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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Llandaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

This MSc in Project Management aims to provide graduates with a broad range of specialist and advanced tool-sets of both technical and interpersonal skills that will equip them to develop successful careers in the demanding and rapidly expanding field of project management.

Project Management is a life skill and applies to every sector from Engineering, Construction, Built Environment, Oil and Gas, Energy/Renewable/Clean Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing and Production, Banking, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Information Systems, Health, Social Care, Public Services, Government, Charity (Non-Governmental Organisations), Third Sectors, Retail, Media and Creative Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), Legal, Capacity development, Local Content and many other Professional Services. This course will cater the needs for most sectors and industries by embedding a range of Project Management methodologies and methods such as Linear (Traditional/Waterfall), Agile, Scrum, Kanban, PRINCE2 and Project Management for Sustainable Development.

Assessment

The MSc Project Management is assessed using written courseworks and presentations. This programme's portfolio of assessment includes individual coursework e.g., client-based reports and reflective logs, production of Project Charter, team presentations, group practical formative assessments and debates. Extensive project management resources are available in the library and via the electronic catalogue/databases as well as guided by individual tutors and made available through Moodle (e.g., Essential and Supplementary Readings), the university's virtual learning environment. There are plenty of resources in Project Management, Program Management and Portfolio Management. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Employability & Careers

Projects are key to the successful implementation of organisational strategy and those people with the right skills to work in projects, programmes and portfolios are increasingly seen as vital to delivery success. Global demand for project managers and project-based roles are increasing to such an extent that demand is seriously outstripping supply and this trend also applies when managing projects in a programme and portfolio way.

On successful completion of the MSc Project Management you will be equipped to take on a challenging career in project management across a range of sectors from Engineering, Construction, Built Environment, Surveying, Manufacturing and Production, Energy/Renewable/Clean Energy, Oil and Gas/Hydrocarbons, Information Technology, Information Systems, Banking, Finance, Retail, Media and Creative Industries, Third Sector, Charity (Non-Governmental Organisation), Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Military, Health, Social Care, Legal and range of sectors/disciplines/domains.

Application deadline

1/8/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.
Dedicated support via the Global Student Advisory Service. Offering all the advice and support that students might need when living and studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    108th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    116 53%

    75th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    107th

    9

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