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The Strategic Project Management MSc at Kent Business School is delivered by academic experts and co-developed with industry experts/leaders. 

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In this Strategic Project Management programme from University of Kent you will develop a detailed background of Project Management and strategic theory and the imperative tools and processes project managers use in the business environment.

You’ll be learning the capstone theories of Project Management including corporate strategy, leadership and change management and areas vital to a career in Project Management such as Risk Management and the Project Management Office. 

You will end your Master's with a detailed report an independent research project with a dedicated expert supervisor. You will be given the opportunity to apply your expertise as a critical analysis of real data from real businesses.

Industrial Placement

Industrial placements are the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of a specific area of expertise. This MSc programme is available with the option to take an in-company or self-employed industrial placement of up to 12 months (visa dependent), allowing you to gain work experience in the UK or overseas.


Our Strategic Project Management graduates find work in project management positions in varying business, in the form of consultancy, freelance and employed work both overseas and in the UK in a wide range of companies and organisations, including:

  • Deloitte 
  • Fujitsu Services Ltd
  • Huawei
  • BP
  • JP Morgan & Chase
  • City Sprint

Many of our students also stay local and find job opportunities regionally in small and medium firms or even set-up their own businesses as well-equipped entrepreneurs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Strategy and Performance Measurement
  • Agile Project Management 
  • Leadership and Change Management 
  • Professional Skills and Employability Development 
  • Project Management Office 
  • Strategic Portfolio Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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180 alternative credits


On Campus

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class UK degree, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a variety of subject areas is accepted for entry into this course.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 


Kent Business School has a wide range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students, which include Scholarships, Bursaries, the Kent Business School Loyalty Award for University of Kent undergraduates and the KBS Early Bird Discount. The Early Bird Discount equates to 10% off tuition fees (apply by 31 March 2023 and pay course deposit by 30 April 2023).

For more information on funding available from Kent Business School, please visit the postgraduate funding page.

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.

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