12 months
38000 GBP/year
19400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Strategic Management of Projects programme offerd at the University College London (UCL) is an intense executive development course designed to develop the leaders of tomorrow.


The MSc in Strategic Management of Projects from University College London (UCL) brings together professionals, academics, and policy makers from across sectors and industries to explore the key strategic issues that project executives face, and proposes strategic responses through the management of projects.

Studying in London’s centre of excellence for the management of projects and our progressive teaching and learning culture will help you create your own unique approach to managing capital investment and strategic change across a wide range of industry sectors.

Course content and assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of case-based learning, interviews, peer-based learning and lectures and workshops from leading practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs and academics. Students are required to have sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge to challenge and inform others.

Course highlights

  • prepare for a senior leadership role in shaping and delivering major projects and programmes
  • develop a critical understanding of the challenges that project and programme managers face in shaping and implementing strategy
  • explore how ‘the Management of Projects’ approach leads to improved value-creation and effective outcomes
  • gain tailored professional advice that focuses directly on your career development 

Careers and employability

MSc SMP offers students the opportunity to:

  • Build the intellectual skill set to deliver successful project outcomes and champion the management of projects at corporate governance level
  • Develop the strategic understanding, criticality and confidence necessary to progress to project and programme leadership roles
  • Learn the best in theory and practice from pre-eminent academics and leading practitioners
  • Share, compare and contrast project experiences and insights with industry peers from the UK and abroad
  • Become part of a supportive, valuable and unique network of project and programme-based professionals

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management of projects
  • Tomorrow's company
  • Supply chain management 
  • Managing Innovation and Technology
  • The Management of Design
  • Governance and Control
  • Economics and Finance
  • Relationships and Marketing

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The normal minimum qualifications are a lower second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 
  • Candidates with significant relevant experience and impact in their industry may be exempted from this requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £9,700
  • International: £19,000

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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