Taught course

Applied Project Management

University of West London · School of Computing and Engineering

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or equivalent. We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

All applications are considered individually.

To study the Extended Masters programme you will need:

  • a Bachelor's degree
  • international students need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). We will also consider you for this course with IELTS between 6.0 and 6.5 - in this case you would need to complete an English language course during your first semester, which we provide at no additional cost.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

This course contextualises the practice of project management within specific sectors and provides you with the generic skills and competencies you need to succeed in your business or organisation.

Career options

Project management plays an important role in nearly every organisation, from smaller enterprises through to the largest global corporations. The knowledge and skills you acquire on this course will enable you to take on the role of project manager or become an effective member of a project management team.

Internship option only applicable for September full-time intake. Extended Masters with Internship only applicable for May intake.

Course overview

Over recent years there has been a growing awareness and appreciation of the use of project management techniques in a much wider range of business settings. Organisations recognise that, in order to achieve competitive advantage, the efficiency and success of each and every project is important.

You will develop a thorough understanding of project management principles and techniques, and study their application to a specialist area. Building on seven taught modules, we offer two distinct pathways: Computing, and Enterprise Management. A final dissertation allows for even greater focus on your chosen career sector.

Internship option

The internship element is designed to give you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and enhance your employability, as well as your personal and professional development. Your dissertation will be based on a 26-week period of engagement with an employer.


To qualify for the award of MSc Applied Project Management, you must study six modules consisting of 20 credits; and a 60 credit dissertation module.

Core modules

  • Principles of Project Management
  • Strategic Portfolio Management
  • Team Dynamics and Leadership
  • Project Finance and Marketing
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation.

Optional modules

One module from:

  • Consultancy and Technical Innovation (Computing Pathway)
  • Managing Innovation and Change (Enterprise Management Pathway).

Supporting modules

  • Employability Skills and Employment (for Internship students only)
  • Learning and Professional Development (for International students only).

Information for international students

For more information, please visit the UWL website.

Fees and funding

For information please visit the UWL website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Information
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