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Project Management

MSc

Start date:

April 2024
September 2024
January 2025

Duration:

1 year (full-time) 
2 years (part-time)

Number of credits:

180 credits (90 ECTS credits) at Level 7

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.

Did you know?

This course has been validated by the Association for Project Management. 

You'll study Agile principles that link directly to the AgilePM Foundation qualification.

This course is available as an extended masters for international students

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Modules

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Skills

Take your place in the growing business community.

This postgraduate MSc Project Management course will give you a deeper understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects and the ability to develop the essential skills and competencies necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects.

You'll be able to confidently identify the sources of risk affecting projects and develop risk management strategies to optimise project outcomes.

You'll be able to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the skills required to effectively manage project resources and graduate ready to meet the challenges associated with dynamic environments alongside making a positive difference to a global business environment.

You will learn the principles of agile that link directly to the AgilePM Foundation qualification, and Prince 2 methodologies as well as the risk affecting projects.

Professional Development Programme

Through this mandatory, co-curricular module, you’ll practice and enhance your core skills in the following areas:

  • Presenting
  • Critical writing
  • Research

You’ll also work on negotiation techniques, developing the credibility of your arguments to give you the competitive edge.

Professional placement

If you want to dip your toes into the working world before you graduate, you can take an optional placement in Year 2. Where possible, this will be tailored to your interests and career aspirations. And wherever your placement takes you, it will enable you to:

  • Develop practical problem-solving skills in a professional context
  • Apply learned concepts, and
  • Gain a better understanding of your own employability

Learning

Our MSc Project Management degree will empower you to bring together resources, skills, technology and ideas to achieve the objectives of multi-faceted business environments.

Working in high-spec facilities, like our Business Laboratory and Bloomberg Trading Room, you’ll learn how to operate multiple project constraints of:

  • Scope
  • Budget
  • Time
  • Quality requirements
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The Roehampton Business School will invite practitioners to share their projects with you, adopting a case study approach to studying project success.

You’ll complete a consultancy project in a particular field of interest, such as:

  • Global financial management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources

This enables you to consolidate your knowledge and skills through the in-depth, independent study of a specific organisational issue, with or without an associated internship.

You’ll also complete a dissertation on a topic of your choice at the end of your course.

Global leadership

To boost your employability, you can choose to follow our Global Leadership Programme alongside your MSc studies. Unique to Roehampton, this will equip you with the practical and professional skills to standout in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.

A personal approach

The Roehampton Business School is a progressive and inclusive community, putting you at the centre of your learning journey. Recognising that our students have different personal circumstances, we limit on-campus teaching for this course to a maximum of two days per week, enabling you to balance your studies with work, family, and other external commitments.

Career

Carve out your career in a project-based role or environment.

With an MSc Project Management degree from Roehampton you can enhance your applied research skills or pursue a career as a:

  • Project/Programme Manager
  • Project Support Officer
  • Project Administrator 
  • Project worker

Open days

Get a real taste of our campus, community and what it’s like to study at Roehampton

UK postgraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Course subject to curriculum review and validation.

April 2024 entry tuition fees

September 2024 entry tuition fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International postgraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Course subject to curriculum review and validation.

April 2024 entry tuition fees

International: £16,500

September 2024 entry tuition fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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