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Project Management

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

M.Sc.
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About

The MSc in Project Management from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School will equip you with practical skills in project planning, organising, and leadership, within a framework informed by both academic research and practical experience.

Overview

This MSc in Project Management from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School prepares you for a career in management of projects in different industries and types of organisations. 

Real-life case examples and group projects are used as examples to reinforce your understanding. 

You will also be given the opportunity to carry out projects with various types of organisations and experience the reality of achieving the project goals and managing different stakeholders, using the knowledge as well as tools and techniques acquired during the course.

The skills you will develop and practice will open doors for you in a wide range of industries and fields of work. From existing projects to the implementation of new products, facilities, infrastructure, organisational change, technological change, all are achieved through projects and need skills and knowledge of management of projects.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the MSc in Project Management, you will be equipped to manage projects in a variety of areas, such as business change, as well as new products, facilities, and technology.

Graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors.

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • Programme Planner
  • Project Engineer
  • Development Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Infrastructure Development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Project Management Lifecycle
  • Projects and Organisational Dynamics
  • Business Strategy
  • Project Scope and Feasibility Evaluation
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Project Management Tools and Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in in Business / Commerce, Computer Science, Engineering, Social Science, Economics, Science, Physics, Architecture or a related discipline, or
  • A primary degree (or equivalent) with a minimum of three years’ relevant business work experience.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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