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Project Management MSc

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 or 2 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
January and September

Overview Updated 18/05/2020

Postgraduate Event

If you are already working in Project Management or considering a career within this discipline, then this course is ideal. The 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 course has an Industry Placement Option.

Apply for Non-Placement Route

September 2020 January 2021

Apply for Placement Route

September 2020 January 2021

Course

Highlights

  • 12-month industry placement option available
  • Additional professional qualifications: Prince2 Foundation and Practitioner, Agile Project Management Foundation
  • Supportive and dedicated teaching staff with industry experience

Additional

Information

PRINCE2

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

Course Details

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

Read more

Safeena opted for the placement

The importance of the placement year

“I was offered a place at two other universities for the same course but I chose the University of Northampton because of the placement year. It is the best way to explore and learn new experiences before jumping into your professional career.” [Read more]

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course will prepare you for a career in the public sector, service industries, information technology, engineering or any other business area needing project management skills. Graduates from this course have gone on to roles such as project team members in a variety of positions, including everything from project support to project management.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Online enquiry form

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you have relevant work experience in the Project Management field and related professional qualifications you will also be considered on an individual basis.

If you would like to make an application as a Home or EU student, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like more information on making an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Business Research Project (60 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM077
    Core Module Y
  • Fundamentals of Project Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM071
    Core Module Y
  • Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM072
    Core Module Y
  • Finance and Procurement Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM073
    Core Module Y
  • Critical Issues in Project Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM074
    Core Module Y
  • Managing Project Teams (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRMM068
    Core Module Y
  • Social Responsibility and Impact (20 Credits)
    Module code: STRM075
    Core Module Y

Graduate Discount Schemes

Discounts for alumni and new students

Whether you are an international, home or EU student, we offer generous tuition fee discounts for postgraduate study.

Our International Scholarships page has details of the International Graduate Scholarship offering up to 50% for alumni of the University and the International Scholarship offering up to 30% for new students.

The Graduate Discount Scheme page has information about the 20% discount for Home and EU graduates.

Postgraduate Loan

Get funding to study

If you are a home or EU student starting a postgraduate Master’s course, either full-time or part-time, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,425

Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

*The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2020/21 you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £13,750

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

*The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

Part Time Study

Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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  • Full range of integrated learning environments.
  • 24/7 library and learning zone.
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Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour

Updated 18/05/2020

  • Postgraduate Event

    If you are already working in Project Management or considering a career within this discipline, then this course is ideal. The 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 course has an Industry Placement Option.

    Apply for Non-Placement Route

    September 2020 January 2021

    Apply for Placement Route

    September 2020 January 2021

    Course

    Highlights

    • 12-month industry placement option available
    • Additional professional qualifications: Prince2 Foundation and Practitioner, Agile Project Management Foundation
    • Supportive and dedicated teaching staff with industry experience
  • Our MSc Project Management is designed to address the growing complexity of projects and incorporates key project management tools and techniques. You will gain an understanding of the core competencies required by project managers to drive projects to a successful conclusion, as well as an appreciation of using a more holistic, international and ethical stakeholder project management approach.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    PRINCE2

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

    • The importance of the placement year

      “I was offered a place at two other universities for the same course but I chose the University of Northampton because of the placement year. It is the best way to explore and learn new experiences before jumping into your professional career.” [Read more]

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course will prepare you for a career in the public sector, service industries, information technology, engineering or any other business area needing project management skills. Graduates from this course have gone on to roles such as project team members in a variety of positions, including everything from project support to project management.

  • If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you have relevant work experience in the Project Management field and related professional qualifications you will also be considered on an individual basis.

    If you would like to make an application as a Home or EU student, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like more information on making an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Online enquiry form

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Business Research Project (60 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM077
      Core Module Y
    • Fundamentals of Project Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM071
      Core Module Y
    • Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM072
      Core Module Y
    • Finance and Procurement Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM073
      Core Module Y
    • Critical Issues in Project Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM074
      Core Module Y
    • Managing Project Teams (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRMM068
      Core Module Y
    • Social Responsibility and Impact (20 Credits)
      Module code: STRM075
      Core Module Y
    • Discounts for alumni and new students

      Whether you are an international, home or EU student, we offer generous tuition fee discounts for postgraduate study.

      Our International Scholarships page has details of the International Graduate Scholarship offering up to 50% for alumni of the University and the International Scholarship offering up to 30% for new students.

      The Graduate Discount Scheme page has information about the 20% discount for Home and EU graduates.

    • Get funding to study

      If you are a home or EU student starting a postgraduate Master’s course, either full-time or part-time, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

      Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,425

    Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

    Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

    *The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2020/21 you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £13,750

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Year 2 (Placement Route Only)

    Year 2 Placement Fee: £500 * (for placements starting in September 2021 or January 2022)

    *The placement fee amount will only be charged to you after you secure a placement and are enrolled on the work based project in year 2 of your course. You will not be charged this fee if you do not secure a work placement.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    EU and International Scholarships

    We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

  • Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

    A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour