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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Malawi Institute of Management

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Businesses worldwide are recognising that skilled project managers are essential to business success, leading to growing opportunities for graduates with real-life vocational experience, underpinned by learning. Awarded by the University of Bolton, UK and delivered by MIM, Malawi, this exciting Master’s degree in Project Management offers you the skills and knowledge needed to progress your career in this globally important discipline.

Course Details

Globalisation, customer requirements, and ever-increasing competition in the marketplace has made good project management a vitally important element for business success in recent years. To exploit new opportunities, organisations require multi-talented individuals with a sound understanding of project management best practice who are able to keep abreast of developments in field. The MSc in Project Management from the University of Bolton focuses on helping you gain the knowledge and skills needed to lead projects successfully, ready to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of your organisation.

Based in Lilongwe, our dedicated and expert teaching team will guide you as you learn the key principles and practices of project management. You’ll explore how to identify and manage the project scope, build a work breakdown structure, create a project plan, create the project budget, define and allocate resources, manage the project development, identify and manage risks, and understand the project procurement process.

We’ll support you as you learn about the project management lifecycle, starting with how to specify the quality of the deliverables required, estimate the resources required and identify the timescales involved. You’ll also focus on learning to monitor these as the project progresses so that you can manage changes and mitigate risks in order to deliver the project deliverables on time, within budget and to the required standard.

Career opportunities

The project management discipline is a major employer, worldwide. It offers interesting and rewarding careers opportunities in a vast range of sectors, in areas such as project administration, co-ordination, planning, programming, consultancy and as a Project Management Office (PMO) manager in business enterprises of all sizes. The number of opportunities is growing, and employers are looking for graduates with real-life vocational experience, underpinned by learning, which is precisely where University of Bolton graduates have an ‘edge’.

As a project manager, you’ll take the lead and play a pivotal role in the successful completion of projects. You’ll be responsible for co-ordinating the wide range of resources involved in projects, such as labour, materials, finance and consultants to achieve the organisation’s goals – on time, within budget and to the quality standards required. As a successful graduate of this course, you’ll have developed the management, leadership and problem-solving qualities necessary for a career in this varied, rewarding and challenging field.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    122nd out of 124 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    90 42%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%



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