Ready to take your career to the next level? Solent’s project management master’s programme is a professionally tailored course aligned to the Association for Project Management’s Body of Knowledge. You will study different methodologies, techniques and processes of project management and the chance to gain professional qualifications such as PRINCE2® and Agile Project Management™ (Foundation and Practitioner level)*.
The course is split into eight distinct units, divided into three levels of postgraduate qualification. To find out more about the content of each specific unit, please see the ‘course content’ tab.
As well as helping to equip students with specialised project management skills, the course also encourages the development of leadership abilities, financial acumen and people management techniques. Students will gain a general understanding of governance, develop management accounting skills, and explore the methodology behind the world’s most popular project management qualification, PRINCE2®.
Students will also examine the structures and processes necessary for any organisation to deliver a project effectively, explore the theories that have created advances in the fields of organisational behaviour, human resource management and leadership, and learn the Agile Project Management methodology, specifically the proven DSDM Atern framework.
Solent is the one of the few universities in the UK to offer and combine internationally recognised PRINCE2® and Agile Project Management™ accreditation opportunities*.
What does this course lead to?
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Anderson Economic Group, 1.5m additional project management roles will be created globally every year until 2020. Following this course, you will be well placed for a variety of careers in a wide variety of sectors.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for project management professionals who wish to enable the enhancement of their career in project management with a higher-level qualification.
The MSc Project Management course is delivered by a team of academics with strong links to the project management profession and the wider industry. The course content aligns with requirements for the Association for Project Management’s (APM) Body of Knowledge and the University has strong links to APMG-International, ensuring the course team and students are kept fully up to date with current trends in project management. This will put you in an excellent position to start, or further, a career in project management.
This course has input from the Association of Project Management (APM) and is aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge. The University also has strong links with APMG-International to identify current trends in project management.