M.Sc. On Campus

Project Management

University of Southampton

12 months
25000 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This UK master’s in project management explores key concepts and techniques that can be applied across a range of sectors. The Project Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton offers a modern perspective on the subject and uses current theories and practices to prepare you for a career in this growing profession.


Course Details

At this Project Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, you’ll learn management skills and apply key techniques. It will prepare you for a career in any organisation across a range of sectors. 

Skilled project managers are in demand as more companies are running parts of their business in project form. For example, 95% of UK government policies are run through major projects. 

MSc Project Management is a flexible course, you’ll choose modules that are relevant to your interests and career aims. This MSc includes a decision making module, where you’ll study material not taught on other UK based project management degrees.   

This master’s encourages you to analyse key concepts and consider different perspectives on managing projects in a supportive environment. We focus on strategic value and relevance when exploring practices in the field.

The programme will develop your critical and analytical skills and strengthen your collaborative team working skills. These are essential in starting a career as a project manager. As part of your learning you’ll plan a real-life project, giving you vital hands-on experience.

You’ll be a part of Southampton’s Business School, taught by leading academics including Professor Chris Chapman, an expert in project risk management. 

We welcome students from all academic and professional backgrounds to join our diverse learning community. Typically this course is made up of recent graduates and graduates with work experience, from countries across the world. 

Career Opportunities

Project management has become an essential skill across many sectors and this degree prepares you to enter a career in several fields. 

Popular careers students go on to include management consultancy or a project management role in the following sectors:  

  • financial  
  • IT 
  • construction 
  • retail 
  • manufacturing  
  • public 
  • healthcare 
  • education 
  • arts 

Graduates have gone on to work for organisations such as: 

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise 
  • Avon 
  • The Oxford Group 
  • Dassault Systèmes 
  • Peter Charles Limited 
  • Finning South America 
  • Galaxy Futures 
  • Costco 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Management - Processes
  • Project Management - People and Organisations
  • Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing
  • Systems Thinking
  • Consultancy Skills
  • Problem Structuring
  • Accounting and Control
  • Business Ethics
  • Managing within a Global Context

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 degree with evidence of essay based study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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