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Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
This MSc in Project Management programme offered at University of Limerick provides graduates with contemporary project management approaches, developing theories and principles, deepening of knowledge, skills set and ability to critically analyse and engage actively in the development and integration of project management as a way of work within organisations.

Overview

This MSc in Project Management programme offered at University of Limerick has PMI accreditation.

Specifically it will

  • Introduce the fundamental principles of project management, frameworks processes and developing theories used in explaining how new project assets achieve business benefits in a change environment.
  • Provide learners with the competencies to manage groups and teams and to interact effectively with project stakeholders
  • Demonstrate project management best practice in managing human, physical and financial resources throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Introduce the principles of how to manage change through portfolios, programmes and projects in line with organisational strategic objectives.
  • Explore commercial management of projects including capital budgeting, project appraisal, outsourcing business case development
  • Show how projects and project management maturity models can be interpreted  and integrated within individual and organisational development initiatives
  • Introduce the concepts and theories of corporate and social responsibility and provide a framework for planning and evaluating the actions and performance of a project in the context of sustainable and socially responsible activity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Knowledge & Information Management in Project Environments
  • Project Management Science & Principles
  • Strategy Formulation and Implementation
  • Project Planning and Control
  • People and Behaviour in Projects
  • Decision Analysis & Judgement in Projects
  • Research in Projects and Organisations
  • Commercial Management of Projects
  • International Project Management
  • Project Leadership & Governance
  • Project Management Simulation
  • Research Project A -In Company or
  • Project B - Confirmation Paper

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Full degree transcript and certificates/awards (including English translation if applicable)
  • English language qualifications (if English is not your first language)
  • References if desired
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13007 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13007 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7625 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7625 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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