18 months
15091 USD/year
15091 USD/year
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The MSc Project Management programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will soon be the first in China accredited by the International Project Management Association. This world-leading programme equips students with technical knowledge and soft skills in the workplace. Our graduates who can successfully manage projects are typically offered competitive salaries.

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This MSc Project Management programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is not only suitable for novices but also for professionals with work experience. The curriculum will first comprehensively introduce students to the basics of project management. Students then progressively master the project management competencies that, according to research, are required for success. Finally, students conduct research to further advance their knowledge.

International Business School Suzhou at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University has become the youngest business school in the world to gain Triple Crown accreditation. IBSS is now one of just 103 business schools worldwide to achieve the prestigious triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA/BGA). With these certifications, IBSS is now officially ranked among the top business schools in the world.


The demand for project managers is on the increase, as 40% of all economic activities are conducted through projects. Graduates from this programme can work in project management roles across a range of industries including e-commerce, oil and gas, software, IT, construction, airlines, consulting, retail and manufacturing. The programme will greatly improve your employment prospects since the demand for competent project managers is increasing worldwide. It also provides a solid foundation for students to further their studies.


International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Governance and Leadership
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and People Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor Degree in any discipline

  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent


  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2020 Shanghai Ranking-75 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark)
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2020 Shanghai ranking-80-85 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark), depending on your undergraduate institution


  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22637 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    15091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22637 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

RMB 144,000 for the entire programme.

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /month
Living costs

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


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