this evidence-based MSc draws on current theories and practices to prepare you for a successful career as a project manager. It also offers a high level of flexibility; you’ll be able to choose modules that are relevant to your sector or your career aims. Unlike many other masters courses in this field, you don’t need to have an engineering or technical background to join the course. And you’ll benefit from the knowledge of academics who are renowned for their expertise in areas such as project risk management.

Compulsory modules include: Project Management: People and Organisations; Project Management: Processes; Project Risk Management; Decision-making and Analysis in Projects

Optional modules include: Business Ethics; Accounting and Control; Managing within a Global Context; Systems Thinking; Consultancy Skills; Problem Structuring; Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence; Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods; International and Comparative Human Resource Management

Plus dissertation

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393