MSC PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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The University of Law

STUDY ONLINE

All courses are online.

DURATION & STUDY MODE

Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years)

COURSE STARTING

September 2022
January 2023
May 2023
September 2023
January 2024
May 2024
September 2024

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OVERVIEW

Want to build real world skills to excel at Project Management?

This one year MSc Project Management (or 18 months with work placement) is designed specifically with your employability in mind. You will develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in project management with a strategic global perspective through a range of modules including Systems Design & Management of Projects, Project Finance & Procurement and Managing People & Organisations. With a state-of-the-art blend of frameworks, tools and techniques we deploy real world examples and a practice-oriented learning approach to enhance the ability of participants to perform in the workplace whether that be a position in an organisation or starting your own business as a freelance project manager.

Our MSc Project Management course reflects current research trends and best practices in the industry.  We offer you the opportunity to explore substantial technical elements and advances about operations, logistics and supply chain optimisation, through specifically designed modules. 

 
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OPTIONAL PLACEMENT YEAR

New from September 2022 – all our Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. There will be no placement fee charged to students joining in September 2022, however a 20% charge of the full year standard fee will apply from January 2023 onwards.

Why study with us?

  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability

  • Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)

  • Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course

  • Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries

 
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COURSE DETAILS

Our MSc Project Management is a specialist course aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of project management. A Master’s degree in project management is sought after by many organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, making it a great way to develop versatile skills and increase your employability. So that you are fully prepared to effectively manage projects, we’ve ensured that this course helps you to learn about strategies for planning, risk management, quality control and vital communication approaches.

This course is designed to help you develop a broad understanding of the most important models in project management, applying theoretical concepts and project management models to real life case studies.

Our MSc Project Management degree is suitable for graduates in business, computing and engineering, especially if you are interested in organising, running or participating in projects. It provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability and is ideal if you are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in project management within any industry.

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Uly has more than 30 years’ experience in process improvements and sustainability with both private and public sectors. He has significant experience in Lean operations, Six Sigma Quality, Total Productive Maintenance and Everyday Sustainability. When you corner him, he will tell you that he helps companies save money, but that’s not all, his programmes also help companies to improve the way they work, to “do” sustainability and then also to look good. His sustainability programme was deployed at the London 2012 construction at both the Olympic Park and the Athletes Village (where it won a few awards). He has also written 2 books on sustainability - Do More with Less (2018) and No Waste (2010).

Uly also did an MBA programme at Henley Management College then thus allowing him to speak scientific; engineering and managerial nonsense and jargon with equal fluency. Since 1997 has Uly run his own international consultancy which offers solutions in operational effectiveness through productivity and sustainability.

 
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COACHING

All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.

You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

 
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COURSE STRUCTURE

Compulsory modules

Up to June 2022

  • Programme Management (30 credits)

  • Product Management (30 credits)

  • Project Planning Execution (30 credits)

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)

  • Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)


From October 2022

  • Global Business Strategy (15cr)

  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15cr)

  • Success Through Business Ethics (15cr)

  • Process Improvement & Lean Management (15cr)

  • Project Planning & Implementation (15cr)

  • Project & Organisational Strategy (15cr)

  • Leading & Developing People (15cr)

  • Managing Programmes (15cr)

  • Managing Products (15cr)

  • Business Project (45cr)

  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

What qualifications do you need?

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).

 
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COURSE INFORMATION

Assessment

You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

Structure

This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

 

HOW TO APPLY

The transformative learning experiences at ELITE Innovation College Cambridge are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Each day is filled with opportunities to experience new educational, social, and emotional situations. Our teachers create a safe and open setting where they can help guide students in exploring information and the world around them.

We follow a high academic standard as a guide for the creativity and leadership of our teachers. Our objectives are not set in stone, with occasional revisions developed in response to industry and educational requirements.

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