Master of Science Programs in Project Management

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Project Management

An MSc in Project Management offers advanced learning for those who are already familiar with and have completed a Project Management degree. Project management has to do with learning how to plan, organize, and control every step of a given project. This means achieving goals and troubleshooting problems. A Master degree in this area gives students advanced studies on each of these areas and more.

What is an MSc in Project Management? With this program, you better yourself for handling anything that comes your way with a project. You learn better techniques for handling unexpected challenges and for keeping your team and project on track. The challenge of managing any project is achieving the goals laid out for you within constraints. An advanced degree should give you the tools for meeting your goals while maintaining protocols and procedures.

Many different universities offer degrees in Project Management as well as advanced degrees like an MSc in Project Management. The cost of such a program differs depending on where you go for the degree. If you have already completed a Project Management degree, the amount of classes you may need to take could change. Be sure to thoroughly research your program of choice to see what the requirements are and whether it ultimately meets your goals and expectations.

For those who complete a program in MSc in Project Management, there are many different career opportunities available at all kinds of companies. In some cases, graduates may be able to work as contractors for a variety of businesses on short-term jobs, or find positions as permanent project managers at a given corporation.

 

The requirements for applying to a specific MSc in Project Management program differ depending on the university. There are online classes for students around the world or for those who find it difficult to commute to school. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MSc Project Management

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

Taking this programme will enable you to manage and deliver international projects. You will also gain skills in effectively analysing data and using it for improved planning. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. MSc Project Management Taking this programme will enable you to manage and deliver international projects. You will also gain skills in effectively analysing data and using it for improved planning. You will be studying at GISMA's Berlin campus, located in the heart of the city and surrounded by the vibrant business community. This course is delivered and awarded by Arden University, which specialises in distance learning; 79% of their students reported that they saw improvements in their career after studying with Arden. The degree is also accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM), which is the biggest professional certification body in the UK. Course Requirements 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent (minimum) English proficiency of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent if this is the first time you will be taught in English Non-standard entry You can also apply for this course if you have at least five years of experience in a management position. You must demonstrate that you have: - sufficient motivation to study the degree - the ability to take the programme - professional references and experience If you already have a qualification from a professional body, you may be exempted from some parts of this course. [-]

Master of Science in Administration

Central Michigan University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Mount Pleasant

The MSA degree is offered both on and off campus to over 3,000 students each year. The MSA degree is interdisciplinary in nature and has been in existence since 1975. In the last 30 years over [+]

The MSA degree is offered both on and off campus to over 3,000 students each year. The MSA degree is interdisciplinary in nature and has been in existence since 1974. In the last 40+ years tens of thousands of students have earned the MSA degree. The MSA is a degree for professional administrators seeking to develop a broad range of current management and leadership skills as opposed to the traditional, analytical approach of the MBA. The MSA degree offers a great deal of flexibility with a variety of concentrations from which students can choose. The program can be completed face-to-face, online or through a Hybrid format in many locations. The administrative core (about half of the course work) prepares students for administrative positions in a variety of organizational settings. Students can then tailor their concentration area (the other half of the degree) to their area of interest. ​The MSA student population includes both full-time and part-time students. Most classes are scheduled in the evenings and on the weekends to accommodate all students. ... [-]

MSc in International Project Management (Construction Management)

