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 February 2018 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. Early bird discount: up to 20% off if you book before the end of August 2017. 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. [-]

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. [+]

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 for students to informally discuss... [-]

MSc International Project Development (PRINCE2)

NEOMA Business School
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months September 2017 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 ... [-]

MSc in Project Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 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. Course content This course involves both theoretical and practical content. It offers you the chance to build on your first degree or work... [-]

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... [-]

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 2017 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. The programme may be followed to enhance existing career opportunities within many industrial sectors; as preparation for transfer from one industrial sector to another; or as preparation for further postgraduate study, i.e. Ph.D. Demand for managers who can demonstrate the skills to effectively manage projects continue to grow both nationally and internationally. Indeed, opportunities for a varied, well-paid, challenging and international career are significant. Modules Partnership and Collaborative Working (10 Credits) Sustainable Project Management (10 Credits) Project, Programme and Portfolio Management (20 Credits) Project Team Dynamics (20 Credits) Project Risk & Value Management (20 Credits) Strategic Project Management (20 Credits) Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative) (10 Credits) Project Economics (10 Credits) Masters Empirical Research and Work-Based Dissertation Preparation Module Dissertation (Project Management) (60 Credits) Entry Requirements All applicants must be 21 years old... [-]

MSc Project Management

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

Our course in MSc Project Management will give you project management skills that are widely transferable to any industry. You will develop the skills to coordinate multiple work streams to deliver projects on time, within budgetary and resource allocations. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. Start dates: September, January, May What will I study? This MSc Project Management will focus on developing your competence as a well-rounded project or programme leader alongside the wider leadership and management skills required to succeed in any organisation or sector. Live industry projects play a key role and have involved clients such as Volvo, Airbus, Balfour Beatty, the NHS and Google. The course content spans a range of highly topical subject areas. This includes: how to assess project feasibility, how to manage risks in projects, how to keep people working together, and how to develop a portfolio of projects. The curriculum is aligned with the academic requirements of the Association for Project Management (APM), which is the UK’s largest professional body for project managers. How will I be taught and assessed? You will be taught through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops to enable you to grow your knowledge of project management frameworks and skills. In addition, you will be expected to engage in independent study involving directed and self-directed learning. Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course with tools such as the ‘Blackboard’ eLearning Portal and electronic reading lists that will guide your preparation for seminars and independent research. During your studies, you will be assessed through a mix of individual and group assessments, presentations, computer simulations and exams. Careers and further study This course will open up opportunities in project management roles in many industries. Past Northumbria University graduates... [-]

Master of Science in Information Systems

Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati
Campus Full time Part time 15 months September 2017 USA Cincinnati + 1 more

The University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Information Systems program combines core business knowledge with Information Systems-focused technical courses and real-world experience. Our Master of Science in Information Systems program is renowned for its strengths in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence, Database Design and Modeling and Project Management. [+]

Why Attend the University of Cincinnati for Information Systems? The University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Information Systems program combines core business knowledge with Information Systems-focused technical courses and real-world experience. Our Master of Science in Information Systems program is renowned for its strengths in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence, Database Design and Modeling and Project Management. Our students benefit from our program’s ongoing partnerships with a myriad of leading companies. As part of our continual focus on the real-world application of classroom learnings, corporate partners visit the University of Cincinnati campus each week to present seminars to, recruit and/or interview our Information Systems students. As a result, in most years, 100% of our Master of Science in Information Systems students are employed upon graduation and many of them accept full-time positions within the world’s most respected companies such as Google, Microsoft, Accenture, Yahoo!, and Procter & Gamble. Program Highlights A flexible, innovative curriculum accommodates students with diverse educational backgrounds and work experiences. Our program is known for its strengths in the areas of ERP, Business Intelligence, Database Design and Modeling, and Project Management. On Campus Employer Seminars and Recruiting: Almost every week during the school year, major employers seeking analytics and technical talent, will present a seminar to, speak with or interview our Master of Science in Information Systems students. Our Master of Science in Information Systems faculty conduct leading-edge research and have extensive experience in both industry and academia. Our faculty leverage their expertise to offer... [-]

MSc Project Management and Innovation

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The substantial gap in knowledge and skills required to manage innovative and transformative projects, and the forecasted global demand for graduates who are able to address future challenges, makes the potential employment opportunities for graduates of our new MSc Project Management and Innovation, truly outstanding. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. Why this course? The substantial gap in knowledge and skills required to manage innovative and transformative projects, and the forecasted global demand for graduates who are able to address future challenges, makes the potential employment opportunities for graduates of our new MSc Project Management and Innovation, truly outstanding. Combining an analytical and hands-on approach to projects aimed at addressing real world issues critically and pragmatically, this new masters degree will fully prepare you for career opportunities in management and policy making positions in all sectors ranging from private firms (manufacturing, services, etc) to public organisations (government, health care, etc). You'll study Based in the Department of Strategy & Organisation at Strathclyde Business School, this 12-month masters programme draws on the contributions of leading academic experts across key, relevant disciplines - project management, innovation, strategy and organisation - as well as from Strathclyde's new Technology & Innovation Centre. On completion of the programme you'll have gained: comprehensive knowledge and understanding of key issues in managing technology and innovation a thorough understanding of the role of projects in delivering innovation and change in products, processes and services a set of practical skills for managing projects with a high uncertainty and innovation content and/or which have innovation and change as a main target Course features Among the distinctive features of the course are: a highly practical, career-focused programme, addressing a global skills gap for effective project managers core project management classes enhanced and embedded by professional development and... [-]

