Taught course

Project Management

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with second class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a subject with some element of qualitative (essay-based) study. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

International Applicants: English language requirements: Band 6C. IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Months of entry


Course content

This dynamic and engaging MSc offers a contemporary perspective on project management and draws on current theories and practices that will prepare you for success in this fast-growing profession.

This evidence-based masters draws on the latest research and professional practice to ensure your learning is up-to-date. You can also gain hands-on experience by planning on a real-life project as part of the Process module. You will be exposed to the latest professional issues through guest lectures and engagement with professional bodies including the opportunity to take part in a unique Project Management competition with APM.

Previous graduate destinations include The Oxford Group, Dassault Systèmes, Finning South America, Glaxy Futures and Costco.

Core/Compulsory modules: Project Management - People and Organisations; Project Management - Processes; Project Risk Management; Decision Making and Analysis in Projects; Dissertation

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

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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