MSc Project Management was the first of its kind in Wales to be accredited 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 realize 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.
What you will study:
Year one (part-time) / Semester one (full-time)People Leadership and Management
Legislative and Professional Issues
Accounting and Financial Control
Managing Projects and Programmes
To gain the MSc in Project Management, you will be required to complete a dissertation or business research project. This module will involve extensive independent research into a relevant topic within project, programme and portfolio management, allowing you to apply and reflect on your skills and knowledge in the subject area.
Full-time and part-time students usually undertake this work immediately after they have completed the taught modules of the postgraduate diploma stage.