Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Strategic Project Management (European Masters)

The programme has been developed around 3 interconnected themes: strategy, control and integration, which reflect the core strengths of each university; study period 1 at Heriot Watt University provides a strategic underpinning to project planning; strategy formulation and implementation in organisations; study period 2 at Politecnico di Milano focuses on the function, purpose, creation and management of appropriate control mechanisms in strategic projects; in study period 3 at USBE, Umea School of Business, students embed their learning using an integrated and research-based approach to strategic thinking and project management through 2 integrated modules and a Master's level thesis.

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree (or equivalent academic degree) of minimum 3 year duration and 180 ECTS credits in a cognate discipline; considerable relevant experience along with a high quality bachelor degree in a semi-cognate discipline (with at least 60 ECTS credits in cognate subjects) may also be considered; IELTS 6.5 for those whose 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Strategic project management; business models; leadership; strategic change; project management; quality management and engineering; research philosophy and practice.

Sponsorship information

Funding may be available on a competitive basis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (European) Full-time £ 13,815 per Academic year (home fees) 16 months
MSc (European) Full-time £ 13,815 per Academic year (overseas fees) 16 months
Full-time £ 13,815 per Academic year (home fees) 10 months
Full-time £ 13,815 per Academic year (overseas fees) 10 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 4513284