University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Project Planning and Management

Develops knowledge and skills in the planning, implementation and management of projects in the developing world; designed to deepen understanding of the processes, strategies, techniques and issues involved, and develop critical understanding of project management issues; core courses: project management; project planning and analysis; plus 4 option courses and dissertation.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree or equivalent in any discipline; practical experience may be taken into account and relevant professional experience is an advantage; for candidates whose 1st language is not English, minimum requirement is 6 (IELTS), 550 (TOEFL), 220 (computer-based TOEFL).

Course modules

Project and programme management (20 credits) (c); project planning, design and appraisal (20 credits) (c); issues in development theory (20 credits) (o); organisations and capacity enhancement (20 credits) (o); public sector management in the public sector (20 credits) (o); strategic management in the public sector (20 credits) (o); project management skills (20 credits) (c); human resource management and development (20 credits) (o); international economics (20 credits) (o); issues in development policy (20 credits) (o); project appraisal and economic analysis (20 credits) (o); public policy analysis and management (20 credits) (o); professional practice (20 credits) (o); dissertation in project planning and management (60 credits) (c).

Assessment methods


Sponsorship information

Recognised by ESRC for pool awards; overseas students tend to be funded by the British Council, World Bank, European Union, employer or other aid organisations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Part-time - 21 months
PgCert Part-time - 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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