Masters of Science in Project Management

Compare 48 MSc Programs in Project Management

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 in Project Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

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). [+]

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:... [-]


MSc Project Management

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36 months September 2018 China Suzhou + 1 more

The MSc in Project Management will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully manage projects in a variety of industries and contexts. [+]

Overview

The MSc Project Management programme will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully manage projects in a variety of industries and contexts. You will learn about all aspects of how to effectively plan, implement, control and monitor, and handover projects of various sizes and complexities in a highly competitive global marketplace.

You will gain vital skills in the management of stakeholders’ expectations, risk management and quality assurance on projects. The programme will teach you from both a practical and theoretical standpoint how project management can be used as a tool to help grow the business and achieve strategic objectives in an organisational setting.... [-]


MSc in Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management

Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 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.... [-]


MSc in International Project Management (Construction Management)

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 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. [+]

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. ... [-]


MSc Project Management

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Project Management course has been designed to equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to design, plan and execute projects successfully. The course allows you to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical Project Management settings. [+]

Project Management is a growing field with a strong focus on finding graduates with strong theoretical background in Project and Programme Management. 15.7 million new Project Management roles will be created globally by 2020 (PMI 2013).

Our MSc Project Management course has been designed to equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to design, plan and execute projects successfully. The course allows you to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical Project Management settings.

This MSc is designed with employers’ requirements in mind, offering a broad understanding of all elements of Project Management such as stakeholder management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, risk management and people management, amongst others.... [-]


MSc in Project Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Project Management MSc is designed to equip you with a set of tested skills for planning, delegating and monitoring project. The course gives you the knowledge and tools to help implement strategies for change, in a sustainable way, in order to influence progress within a company or organisation. You also will learn the governance framework of running a project and how to handle the associated risks. [+]

In today's business environment effective project management (PM) is an integral influencer of success. Additionally, PM-associated skills such as planning, risk management, quality management and communication management are essential to control the increasingly complex projects that allow top organisations to remain competitive in the global market. A Master’s in project management is sought after by many organisations, both in the public and the private sector. The course is suitable for graduates in business, computing and engineering, with an affinity for organising, running or participating in projects. Project Management MSc is designed to equip you with a set of tested skills for planning, delegating and monitoring project. The course gives you the knowledge and tools to help implement strategies for change, in a sustainable way, in order to influence progress within a company or organisation. You also will learn the governance framework of running a project and how to handle the associated risks. The project management processes that you will learn on this course are aligned with the Project Management Bodies of Knowledge by Project Management Institute and is widely accepted as best practice in the area of project management. Westminster Business School is one of just a handful of universities that's eligible to offer accredited PRINCE2 certification. So in addition to this postgraduate qualification, you get an opportunity to also obtain the much sought after PRINCE2 certificates.... [-]


Master of Science in Project Management

ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management
Campus Full time October 2018 France Clermont-Ferrand

The MSc. in Project Management is a Master degree Programme (100% taught in English, duration of 16 to 18 months) that is designed for recent graduates and experienced professionals wishing to gain a broad knowledge of business fundamentals and explore the tools, methods, and techniques of Project Management. Students will carry out real projects supervised by professionals, and PMI (Project Management Institute) members. [+]

The MSc. in Project Management at ESC Clermont in France is a Master degree Programme (100% taught in English, duration of 16 to 18 months) that is designed to prepare both recent graduates and experienced professionals to become effective project leaders in a a wide variety of industries. The programme enables students to gain a broad knowledge of business fundamentals and be equipped with the methods, tools and techniques of Project Management in order to plan, organize and execute projects in numerous environments: in an international and multicultural context, in branches of industry or in specific services of a company. Throughout the course, students will carry out concrete projects that are supervised by professionals, and PMI (Project Management Institute) members. Classes last from October to May, followed by an internship of a minimum of 4 months along with an executive report.... [-]


MSc in International Project Development (PRINCE2)

NEOMA Business School
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months September 2018 France Rouen

Get prepared for an evolving international career in Business development! The MSc in International Project Development prepares future managers to develop international business projects from design to implementation thanks to a strong experiential approach. [+]

Anne-Sophie COURTIER Head of the MSc in International Project Development The programme and curriculum are organised like real projects, focusing on strong practical experiences where students are never left in their comfort zone. The objectives are to develop agility,learn to adapt and experiment leadership throughout various business situations. Students benefit from the opportunity to earn the PRINCE2 international certification in project management, familiarize with MS Project and discover PMI methods.The multicultural blend found in this MSc adds a superior challenging dimension to the "learning by doing" philosophy of the programme.

