University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Project Management

This programme aims to provide you with relevant theoretical and practical knowledge of the core areas of project management. The compulsory modules provide a foundation in project management concepts, while the wide range of optional modules allows you to enhance your knowledge and understanding in many related disciplines. Through development of appropriate knowledge and skills, the programme provides the opportunity to develop the necessary abilities for managing the projects in organisations regardless of their specific industry or sector. Further specialisation can be achieved through the dissertation.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st degree at 1st or upper 2nd level from a UK university, or equivalent qualification from a non-UK university. This programme is expected to meet the needs and interests of students coming from a wide range of disciplines who want to gain knowledge about project management subject area.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: project management (processes); project management (people); project risk management; decision making in projects. Optional modules include: Business ethics; accounting and control; managing within a global context; systems thinking; consultancy skills; problem structuring; enterprise, entrepreneurship and new business venturing; knowledge management and business intelligence; quantitative and qualitative research; comparative and international people management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Business and Law
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4393