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Project and Programme Management (Distance Learning), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
The online Masters in Project and Programme Management (Distance Learning) at University of Limerick delivers industry-relevant content and best-practice techniques in a flexible format that accommodates busy schedules.


This masters course in Project and Programme Management (Distance Learning) offered at University of Limerick develops the complete range of project management skills and knowledge, from proven techniques for managing scope, time, cost and risk through to broader areas like leadership, contract management, stakeholder engagement and more. An innovative and challenge project masters programme, it will strengthen your strategic thinking and capability to lead large-scale projects and programmes.

Developed with flexibility in mind, our online delivery model fits your busy schedule by letting you decide when and where to complete your coursework. The fully online approach enables you to interact and collaborate with peers and lecturers around the world, gaining insights and opinions from a diversity of business environments and cultures, all without leaving your desk.

Put proven theory into real-time practice with industry-relevant lessons you can apply immediately to your current role. Course content is developed in collaboration with industry-leading project and programme managers and is designed to give you the practical skills and best-practice understanding needed to succeed in any business sector today.

Professional gains:

  • Establish cross industry project management capabilities
  • Develop wider business skills and knowledge
  • Learn how to manage and lead projects in a global context

Personal gains:

  • Assert yourself as a leading expert in a growing field of employment
  • Immediately improve commercial results for your organisation
  • Increase employment opportunities with a world-class qualification

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Project and Programme Management Science and Principles
  • People and Behaviour in Projects
  • Project and Programme Planning and Control
  • Project Leadership and Governance
  • Programme Value, Risk and Decision Making
  • In-Company Project
  • Strategic Management and Programmes
  • Knowledge and Information Management in Project Environments
  • Commercial Management of Projects
  • International Project Management
  • Research in Projects and Organisations
  • Research Paper

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Acceptance into the Online Masters in Project Management typically requires a 2.2 honours primary degree (level 8) and a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a project-related environment. 

Work Experience

At least 4 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7625 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7625 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7625 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7625 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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