Eligibility Requirements

3-year Bachelor's degree with relevant work experience (from diverse educational, backgrounds universities, business school, engineer schools) 4-year Bachelor's degree or approved equivalent in a business-related field Executive seeking to acquire further skills,techniques and knowledge in business and project development to attain managerial positions ... [-]

Masters of Science in Project Management

IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Besides being taught basic skills in research, students will develop project managerial skills and develop scholarly level of awareness on managerial issues in industry across the globe. [+]

The IUMW’s Masters of Science in Project Management is the first programme of its kind to integrate advanced knowledge in cross-cultural management with international industry experience in a multicultural learning environment from both East and West continents.

The programme is designed with extensive academic rigour to benefit those in research, academic, consultancy and managerial positions. This will see them demonstrate the body of knowledge in project management across and within various functional areas such as management, finance, human resources, information systems, and operations to name a few.

Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and postgraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.... [-]


Master of Science in Engineering Project Management

New England College
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 USA Henniker USA Online + 2 more

New England College’s Master of Science in Engineering Project Management program provides engineering professionals with the proven leadership and technical skills needed for today’s rapidly changing global environment. [+]

New England College’s Master of Science in Engineering Project Management program provides engineering professionals with the proven leadership and technical skills needed for today’s rapidly changing global environment. The curriculum is designed so that engineers can leverage the technical skills learned in school and on the job with a program designed to turn out leaders who can manage project based upon their understanding of organizational dynamics, the process of managing people, strategic management, and financial and accounting skills.

Because of the program’s focus, this 40-credit master can be completed in a year for those taking it full time. The course delivery and structure are specifically designed for working professionals to make the most efficient use of time and to optimize the learning experience.... [-]


International Master Project Management

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2018 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

MSc in Project Management

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
Campus Part time 24 months September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This programme delivers a comprehensive learning experience and build skills that otherwise would take a decade of experience to acquire. [+]

Focus on specialist skills Excellent opportunities for peer learning Immediate benefits in your workplace Expert faculty

What is the programme about

Business change, new products, new facilities, new systems and new technology are all achieved through projects in companies. This MSc in Project Management programme gives you an understanding of the technical and behavioural skills essential for successful project management.

Objectives

This programme delivers a comprehensive learning experience and build skills that otherwise would take a decade of experience to acquire.

What willYou learn

The MSc in Project Management programme covers the fundamentals of professional project management, such as planning, methodology, leadership and teamwork, and gives you the opportunity to learn and test world-ranking software and simulation tools for project planning and control.... [-]


Northumbria University MSc in Project Management with Advanced Practice

Drums School Finders
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom London

Our course in MSc Project Management with Advanced Practice will give you project management skills that are widely transferable to any industry. [+]

Locations: London Start dates: January, May, September Tuition fee: £8500 per year Duration: 2 years

Unique offering:

Study Project Management with a university with a high focus on employability after the course. Duration is 2 years or 1 year if the student will prefer.

Teaching will be done and finished in the 1st year of the 2 year masters.

Flexible payment plan for international students In the 2nd year, students have a guaranteed work placement as the university guarantees ALL students a full-time job for 3 months where you can work full time.

All students are allowed to work for 20hrs a week throughout the course. As an added bonus ALL students have a £3000 training scholarship to train yourself after the masters in PRINCE2, Cybersecurity, CIMA and so many more short courses.... [-]


Master of Science Project Management (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 15 months August 2018 Singapore

This is an ideal postgraduate programme for graduates who want to progress within generic project-based industries. It is ideally suited for relatively new graduates with restricted work experience and also highly experienced practitioners... [+]

Programme Objectives To provide students with a systematic understanding of project management knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of current research, advanced scholarship and professional practice. To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the techniques applicable to apply research to project management situations, both practical and theoretical. To enable students to evaluate project management methodologies and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate, propose new hypotheses.

Career Opportunities

This is an ideal postgraduate programme for graduates who want to progress within generic project-based industries. It is ideally suited for relatively new graduates with restricted work experience and also highly experienced practitioners.... [-]


Master of Science in Engineering Project Management

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

Master of Science in Engineering Project Management [+]

Master of Science in Engineering Project Management

Admissions Criteria Recognized Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of study (i.e., Education, Business Administration, or Engineering) Minimum CGPA of 3.00 out of a 4.00 scale or its equivalent, students with a CGPA of 2.50 or above may be conditionally admitted English Proficiency Requirements

Name of Exam Score

IELTS 6.0 Band TOEFL – Paper based 550 TOEFL – Internet Based 79 Cambridge English Test – Advanced 52 Pearson’s Test of English – Academic 50-57 City & Guilds TESOL B2

NOTE: English exam exemptions might be granted to applicants who

Speak English as their native language, grew up in a country where English was the official language and English was the language of instruction at their undergraduate institution or can provide a copy of the expired English test results submitted with the application to their English-medium undergraduate institution. [-]