18 months
10550 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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This dual-accredited MSc Project Management offered fully online by Arden University will equip you to confidently execute projects on a global scale. You’ll gain skills in Big Data analysis and project analytics as well as emerging technology in digital project management and digital business solutions.

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This dual-accredited master’s programme is designed to provide you with industry insights and hands-on skills to further develop your project management abilities in the digital environment. 

Accreditation from the Association of Project Management (APM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) ensures that you have the quality course content, resources, and networking opportunities to excel in your career.

You’ll have the opportunity to apply your existing project management experience in the growing globally-minded business environment and get familiar with relevant emerging project management systems. This digitally-focused degree will introduce you to the importance of big data in a global project management context and encourage you to further develop your existing leadership strategies.

Why study this master’s programme

  • Highly valued dual-accreditation from the Association of Project Management (APM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • You will get firsthand experience analysing big data to make informed project management decisions.
  • The flexible nature of online courses allows you to study according to your own schedule, so you can work and keep up with your other daily commitments.
  • We’ve worked with industry experts to design this course to reflect the real skills and knowledge you’ll need in project management.
  • You’ll have 24/7 access to additional learning resources, Student Support,  and Arden’s careers portal.
  • The transferable career skills you develop during this course will benefit you no matter what role in project management you choose.

Career outlook

This online master’s in Project Management course is designed to equip you with career-focused skills and industry knowledge so you can confidently pursue the project management role of your choice. With specialised training you could go on to work in a number of roles such as project director, programme manager, project executive,operations project manager, technical project manager, technical project lead, or business project lead.

What you will learn during this programme

  • How to utilise data metrics and analysis from real world business cases and drive project management decisions and processes with data analytics.
  • Project management theory and modelling complex issues to improve business and management practices.
  • Theories of project management within a wider digital and global context.
  • Various considerations that arise in the workplace regarding sustainability and business ethics.  
  • Transferable skills that can be applied to a wide range of project management roles.

Assessment methods

During your studies, you will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding of the course materials through a variety of methods such as:

  • Reflective analyses
  • Portfolio development
  • Work products
  • Narrated presentations
  • Case study reports
  • Risk assessments
  • Proposals for agile implementation
  • Digital business transformation project


  • Association of Project Management (APM) Upon graduation from this programme you'll receive an APM certificate that recognises your knowledge in both academic and professional settings.
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Gain a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership alongside your degree at no additional cost

Programme Structure

Core modules 
  • Management of projects
  • Project and agile methodologies in the digital business environment
  • Project management techniques
  • Project analytics
  • Project risk management
Elective, choose one 
  • Managing cloud-based business solutions  
  • Acquisition, conversion & retention strategies 
  • Managing customer and user experience
  • Analysing big data  
Final project 
  • Digital business transformation project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


100 ECTS



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

General requirements

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent
  •  IELTS 6.5 or higher
  • If you don’t meet the academic requirements for admission, we still encourage you to apply if you can demonstrate that you have the motivation for this course. This could be through proving that you have suitable work experience, usually 5 years in a senior role. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10550 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 18 months.


  • Early Bird Offer 

You can receive £1,000 off your tuition fees if you are accepted onto your course and pay the holding fee in far enough in advance of the intake. Please note that the Early Bird Offer cannot be used with top-up programmes or short courses and cannot be combined with other offers. Enquire for current dates and deadlines. 

  • Regional Offer

Our Regional Offer for Online Study allows residents and nationals of more than 115 countries around the world to receive a 25% tuition fee reduction for undergraduate programmes, or 40% fee reduction for postgraduate. Offer valid from July 2022 intake to October 2023 intake. Enquire for full details. Terms and conditions apply.

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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