Taught course

Project and Innovation Management (January start) MSc

University of Sussex · SPRU - Science Policy Research

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Entry requirements

You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification can be in any subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

Become a first-rate project manager. You’ll develop the critical skills to help you manage projects in today’s dynamic business and economic environment.

You’re taught and supervised by leading project management experts in the University of Sussex Business School. This course draws on expertise from SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit. Within an environment that values innovation and sustainability, you’ll learn to plan and manage projects effectively and efficiently. Gain a comprehensive understanding of, and develop core competencies in:

  • managing complex projects
  • managing risk and innovation
  • applying design thinking for project management
  • applying advanced project management practices.

Joining the University of Sussex Business School, you benefit from extensive career support and business connections, including employer mentoring, networking, talks and guest lectures. The Careers and Employability Centre can help you find and prepare for internship opportunities through skills workshops, employer events, an employer database, live vacancies and CV reviews. You can also tailor your degree to your career path by choosing options in areas such as agile project management, innovation and sustainability.


The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures a rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected our online prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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