Master of Science in Project Management

ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management
Campus Full time October 2017 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. Obtaining a dual-degree is possible from either Nottingham Trent University in UK or Aalen University in Germany. The Programme is fully-accredited by ‘Conférence des Grandes Ecoles’. Strengths: Taught entirely in English. Possibility to obtain a double-degree. Real life project tutored by project managers and PMI members. Approach to PRINCE2 and PMI certifications. International context. Internships in France or abroad in SMEs and multinational companies. Admission Admission Requirements for International students: Bachelor degree Proficiency in English (Official TOEFL score of 550 at least, or IELTS 6.0) *Exemption of the language requirement for students who completed their Bachelor in English All applications are to be submitted online on our website. After... [-]

MSc International Events Management

École de Management de Normandie / Normandy Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

To develop the skills and knowledge required to take on a position of responsibility in the events industry. The Master’s Degree in International Events Management in partnership with the University of Brighton is designed to train managers capable of managing an event from its conception to its completion from both a marketing and an operational viewpoint. Based in Deauville and taught entirely in English, this programme will offer you high-quality teaching and will lead you to meet people working in event-related communication thanks to lectures, business experiences and residential seminars (Paris and Las Vegas). If you wish to join a programme which combines knowledge and know-how with a view to a career in events management, we would be pleased to welcome you in Deauville. [+]

Attendance Pattern

 

Full Time 15 months, starting September in Paris, France.

Semester 1 (September - January) Semester 2 (February - May) Semester 3 (June - December) Work placement (5 months minimum) Dissertation or integrative business project The MSc International Events Management is entirely taught in English, the Normandy Business School and professionals from the events industry. Academic input Critical Issues in International Events Industry International Events Partnerships,Sponsorship and Fundraising Service Industry Marketing Project Management for International Events Strategic Management, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Business skills ... [-]

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. [+]

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 research and their own professional... [-]

MSc in Sustainability Engineering and Management

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Linköping

The Sustainability Engineering and Management master’s programme deals with the multifaceted challenge of developing products, services and technical systems that contribute to increased resource-effectiveness and sustainability. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. The Sustainability Engineering and Management master’s programme deals with the multifaceted challenge of developing products, services and technical systems that contribute to increased resource-effectiveness and sustainability. It is well-known that economic development and human welfare depend on the availability of raw materials and energy. However, the exploitation of such natural resources has many environmental implications such as climate change, resource scarcity and the uncontrolled dispersal of hazardous substances. In times of global environmental problems and concerns about the long-term availability of natural resources such as metals and minerals, incentives for using materials and energy in more intelligent and efficient ways are increasing among governments, companies and other organisations. Programme description The Sustainability Engineering and Management master’s programme deals with the multifaceted challenge of developing products, services and technical systems that contribute to increased resource-effectiveness and sustainability. It is well-known that economic development and human welfare depend on the availability of raw materials and energy. However, the exploitation of such natural resources has many environmental implications such as climate change, resource scarcity and the uncontrolled dispersal of hazardous substances. In times of global environmental problems and concerns about the long-term availability of natural resources such as metals and minerals, incentives for using materials and energy in more intelligent and efficient ways are increasing among governments, companies and other organisations. McKinsey, one of the largest management consultancy firms in the world, has emphasised the urgent need for a resource revolution. The aim is to address the anticipated... [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in Project Management

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Part time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Project Management is a discipline that applies principles, concepts, tools and techniques to improve project performance and organisational effectiveness. Project Management adds value by improving the probability of consistently delivering successful projects. [+]

Project Management is a discipline that applies principles, concepts, tools and techniques to improve project performance and organisational effectiveness. Project Management adds value by improving the probability of consistently delivering successful projects. The goal of the Master of Science in Project Management is to provide students with an advanced, specialised and multidisciplinary training in Project Management within a professional environment. The program will provide students with the necessary skills to direct and manage projects, as well as developing the abilities to lead the management of an organisation. Additionally, as justified, the program will provide students with the knowledge and abilities related to the management of organisations’ processes. At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to define, plan, execute and control a range of projectsas well as understand the critical link between people, projects and business strategy. The Master of Science in Project Management is a part time programme taught entirely in English targeted at participants who wish to acquire advanced project management skills. Accreditations GAC and REP La Salle - URL is the first program in Spain and the third in Europe to receive accreditation by the GAC (Global Accreditation Center) of PMI (Project Management Institute). La Salle BES is also accredited as a Registered Education Provider (REP) by the PMI. REP is a PMI accreditation for the delivery of non-university education. The MSc of Science in Project Management is a part time programme taught entirely in English targeted at participants who wish to acquire advanced 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. [+]

MSc Degrees in Project Management. 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 [-]