- Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time
- Start date: September 2019
- Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)
Become a project leader and develop a set of critical skills to help you manage projects in today’s dynamic business and economic environment.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of and develop core competencies, including:
- how to manage complex projects such as virtual projects
- how to manage risk and innovation
- developing leadership
- using agile project management tools to apply good project management practices.
You can also tailor your degree to your career path by choosing options in areas such as digital innovation and data visualization.
Full-time and part-time study
Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.
For details about the part-time course, contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
How will I study?
You’ll study core modules and options during the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you carry out a research project.
You're assessed through a combination of coursework, essays, group and individual reports and presentations. There are also unseen examinations.
Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Challenge
Develop novel science, technology, and innovation policy ideas. Compete for a prize for the idea with the most transformative potential.Our Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Challenge helps you develop skills in:
- critical thinking.
You can work on your own or in a small team. At the end of the year, you'll pitch your idea to a panel of industry experts and a live audience.
The Challenge is optional. It's designed to enrich your academic studies and give you the opportunity to apply knowledge gained from the course. It'll also allow you to explore essay and dissertation topics.
These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
- Research Project (Project Management in Practice)
- Advanced Project Management
- Business and Project Management
- Change and Leadership
- Management of Risk
- Managing Innovation
- Perspectives, Methods and Skills for Management
Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests.
- Accounting for Decision Makers
- Agile Project Management
- Business Communication Skills
- Energy and Development
- Innovation for Sustainability
- Innovation in the Creative Economy
- Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
- Introduction to Statistical Research Methods
- Managing Complex Projects, Products and Systems
- Managing Global Virtual Projects
- Managing Intellectual Property
- Marketing Management
- Network Analysis and Infographics
- Strategic Management (Business & Management)
How much does it cost?
- UK/EU students: £11,450 per year
- Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £11,450 per year
- International students: £20,750 per year
Note that your fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis.
How can I fund my course?
Postgraduate Masters loans
You can borrow up to £10,609 to help with fees and living costs if your course starts on or after 1 August 2018. Loans are available from the Student Loans Company if you’re from the UK or if you’re an EU national studying for a Masters.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Our graduates have gone into careers in business, technology, government, regional, international and not-for-profit organisations, as well as academia.
This MSc gives you sought-after skills for a professional career in:
- project and programme management in the public and private sector
- management or business consultancy
- business or technology analysis
- R&D and innovation management
- management in large, multinational organisations.
92% of students from the Department of Business and Management were in work or further study six months after graduating. Recent University of Sussex Business School graduates have gone on to jobs including:
- graduate transport planner, TFL
- product manager, Canon
- digital leader, ABB Group.
(HESA EPI, Destinations of Post Graduate Leavers of Higher Education 2017 survey)
About the School
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