Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Project Management

Project Management is a growing field with a strong focus on finding graduates with strong theoretical background in Project and Programme Management. 15.7 million new Project Management roles will be created globally by 2020 (PMI 2013). Our MSc Project Management course has been designed to equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to design, plan and execute projects successfully. The course allows you to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical Project Management settings. This MSc is designed with employers' requirements in mind, offering a broad understanding of all elements of Project Management such as stakeholder management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, risk management and people management, amongst others. You will gain skills that are transferable across a number of industries including automotive, oil and gas, aerospace and defence, IT, engineering, healthcare plus many more. **Why study this degree?** - **No previous experience required** - Returning back to basics is key to success; hence before moving on to deep waters, we start by covering fundamental concepts and principles. Whether already in the profession or at the start of your career, we make sure that everyone is on the same page and ready to excel. - **Be made a hybrid manager** - In addition to key subject areas, you will also be taught a number of skills that will help you stand out of the crowd. These include for example Negotiation, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Microsoft Project. - **Flexible learning for you** - With typically 2 days per week direct contact time for subject-related modules, we make sure you have enough time to take in and digest all the material. - **Quality in, quality out** - Here at NBS, we love what we do! You will be taught by industry experts who will make sure that you are fully trained to face the challenges of today's business environment. **Nottingham Business School is in the 1% of business schools worldwide to have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation.**

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above). All applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career. One academic reference is required. Applicants with non-standard entry requirements and / or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Semester One: Principles of Project Management (20 credits), Leading Projects Teams (20 credits), Maximising Project Success (20 credits) Semester Two: Project Planning and Control (20 credits), Problem Solving in Context (20 credits), Project and Programme Strategy (20 credits). Semester Three: In your final semester you'll take on a experiential project, giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge you've gained to produce a challenging, meaningful piece of work. Projects include: Consultancy Experience Project (40 credits), Internship Experience Project (40 credits), Business Research Project (40 credits). Ongoing learning: Transformational Leadership Development (10 credits), Research Methods for Managers (10 credits), Placement Diploma in Industrial Experience (2 year course only).

Assessment methods

Teaching and Learning methods include a mix of contact and non-contact activities, including lectures, seminars, presentations, group exercises, and independent or self-directed study, amongst others. Interactivity is key to our teaching and we are committed to providing degree courses that adopt teaching methods that are appropriate to the student cohort and the specific modules. The interactive nature of the taught sessions also offers opportunities to gain feedback on your performance before being formally assessed. A range of assessment methods are used across the course, the choice of which reflects the needs and demands of the different modules. Some modules will assess the ability to work collaboratively in a team and others will assess individual capability. Types of assessments mainly include reports, essays and presentations, there are no exams on this course. You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW, which is a flexible web-based system that gives you 24-hour access to module learning materials and allows you to submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world.

Sponsorship information

Competitive scholarships available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 16,885 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2019 10,885 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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