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme has successfully built on the established MSc Construction Management programme (which is now a specialist pathway) and shares a significant proportion of the staff expertise and modules offered. The programme also offers several internationalised modules that further develop the utility, opportunity and synergy with existing offerings. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. Developed by leading UK academics, this programme develops the multifaceted skill set needed to manage international projects successfully. The teaching team has experience of delivering project management expertise spanning all five continents. The demand for project management professionals, especially those with project management education and training, is growing rapidly. Demand in many regions is exceeding supply, as more companies adopt a project management culture and project numbers continue to grow globally. Accredited by four leading professional bodies - the Association for Project Management (APM), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), and the Project Management Institute (PMI) – the programme is highly relevant for those wishing to pursue a career in construction project management. Programme Content This programme has successfully built on the established MSc Construction Management programme (which is now a specialist pathway) and shares a significant proportion of the staff expertise and modules offered. The programme also offers several internationalised modules that further develop the utility, opportunity and synergy with existing offerings. These modules emphasise the project management skills and international perspective visualised for a graduate from the programme. They introduce a range of subjects pertinent to international construction and project management such as International Construction Project Finance. Research Methods is embedded within the core Dissertation module which is intended to give the student the skills necessary to conduct in-depth research both academically and in industry. Participation in the Dissertation Away event also provides an invaluable opportunity... [-]

MSc Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management

Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. This course covers operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement in one challenging and rewarding degree. [+]

Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. This course covers operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement in one challenging and rewarding degree. Operations management is all about how to organise the production and delivery of products and services. From banks to factories, 90% of people are involved in operations. This course gives you the skills to ensure that process runs smoothly, particularly in the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the increasingly global reach of business. The course covers the service, manufacturing, public and private sectors, showing how operations management works, whether the customer is a patient in hospital, a traveller on a transport system or a consumer buying a new iPod. You have the opportunity to concentrate on particular aspects of operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement. The course provides you with the knowledge and practical skills vital for the professional operations, project or supply chain manager in a globalised environment. It also gives you a strong foundation for any subsequent doctoral work or an academic career within the field. Aims The course consists of both compulsory and optional taught units. Compulsory course units include: Global Operations Management Managing Projects Strategic Supply Management Research Methods Optional course units include: Commercial Management of Projects Decision Behaviour, Analysis and Support Games Businesses Play IS Strategy and Enterprise Systems Supply Chain Logistics Management Business... [-]

Master in Economics and Project Management

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Odense

The programme focuses on improving your analytical skills in economics and on teaching you all the quantitative and qualitative tools that a consultant... [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. Master in Economics - Economics and Project Management (MSc) The programme focuses on improving your analytical skills in economics and on teaching you all the quantitative and qualitative tools that a consultant or project manager needs to know.The graduate programme in Economics consists of a series of compulsory courses and electives, some predetermined and others free of choice amongst graduate courses offered at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. The programme is completed with your master’s thesis.The individual profiles have different areas of focus and therefore you will have great opportunities to choose exactly the profile you find most interesting.The compulsory courses ensure you a solid theoretical and methodical foundation – relevant for all profiles.Furthermore, it is possible to do courses offered at other faculties and universities – both in Denmark and abroad. The Study Board must validate your choices first.Likewise, it is possible to obtain ECTS credits equivalent to an elective course for a report based on a relevant internship (at an embassy, a ministry or an organization etc.).... [-]

MSc in Project Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This exceptionally practical course addresses the key factors that underpin the successful delivery of projects. Your studies will cover how to manage the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects of a project and the tools and techniques available to you. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of project management. The course also includes two units accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). Project management skills are in demand in almost every sector and increasingly they are an essential requirement for many different job roles. The programme is suitable for professionals and graduates who are looking to develop their project management skills as well as project management specialists who want a recognised qualification that supports the experience they have gained in employment. This exceptionally practical course addresses the key factors that underpin the successful delivery of projects. Your studies will cover how to manage the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects of a project and the tools and techniques available to you. People are a crucial part of any project’s success and you will consider how to adeptly manage challenges such as power disputes between colleagues, skills development issues and maintaining motivational levels for long-term projects. Through case studies and scenario-based exercises, you also look at how professionals in different sectors manage multiple projects and multi-task across teams. The programme incorporates a virtual, computer-based experience for project management learning and an innovative syllabus on the challenging issue of sustainability in project management. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients A live consultancy project for your final dissertation. Features and benefits of... [-]

Master in Programme and Project Management (PPM)

