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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Project Management: Part-Time Evening Delivery

University of Salford

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Peel Park

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The Project Management Masters programme will challenge you to develop your knowledge and skills in current project management theories, industry trends, tools and techniques. Reflecting current research trends and best practice in the industry, this advanced postgraduate course offers you the opportunity to study substantial technical elements and advances in project management in relation to operations, logistics and supply chain optimisation, through specifically designed modules. Classes for this MSc degree are held part time in the evening, so you can fit your studies around work. Teaching is delivered at the University of Salford’s Peel Park campus, close to Manchester city centre.

Our teaching team consists of PM academics and practitioners who are actively involved in research; you will learn from them about the latest developments in areas such as Benefits management and realisation, Strategy focus and Output-driven Project Management. New developments in technologies that promote remote and digital Project Management will also be covered, along with the impact of increased automation, artificial intelligence and additive manufacturing.

Our expertise is supported by input from industry partners such as Jaguar Landrover, Brother International and Manchester Airport who have helped to develop the programme. You will have the opportunity to learn from other students, expert guest lecturers and from your interaction with the Association of Project Management (APM) invited speakers and events.

The programme is highly industry-focussed and culminates in the Industry Collaboration Project. You will choose one of four options to look at a real industry problem and provide researched solutions, helping you put your learning into practice.

The course is also available as a distance learning option through our official partner Robert Kennedy College, Zurich, Switzerland.

You will:

  • Develop the skills required for successful and agile project management
  • Learn from academics, industry experts and practitioners
  • Explore cutting edge research in areas such as benefits management
  • Explore key areas such as Data Analytics and Management of Complexity
  • Consider the impact of new technologies such as automation and AI
  • Apply your learning through the Industry Collaboration Project

WHAT ABOUT AFTER UNI?

You will have excellent opportunities to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to become a project team member, manager, or project leader. Project management graduates are in high demand across the public, private and third-sector. This course also offers great opportunities if you are looking to develop a consultancy or business.You will gain a highly regarded formal qualification, as well as personal and organisational management skills that will enhance your career prospects.

CAREER LINKS

The University of Salford grew out of the institutes of the late 19th century that provided a talented, technically proficient and professional workforce to support the UK’s rapidly growing industries. In the 21st century, this still holds strong. Whilst industry has changed significantly, the need for industry-focused education is equally relevant today.

We teach the skills that employers need and as a result, our graduates enjoy excellent international career prospects.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    114 52%

    81st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    107th

    1

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