Project Management

University of Sussex

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
22500 GBP/year
12450 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Become a first-rate project manager by taking this Project Management programme from University of Sussex. You’ll develop the critical skills to help you manage projects in today’s dynamic business and economic environment.


You’re taught and supervised by leading project management experts in SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit. Using software-based games, you’ll learn to plan and manage projects. Gain a comprehensive understanding of, and develop core competencies in:

  • managing complex projects
  • managing risk and innovation
  • developing leadership
  • apply advanced project management practices.

You can also tailor your degree to your career path by choosing options in areas such as digital innovation and data visualisation.


Our graduates of the Project Management programme from University of Sussex have gone into careers in business, technology, government, regional, international and not-for-profit organisations, as well as academia.

This MSc gives you sought-after skills for a professional career in:

  • project and programme management in the public and private sector
  • management or business consultancy
  • business or technology analysis
  • R&D and innovation management
  • entrepreneurship
  • management in large, multinational organisations.

Graduate destinations

Recent University of Sussex Business School graduates have gone on to jobs including:

  • graduate transport planner, TfL
  • product manager, Canon
  • digital leader, ABB Group.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project (Project Management in Practice)
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Business and Project Management
  • Management of Risk
  • Managing Complex Projects, Products and Systems
  • Managing Innovation
  • Organisational Behaviour, Leadership and Change
  • Perspectives, Methods and Skills for Management

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above (including an average mark of at least 55%).
  • Your qualification can be in any subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £12,450 per year for full-time students


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

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Project Management
University of Sussex