The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Our MSc in Programme and Project Management is designed for those who wish to move into project management, either in their current technical and business field, or into a new field of expertise. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. Our MSc in Programme and Project Management is designed for those who wish to move into project management, either in their current technical and business field, or into a new field of expertise. Participants on this course can have a very wide range of academic and work backgrounds. It is suitable for those with work experience as well as those with little or no background in business. We will provide you with... The methodologies, tools, principles and philosophies of successful project management. You will learn about human resource management in projects and programmes as well as risk management and change management. You will also develop a methodical approach to the management of the financial aspects of projects and programmes. Course structure: The course is modular - each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 9 modules are studied and assessed in total. Modules consist of nominally 40 hours directed tuition in the form of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, case studies and e-learning. This is covered in a full-immersion, intensive week. Modules are assessed by Post Module Assignment. The taught modules account for 50% of the Master's degree. A major individual research project, submitted in the form of a dissertation accounts for the other 50%. An oral examination is held upon completion. The core modules for this MSc are: Financial Analysis & Control Systems Project Planning, Management & Control Organisations, People & Performance International Joint Ventures Management of Change Managing the Multi-Project /... [-]

MSc in Conservation Project Management

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This new MSc programme draws upon the extensive conservation project management experience of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and aims to equip practitioners with the skills and tools they need to manage conservation projects effectively. [+]

Equipping practioners with the skills and tools they need to manage conservation projects effectively. The management of species, habitats and ecosystems is increasingly drawing upon principles and practices from other disciplines, such as business, marketing and human resources. This new MSc programme draws upon the extensive conservation project management experience of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and aims to equip practitioners with the skills and tools they need to manage conservation projects effectively. The programme is suitable for managers of conservation projects that wish to build on their existing skills, or conservation practitioners who wish to move into a project management role. Core Modules The core modules for all DICE MSc Programmes are: - DI884 Research methods for natural sciences - DI876 Research methods for social sciences - DI998 Dissertation project - Conservation Plus for Conservation Project Management: - DI889 Leadership skills for conservation management [-]

MSc Project and Infrastructure Management

Brunel University: College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

The complex challenges faced in modern engineering have created a growing need for highly motivated graduates who understand project infrastructure planning, construction, management and maintenance issues. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. The complex challenges faced in modern engineering have created a growing need for highly motivated graduates who understand project infrastructure planning, construction, management and maintenance issues. This MSc course equips you with the knowledge, creativity and transferable skills required by project managers in the industry – developing your independent learning abilities and providing a foundation for your ongoing professional development. You will learn current theories and practices for managing contemporary engineering projects from inception to completion – and for maintaining the resulting infrastructure throughout its lifetime. Aims Engineering is at the core of a successful economy and the infrastructure it develops directly affects the wellbeing of its citizens and the environment. Skilled, qualified project managers have a key role in this vital work. There are two main challenges facing the engineering and construction industry: clients are increasingly requiring contractors to deliver projects using limited resources, at low cost, in short duration and to a high level of quality and safety much existing infrastructure is under severe strain due to a legacy of inadequate maintenance and rapid population growth. The course examines these commercial pressures and will provide opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: the principles of strategic planning and risk analysis in successful project and infrastructure management the theoretical basis for the organisation of project infrastructure development and how management of budgets, human resources and supply chains can affect overall project success the interplay between engineering project, infrastructure management and... [-]

MSc in Construction Project Management

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The course will build on the knowledge and experience you gained in your first degree, or in your work environment, and prepare you to take strategic responsibility for the management of construction projects. We will equip you with a strong understanding of the academic knowledge, theories, concepts and principles required, as well as the intellectual, practical and technical skills vital in this career... [+]

