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MSc Programme and Project Management (Part-Time)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Northumbria University London Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    APR, JUL, OCT

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

This programme is designed for those with an undergraduate degree from any discipline, or suitable work experience, who wish to study for a generalist broad-based qualification to further develop their knowledge, skills and careers in Programme and Project Management.

There is a need in the market for those with such qualifications and this programme can allow you to enhance and develop your career in Programme and Project Management. It is anticipated that the wider focus on the management of multiple projects within organisational programmes that the MSc will appeal to those who are aspiring to develop specific project management competences in the context of leadership and strategic management.

Key facts

Demonstrate complex and specialised knowledge and skills in the areas of Programme and Project Management
Appreciate and evaluate innovations, advances and major issues at the forefront of Project Management and related technologies and their implications
Work related assessment wherever possible, designed to deliver impact into your organisation

What will I study?

To accelerate your learning, you will be exposed to theories and principles relating to financial and contractual management, leading teams including those that are geographically diverse, strategic leadership and the management of change, risk and opportunities. You will also be exposed to the fundamental concepts, principles of leadership theory, contractual arrangements, budgeting and forecasting and business case analysis. You will subsequently be able to apply this knowledge and skill in your own context, and subsequently critically analyse the implementation and recommend potential future improvements in the context of leading projects and programmes.

Recognising that stakeholder management, risk assessment and management of projects and portfolios are critical to achieving business objectives that in term achieve enhanced organisational performance, you will also cover fundamental concepts, principles, techniques and tools of how to manage projects from the perspectives of time, costs and quality.

The programmes framework acknowledges the value of ‘research informed, applied learning’ as a means of developing and transferring knowledge about project and programmes and in doing so develop your own personal capability and future career prospects. To enable this, your learning will enable reflection on any past and current work related experiences and through practical assessment develop your ability to apply learning to your organisation.

Careers and further study

This course will open up opportunities in project management roles in many industries. Past Northumbria University graduates have gone on to work for multinational companies such as BAE Systems, Volvo Car Group, NHS, Siemens, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Shell and Virgin Money.

This qualification is designed to accelerate your skills and competence in a range of job roles, including the specific roles of:

Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
Programme Manager
Programme / Project Director
Head of Programmes/Projects
or in more hybrid positions such as IT Project Director (Programme Manager).

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    138 63%

    42nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    100th

    8

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