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MScProject Management

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Starting in2024
Entry requirements: 2:2
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Campus: Southampton City CentreView on Google Maps

Why study a project management master's degree at Solent University

Aligned to the Association for Project Management, this professional course will help you take your career to the next level, by studying methodologies, techniques and processes of project management.

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  • The course is tailored to the Association of Project Management's Body of Knowledge, which explores finance, organisational behaviour, human resource management, leadership, quality assurance, and more.
  • You'll be studying within an award-winning business school. Solent Business School was awarded Outstanding Higher Education Provider at the 2022 CMI Awards, recognising our positive impact supporting and developing students to be future leaders and managers.
  • You'll benefit from a guest speaker programme that has welcomed speakers from organisations such as Gleeds, Meggitt and the Association for Project Management.
  • Students studying this course can gain free membership to the Association of Project Management and have the opportunity to take their exams.
  • You'll learn from an experienced course team with a broad range of industry knowledge and experience.
  • This course offers a range of highly transferable, in-demand skills, including communication, leadership, presentation, research and analysis, teamwork, and networking - essential for any industry or employer.
  • Free management career consultation for life. Our careers advice service, Solent Futures is available to all Solent students and graduates for life, helping you to progress in your current career or discuss options for a change in career.
  • This course is eligible for the Postgraduate Master's student loan. This loan is from Student Finance England and can be used to cover costs (ie, accommodation, tuition fees) associated with postgraduate studies (it was up to £12,167 for 2023 entry).

Course overview

Managing projects is fundamental to all businesses; large or small, local or international and the ability to manage people, finance, and deadlines is key. This course is designed in line with the requirements of project management professional bodies and explores the interrelated areas of people, strategy and processes, topics including risk, funding, understanding intercultural competencies and successfully delivering projects.

As well as helping to equip students with specialised project management skills, the course also encourages the development of leadership abilities, financial acumen and people management techniques. Students will gain a general understanding of governance, and develop management accounting skills.

You will also examine the structures and processes necessary for any organisation to deliver projects effectively, explore the theories that have created advances in the fields of organisational behaviour, human resource management and leadership.

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Course features

  • Apply direct

    You can apply direct to Solent University for this course

  • January start available

    This course has an option to start in January

  • May start available

    This course has an option to start in May.

This course is for

This course is suitable for project management professionals who wish to enable the enhancement of their career in project management or events management with a higher-level qualification.

What this course leads to

To put you in an excellent position to start, or further, a career in project management across many industry sectors and in roles such as:

  • Project manager
  • Programme manager
  • Portfolio manager
  • Associate project manager
  • Assistant project manager
  • Project planner
  • PMO manager
  • Project leader

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

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