- This degree has been validated by the Association for Project Management.
- You will develop the ability to make project management decisions that are based on ethical and professional standards that are in the best interest of the organisation, the environment, and society.
- You will learn the principles of Agile and Prince 2 methodologies as well as the risk affecting projects.
- On successful completion of this degree you will be prepared to sit the AgilePM Foundation Exam.
If you wish to wish to specialise in the area of project management, this advanced MSc in Project Management is for you. You will graduate with a deeper understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects to project management with the essential skills and competencies necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects.
You will be able to confidently identify the sources of risk affecting projects and develop risk management strategies to optimize project outcomes and will be able to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the skills required to effectively manage project resources. You will graduate ready to meet the challenges associated with dynamic business environments and with the knowledge to make a positive difference to a global business environment.
This programme has been accredited by the Association for Project Management.
This MSc is focused on the role of project management in a global business environment. You will learn how to put theory into practice and blend academic and practical study. You will learn about multifaceted business environments that will require project managers to bring together resources, skills, technology and ideas to achieve business objectives. You will also learn how to these objectives whilst also operating multiple project constraints of scope, budget, time and quality requirements.
This MSc focuses on the ability to make reasoned decisions on programme and project management strategies that are based on ethical and professional standards that are in the best interest of the project, the organization, the environment, and society.
You will critically evaluate and apply research methods to an original investigation into a specific project management problem, demonstrating the ability to analyse data and critically evaluate information from a range of sources towards a pragmatic and evidence-based application.
The module Managing Agile Projects is aligned to the AgilePM Foundation Exam, so upon successful completion you will be well equipped with the knowledge needed to pass the professional qualification should you choose to sit it. The professional qualification exam is not compulsory and there is an additional fee for those who choose to sit. Part of the assessment for the module is an online test which is a simulation of the AgilePM exam and so you will have opportunities to test yourself.
However our module, Managing Agile Projects, goes beyond the teaching of foundation level whereby the module is run in an agile manner. The actual organisation of the module is immersive and mimics an agile team using language, artefacts and structure of agile so that students appreciate the nature of an agile operation.
Roehampton Business School will invite practitioners to share their projects with you, adopting a case study approach to studying project success as well as offering a choice either to complete a dissertation or consultancy project as a final piece of study.
Please see below for a list of some of the modules we currently offer on this programme:
Business Research Methods
Leadership and Change Management
Strategy in Practice
Contemporary Issues in Project Management
Managing Agile Projects
Project Risk Appraisal and Management
Advanced Project Management
The programme is designed for students who have a first degree in any discipline seeking to develop a career in a project-based role or environment. It provides the requisite knowledge base, organizational and analytical skills for those wishing to pursue a career as a Project/Programme Manager, Project Support Officer, Project Administrator or Project Worker. It can also augment an existing career as well as enhance the applied research skills of those desiring to pursue advanced research study.
Life at Roehampton
At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options.
We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.
We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.