Construction Project Management - MSc [University of Bolton] Construction Project Management requires highly skilled individuals with the ability to lead and integrate a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This challenging, industry-focused course will help you to develop not only the academic and technical knowledge required for this role, but also the interpersonal skills that are essential for success in this career. The course will build on the knowledge and experience you gained in your first degree, or in your work environment, and prepare you to take strategic responsibility for the management of construction projects. We will equip you with a strong understanding of the academic knowledge, theories, concepts and principles required, as well as the intellectual, practical and technical skills vital in this career. The course is built around the Chartered Institute of Building’s definition of construction project management which encompasses the whole life cycle of a construction project from ‘inception to recycling’. Sustainability is a key element of this and an important focus of this course. About the course Managing construction projects from design through to occupation requires a wide range of skills and involves many people. The University of Bolton leads the way in offering professional courses which are designed with the current and future needs of employers and your career in mind. Our MSc in Construction Project Management is designed to give you the edge in a demanding marketplace. Staff have industry experience and have developed their teaching expertise with a strong commitment to research and their own... [-]

MSc Construction Project Management

University of Bolton - Ras Al Khaimah Academic Centre
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

This program is taught in the UAE. Construction Project Management requires highly skilled individuals with the ability to lead and integrate a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This challenging, industry-focused course will help you to develop not only the academic and technical knowledge required for this role, but also the interpersonal skills that are essential for success in this career. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. This program is taught in the UAE Construction Project Management requires highly skilled individuals with the ability to lead and integrate a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This challenging, industry-focused course will help you to develop not only the academic and technical knowledge required for this role, but also the interpersonal skills that are essential for success in this career. The course will build on the knowledge and experience you gained in your first degree, or in your work environment, and prepare you to take strategic responsibility for the management of construction projects. We will equip you with a strong understanding of the academic knowledge, theories, concepts and principles required, as well as the intellectual, practical and technical skills vital in this career. The course is built around the Chartered Institute of Building’s definition of construction project management which encompasses the whole life cycle of a construction project from ‘inception to recycling’. Sustainability is a key element of this and an important focus of this course. About the course Managing construction projects from design through to occupation requires a wide range of skills and involves many people. The University of Bolton leads the way in offering professional courses which are designed with the current and future needs of employers and your career in mind. Our MSc in Construction Project Management is designed to give you the edge in a demanding marketplace. Staff have industry experience and have developed their teaching expertise with a strong commitment to... [-]

Master of Science (Management)

Universiti Utara Malaysia
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 15 semesters January 2018 Malaysia Kedah Kuala Lumpur + 2 more

The Master of Science (Management) was introduced to produce graduates who have deep knowledge about the management aspect of a business and capable of performing relevant tasks in today’s global business environment. The objective is to produce excellent and professional executives that are capable of translating the theory learned during classes into practice. [+]

About the program The Master of Science (Management) was introduced to produce graduates who have deep knowledge about the management aspect of a business and capable of performing relevant tasks in today’s global business environment. The objective is to produce excellent and professional executives that are capable of translating the theory learned during classes into practice. Graduates of this program are also expected to become capable leaders that can identify and resolve issues and problems related to management and business, domestically or internationally. Program Aims The aim of the MSc. Management programme is to produce graduates who possess management knowledge and professional skills, and prepare them for the challenges of managing the organisation in the current global business environment. MSc. Management Curriculum The MSc. Management by coursework program structure consists of 10 courses (8 core courses and 2electives) that will provide an in-depth knowledge in the field of business management. Students are also required to write a dissertation once they have completed all their courses so that they will be able to apply the knowledge learned as well as enhance their writing and soft skills. In order to meet the program requirement of 42 credit hours, the curriculum consists of 30 credit hours of coursework and 12 credit hours of dissertation. Core Courses (8 Courses – 24 Credit Hours) Credit Marketing Management Organizational Behaviour and Development Strategic Management Management Information System Operation and Technology Management Research Methodology Law, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Finance Elective Courses (Choose 2 courses... [-]

