University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Project Management

The MSc Project Management was the first of its kind in Wales to be officially approved by the Association for Project Management (APM). This course develops a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, programme and portfolio management. It facilitates the essential skills and competences necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects. It focuses on developing skills for careers in project management, including both theory and applied aspects, and is mapped against key professional body competencies. The knowledge, understanding and skills gained during the course can be applied to a range of environments. It brings together resources, skills, technology and ideas, to realise benefits or achieve objectives, and operates within the multiple project constraints of cost, scope, time and quality requirements. Students on this course will become familiar with leading thinking and emerging research in the field of project management to benefit their continued professional development.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate honours degree from a recognised or accredited university with a minimum 2:2 or equivalent

Relevant project management related work experience will also be considered

MSc Project Management (Exemption route)

If you can demonstrate extensive practitioner experience in managing and delivering projects coupled with the APMP level 7 qualification, you may be able to study the exemption route for this course.

Eligible students will be required to complete the Managing Projects and Programmes and Research Methods modules, plus a dissertation or business research project in order to gain the full Masters qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: Managing projects and programmes; strategic analysis, tools and techniques; leadership and management theories; accounting and financial control; legislative and professional issues; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A mix of assessment methods are used, including individual essays and reports, group projects and reports, presentations, seminars and an individual dissertation or project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2017 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus, Newport Newport (Wales) NP20 2BP Wales

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