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MSc Global Project Management

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Southend Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Managing global projects in fields as diverse as marketing, operations and supply chains requires a variety of high-level management skills to manage projects effectively and efficiently across different cultures and societies.

MSc Global Project Management is aimed at students who may not have studied business at undergraduate level.

Project management is the discipline of organising resources to complete projects within defined time, cost, and quality constraints, with acceptable levels of risk. Major global projects require professionals with integrated skills, who can operate in a variety of cultural and socio-economic settings around the world.

You explore topics including:

  • project management
  • programme management
  • supply chain management
  • operations management
  • management of international marketing projects
  • product development

This course uses innovative teaching methods, such as group work and applied projects, to develop the leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills necessary to successfully manage international projects. You also have the option to complete a comprehensive business plan instead of a dissertation.

Your future

A Master’s degree in Global Project Management will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge necessary to manage projects effectively and efficiently in an international business environment.

As well as equipping you with skills in creativity, innovation, and ethical awareness to help you excel in the modern workplace, you will develop the leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills necessary to successfully manage international projects.

Project management spans a wide range of sectors including construction, education and research, consulting groups and public sector services. Our graduates enjoy roles in financial analysis, management, public administration, and accountancy. Many have progressed to work in academia or for global organisations and SMEs, such as:

  • Groupon
  • KPMG
  • HP
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • European Central Bank
  • fast-growing digital agency, Footprint Digital
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher
  • EY (Ernst & Young)

Application deadline

01 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 122 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    107 50%

    90th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    73rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    76th

    12

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