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Project Management, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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The MSc Project Management degree offered at the University of Westminster is designed to equip you with a set of tested skills for planning, delegating and monitoring project. The course gives you the knowledge and tools to help implement strategies for change, in a sustainable way, in order to influence progress within a company or organisation. 

About

In today's business environment effective project management (PM) is an integral influencer of success. Additionally, PM-associated skills such as planning, risk management, quality management and communication management are essential to control the increasingly complex projects that allow top organisations to remain competitive in the global market. A Master’s in project management is sought after by many organisations, both in the public and the private sector. The course is suitable for graduates in business, computing and engineering, with an affinity for organising, running or participating in projects.

The project management processes that you will learn on this course are aligned with the Project Management Bodies of Knowledge by Project Management Institute and is widely accepted as best practice in the area of project management.

This MSc Project Management degree offered at the University of Westminster involves both theoretical and practical content. It offers you the chance to build on your first degree or work experience with a range of knowledge and skills, enabling you to successfully manage the increasing number of projects instigated by organisations seeking to improve their value proposition.

Career Path 

The majority of graduates start their career as project team members with a few, depending on their background, becoming project programme managers. Many work for large UK or international organisations as consultants or project managers.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project management foundations
  • Project Management in Practice
  • Management of Risk and Scheduling
  • Project Finance and Procurement
  • Project Management Project
  • Programme and Strategic Management

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity

            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

            Full-time
            • Full-time duration 12 months
            Part-time
            • Average part-time duration 24 months
            • Intensity Flexible
            • Part-time variant
              Evening
          • Credits
            180 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          • Minimum required score:

            6.5

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          • Minimum required score:

            92

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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: Lower Second Class
          Recommended score: First 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 First Class 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

          • Applicants should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class Honours or international equivalent) and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area.
          •  Alternative professional qualifications with at least three years' relevant professional experience will also be considered. Directly relevant degree disciplines include business studies, economics, events management, and operations research.
          • However students with qualifications in other disciplines such as, engineering, IT, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            12500 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            10000 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
          Part-Time 
          • UK/EU: £5,000 
          • International: £6,250 

          Living costs for London

          • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          Student Finance England (SFE) funding

          A postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 is available. Courses must be stand-alone at postgraduate masters level. Courses can be taught or research-based. Eligible courses include MA, MSc, LLM, MBA, MRes and MPhil.

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