Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Project Management

Project management skills are in demand and increasingly they are an essential requirement for many different job roles. This course has 2 units which carry accreditation from the Association for Project Management (APM). This course is suitable for professionals and graduates who are looking to develop their project management skills as well as project management specialists who want a recognised qualification. This course addresses the key factors that underpin the successful delivery of projects. Studies cover how to manage the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects of a project and the tools and techniques available to students. People are a crucial part of any project's success and they consider how to adeptly manage challenges such as power disputes between colleagues, skills development issues and maintaining motivational levels for long- term projects. The number of units studied depends on if studentsd choose the PgCert (60 credits), PgDip (120 credits) or MSc (120 credits of units plus 60 credit dissertation).

Entry requirements

Normally a good UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2), or international equivalent, in any subject. We will also consider your application if you have extensive relevant experience or professional qualifications. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Core units: project management concepts and practices; project management organisation and systems; investigating business practice and research methods; dissertation. Option units (choose 1 from); management practice; logistics and supply chain concepts and practices; business analytics.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include group projects and assignments, report writing, case studies, presentation and written examinations, in addition to completing a 15,000 word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 4 months
PgDip Full-time - 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Business School Manchester M1 3GH North West

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