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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

If you are already working within this discipline or are considering a Project Management career, then this course is ideal. Our Project Management course is designed to allow entry from any degree discipline and a diverse range of work backgrounds. The skills that you will gain through studying this course are transferable to a wide variety of industries – gas, engineering, information technology, healthcare, events, public sector and logistics.

You will have the opportunity to gain additional, highly-regarded professional qualifications in PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Practitioner and Agile Project Management Foundation.

This postgraduate Project Management course also has an Industry Placement Option.

Course Details

When you choose to study MSc Project Management at the University of Northampton, you will benefit from the teaching of supportive and dedicated teaching staff with real industry experience. You will also have the opportunity to gain additional, highly-regarded professional project management qualifications in PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Practitioner and Agile Project Management Foundation.

This Project Management degree course also has the option of a 12-month industry placement. A project management industrial placement will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in a real-world environment, while completing an applied research project. This will give you an advantage over the competition for jobs and scholarships after you graduate and could be a good starting point for setting up your own consultancy business.

Our Project Management Masters is designed to address the growing complexity of projects and incorporates key tools and techniques. You’ll gain an understanding of the core competencies required to drive a successful conclusion, as well as an appreciation of using a more holistic, international and ethical stakeholder project management approach.

What is Project Management?

Project management refers to the application of certain knowledge, skills, methods, tools and techniques with the aim to meet specific project requirements and objectives. These deliverables need to be met within agreed parameters, including set budgets and timescales.

The set deliverables makes these projects temporary, which is a key distinguishing factor between project management and management in general. Due to this, project management roles require a wide range of business, technical and people management skills.

How much does a Project Manager earn?

Project management jobs can be found throughout nearly every business sector and across various different projects, meaning these skills are widely in demand.

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

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    114th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    92 42%

    115th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    115th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    118th

    11

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