Taught course

Project Management (International)

University of the West of Scotland · School of Science

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally possess an equivalent of a Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management. Students with a degree, or an equivalent qualification or a lesser appropriate qualification, plus equivalent experience gained in industry, are encouraged to apply for the MSc Project Management and transfer to the International programme after the Postgraduate Certificate. This does not prolong the duration of studies. Applicants must also have at least a Higher or equivalent in French. Further language support will be provided throughout the programme. The programme is available to EU and overseas students (full-time only). Overseas students must meet UWS English language requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers practical experience and will bring a global perspective to your studies. After successfully completing the Postgraduate Certificate stage of the Project Management programme or having entered with an equivalent qualification, you can study for a dual award with UWS and the University of Angers, France.
About the programme The programme will equip you with expertise in project management, developing the skills to manage global projects, programmes and portfolios of projects. Building on your existing technical knowledge, you will develop not only project management knowledge and skills but employability skills such as critical thinking, analysis, problemsolving, communication, team building, research, ICT skills and skills for lifelong learning. This dual award is based on the Postgraduate Diploma Project Management at UWS but with an additional eight months spent at the University of Angers in France. At the end of the programme you will receive two Masters: MSc Project Management (International) from UWS; and MSc ISMP (Ingénierie des Systèmes et Management de Project) from University of Angers. Funding options are available for the period of study in France. Classes in France are taught in French but you can sit exams and assignments in English.
Your learning MSc Project Management (International) Postgraduate Diploma Change Management and Leadership
• Case Studies in Project Managementplus two from:
• Advances in Project Management (10 point module)
• Financial Resources (10 point module)
• Research Design and Methods (10 point module)
MSc ISMP You will also study:
• Formation Générale
• Management de projet
• Qualité Logiciel
MSc Upon successful completion of the taught modules listed above you will undertake the MSc research project which can be carried out within industry in Scotland or France.
Our Careers Adviser says Graduates can seek employment as a project manager in a wide field of organisations such as consultancy firms, construction, manufacturing, events and service organisations.
Professional recognition The programme is seeking accreditation from the Association for Project Management.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
17 months

Course contact details

Michele Cano/Jeremy Garnett
0800 027 1000 (+44 141 849 4101 out with UK)