Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Project Management

Institution
Wrexham Glyndwr University · Wrexham Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The programme is broad-based and targeted at a diverse student body including engineers, architects, surveyors, lawyers, accountants, estates managers, bankers, insurers, civil servants in central and local government, housing officials, officials in non-governmental organisations, etc. Candidates with a social sciences background seeking to move into a career in project management are encouraged to apply. The normal minimum entry requirement is: A recognised honours degree or other qualification at equivalent level A lower level qualification together with appropriate experience Qualifications with experience as appropriate, equivalent to a degree – these will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

October, September, February

Course content

MSc Project Management*

The growth of project management in many organisations over the years has led to its acceptance as a discipline in its own right. Effective project management can be defined in terms of overall planning, organisation and control of corporate resources to deliver a project within the constraints of time, cost and performance. A few years ago, project management was confined to large defence contractors and construction companies. Today, principles of project management are being applied in diverse industries and organisations such as defence, construction, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, banking, insurance, information technology, retailing, disaster response and reconstruction, the National Health Service and central and local governments.

There is great demand in organisations for project managers who are capable of delivering schemes ranging from small to large investments and with life spans of several months or indeed years. A project manager must be able not only to manage the engineering and technology aspects of projects where applicable but must also manage business aspects relating to procurement, project finance, human resources, economic and environmental considerations, changing laws and regulatory requirements. On international projects, there are additional elements of culture, government and political considerations, and logistical management.

Glyndŵr University’s reputation for academic excellence is enhanced and supported by complementary research and consultancy. The MSc Project Management programme is delivered by a team of qualified and experienced staff. It is designed for those who wish to acquire or improve upon their knowledge of project management skills. Functional managers and upper level executives who provide continuous support to projects will also benefit from the programme.

  • The programme covers all elements of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • All assessments are through continuous assignments so you can focus on acquisition of knowledge and its application in the world of work
  • Tutorial support is available to prepare you for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination at no extra cost
  • The programme covers Shariah-compliant project finance in addition to conventional financing of infrastructure
  • Personal Development Planning is integrated throughout the course. This will help ensure you develop the skills framework necessary for effective personal, academic and career management and advancement

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk
Phone
01978 293439