International Master Project Management

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The International Master Project Management (iMPM) is a collaboration between MiP Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Strathclyde Business School. Each brings their respective excellence in research, consultancy and teaching in project management to an international teaching programme. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. Why this course? The International Master Project Management (iMPM) is a collaboration between MiP Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Strathclyde Business School. Each brings their respective excellence in research, consultancy and teaching in project management to an international teaching programme. The programme looks at the strategic and holistic demands of modern projects in contemporary organisations. You'll gain knowledge in an emerging field that combines: project management as a process to deliver complex change strategic management as a process for formulating and implementing organisational strategy the development of transferable skills. Particularly teamwork, leadership, communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and presentation for employment This course is suitable for both recent graduates and those graduates already in the workplace. It offers a balanced programme of professional training at postgraduate level. The course looks at the most recent approaches in project management with a cross sectorial and intercultural perspective that focus on managerial, behavioral and technical competencies. Students graduating from the iMPM will receive two degree awards, issued by each institution: Politecnico di Milano - Master Universitario di I Livello in Project Management Strathclyde Business School - Master of Science in Project Management Where you'll study The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 18 months. The first semester held at MIP, Milan and the second one held at Strathclyde, Glasgow, plus final project work/research thesis. You'll spend approximately five months in Italy and the UK. The other eight months for the final project work can... [-]

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Humboldt International University
Online Part time 18 months September 2017 USA USA Online

The purpose of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree is to enable students to acquire knowledge and develop competencies that will make them effective leaders at any level of an organization. The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree prepares students to become leaders to serve in today’s dynamic organizations. [+]

The purpose of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree is to enable students to acquire knowledge and develop competencies that will make them effective leaders at any level of an organization. The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership degree prepares students to become leaders to serve in today’s dynamic organizations. Students will gain the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to lead their organizations through complex changes in our global society by continually transforming their organizations through professional development and processes, and implementing strategic initiatives in order to maintain a competitive advantage. This degree program concentrates heavily on leader-follower interactions, cross-cultural communications, coaching, influencing, and team development, leading organizational changes, strategic thinking, project leadership, and behavioral motivation theories. Core Courses LMS 5002 Leadership Theories and Practices MBA 5006 Competitive Intelligence LMS 5003 Creating and Leading in Effective Organizations MBA 5008 Business Perspective MBA 5007 Human Resources and Knowledge Management MBA 5009 Tools for Business Statistics MBA 5003 Project Management LMS 6008 Mentoring and Coaching LMS 6010 Cross-Cultural Human Relations and Negotiation MBA 5001 Decision Making and Problem Solving MBA 5005 Management Information Systems LMS 6013 Communicating Leadership LMS 6015 Leadership Capstone [-]

MSc in Construction Commercial Management

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This innovative postgraduate construction course is aimed at graduates who are already in, or have been in, construction-related employment, and who aspire to senior positions in the field of commercial management. The course aims to develop your awareness of the importance of construction projects to clients, and the context and constraints within which projects are procured and undertaken. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. This innovative postgraduate construction course is aimed at graduates who are already in, or have been in, construction-related employment, and who aspire to senior positions in the field of commercial management. The course aims to develop your awareness of the importance of construction projects to clients, and the context and constraints within which projects are procured and undertaken. You will gain greater knowledge and understanding of the theories, concepts, principles, techniques, and intellectual and practical skills needed for the commercial management of construction projects. You will have the opportunity to plan and implement a personal research project related to commercial management. The course utilises web based technologies in the delivery and extensive use is made of enquiry based learning to enhance lifelong learning skills. The blended learning approach offers flexible access to the core content, while still providing the discipline and structure of regular attendance at the University. The design of the part-time course recognises the significant challenges of combining postgraduate-level study with full-time professional employment. Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT You will investigate the commercial considerations for the optimisation of financial performance of organisations, the role of owners, partners and stakeholders, and the successful management of major construction projects. CONSTRUCTION DISSERTATION OR WORK-RELATED PROJECT In this module you will identify a topic or project directly related to construction management which will provide a basis for a research study. You will develop... [-]