Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Project Management

This programme aims to develop knowledge of project management practice in terms of a synergistic and logical approach to defining and achieving project objectives; it engenders a holistic approach to the role of the project management discipline within industry, business and society, and promotes the ability to identify factors that impact most on project success whilst operating in single, multi-disciplinary or multi-cultural project teams; the course is ideally suited to a wide range of professions and is an effective management strategy which presents exciting challenges to ambitious individuals.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in a built-environment discipline or equivalent professional qualification with experience; applicants with other qualifications will be considered on merit but should demonstrate at least 2 years' experience in the built environment at full-time professional level. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based) or equivalent.

Course modules

The key areas of study are: decision making, risk and value management; financial management and project economics; procurement and business strategies; law and project information systems; and project and people management.

Sponsorship information

Part-time students are sponsored by their employers; full-time students may be eligible for part funding from European funds.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 3 years
MSc Distance learning - 3 years
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East
Online/Distance learning

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453