Keele University

Keele University

Professional Leadership and Management

The course brings together components from both the School of Computing and Mathematics and the Keele Management School. A successful project manager balances the conflicting goals of resource usage, quality of product, time to market and customer satisfaction. The programme is intended to provide the student with the technical and process skills to undertake the role of a project manager in the modern business environment

Entry requirements

MSc applicants are expected to hold at least a 2nd class honours degree (or overseas equivalent), or to have gained appropriate professional qualifications and work experience. Overseas applicants will also need to have an English language qualification IELTS 6.5, or have a previous degree which has been taught and examined in English. For overseas students who do not meet all direct entry requirements, we offer the opportunity to take an intensive Business or Computing Pre-Masters programme leading to the MSc.

Course modules

Core modules: accounting principles; marketing and operations management; people and organisations; project scope and portfolio management; problem solving skills for consultants; metrics estimation, analysis and teams; project management distributed group project; dissertation / company internship.

Assessment methods

The taught modules are mainly assessed by coursework, with examinations in some of the modules. Dissertation and Internship assessment is based largely on a substantial final report.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 2,650 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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