Taught course

Project Management

University of Southampton · Southampton Business School

Entry requirements

2:1 classification UK bachelors degree or equivalent

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 academics 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.

Project management is a fast-growing field with more and more private and public organisations moving towards managing their businesses through a project framework. In the UK, for instance, 95 per cent of government policies are delivered through major projects. On this specialised MSc you’ll learn how to manage projects effectively, preparing you for a career in any type of organisation and in any sector.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test.

The following scores are accepted for direct entry:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in reading and writing, 6.0 in listening and speaking

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Business and Law
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