Management of Projects MSc

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  • Objectives
    This programme aims to provide state-of-the-art project management education at postgraduate level. There are four route ways through the programme, you can choose to follow the generic Management of Projects route or pursue a more specific route from a commercial, construction or engineering.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements: For 2008/9, the academic entry requirements for this Masters programme will be at least a Second Class UK honours degree; preferably an Upper Second, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject, such as built environment, engineering, technical or management disciplines.
  • Academic title
    Management of Projects MSc
  • Course description
    Module details

    The programme commences in mid-September and for the first two semesters students follow a programme of lectures, tutorials and assignments. This programme involves examinations in January and in May/June.

    The programme is based on a template of 5 core modules and 3 optional or directed modules dependent upon which pathway a student selects. Following the successful completion of 8 modules students will undertake a dissertation.

    "The dissertation, if at all possible, should relate to a real project situation. However, when this is not possible dissertation topics related to the programme content can be agreed".

    The core course modules are common to each route and typically include:

    -Commercial Management
    -Management of Projects
    -People and Organisation
    -Project Planning and Control
    -Project Management Research Methods 

    Optional and directed course-modules typically include:

    -Reviewing Projects Involving IS/IT 
    -Commercial Contract Management
    -Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution
    -Environmental Assessment
    -Business Projects Involving IS/IT
    -Infrastructure Projects in Developing Countries
    -Project Finance
    -Risk Management

    The remaining months are spent on a research project and the submission of a dissertation, which must be submitted by the beginning of the following September.

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