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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Project Management

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-21, MAR-21, JUN-21, SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Project Management programme will challenge you to develop your knowledge and skills in current Project Management theories, industry trends, tools and techniques.

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.

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.

The programme reflects the current research trends and best practice in the industry. We offer you the opportunity to explore substantial technical elements and advances in Project Management in relation to Operations, Logistics and Supply chain optimisation, through specifically designed modules. Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

You will:

  • Develop the skills required for successful project management
  • Explore cutting edge research
  • Apply your learning through the Industry Collaboration Project

TEACHING:

Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials, using a wide range of learning activities.

ASSESSMENT:

Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include; essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work. The weighting between exams and coursework varies between modules and years.

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APPLICANT PROFILE

This course offers excellent scope for aspiring and existing project managers who want to improve their career development opportunities and employability. If you want to progress into a senior management position this course will offer you the chance to gain skills which are highly sought by employers across a wide variety of organisations.

The MSc is the only route available for international students.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,670per year

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

University information

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

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

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

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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