Taught course

Project Management

University of the West of Scotland · School of Science

Entry requirements

A first degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate discipline from CNAA, a UK university or equivalent institution.

Direct entry to the MSc will require you to have completed a PG Diploma in an appropriate discipline or equivalent. Entry to the postgraduate course (other than Masters direct) may be open if you have an HND or DipHE award in an appropriate discipline, or a professional qualification accepted as of equivalent status and usually at least three years’ relevant experience.

If you are without formal qualifications and possess extensive professional experience you may also be admitted to the course. You may also be considered with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential. Project managers plan and organise resources and people to ensure projects finish on time, within budget and meet the requirements of the business.

On our MSc Project Management course you will gain:

  • The necessary skills and confidence to guide and manage projects to successful completion
  • Key skills for employment in the field of, and associated fields of, project management
  • An enquiring, analytical and creative approach to managing projects.

Industry practitioners will deliver lectures on key topics and there are also work-based opportunities.

This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). Accreditation is designed to help students and professionals choose the best academic education in support of their professional project management career.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12+ months
12+ months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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