Course Overview

Technological innovations are typically managed through the medium of a project. The course aims to provide high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the whole lifecycle of a technology-based project from inception to adoption and eventual disposal.

The blend of more generic project management competencies with specific technological awareness will provide a solid foundation for a future career as a manager of technological projects. The encouragement of students to function as autonomous learners should result in graduates who will have developed the foundations for future and continuing professional development.

Course Content

The modules associated with the MSc Technology Project Management are as follows:

  • Technology Project Management (20 credits)
  • Information Security and Document Management (20 credits)
  • Research Methods for Technology Dissertations (20 credits)
  • Technology Dissertation (40 credits)
  • End User Computing Risk Management (20 credits)
  • Information Management Software Tools (20 credits)
  • Management of Mega and Complex Projects (20 credits)
  • Social Computing (20 credits) To obtain an MSc degree a student must follow and obtain 180 credits of compulsory modules. PgC and PgD may be awarded as stand-alone or exit awards.

Employability & Careers

The blend of more generic project management competencies with specific technological awareness will provide a solid foundation for a future career as a manager of technological projects.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have one of the following:

A Honours degree at least 2:2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Computing, Information Systems or an appropriate Engineering specialism.

Applicants from other backgrounds will be considered on an individual basis.

International Applicants
Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website.

If you are interested in using credit from another institution or have obtained qualifications and/or experience to study for a course at Cardiff Met, you can find further information on this as well as information on how to apply on the RPL page.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated October 17, 2019
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