School of Architecture and Built Environment

MSc Project Management

MSc Part-time 2 years, Full-time 12 months

This interdisciplinary course welcomes students from a wide range of academic backgrounds to study a common subject, and is ideal for anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge or career in Project Management.

This interdisciplinary course welcomes students from a wide range of academic backgrounds to study a common subject, and is ideal for anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge or career in Project Management.

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MSc
Start date(s)
16 September 2024,13 January 2025,15 January 2024
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Course specifications
Course length
Part-time (2 years),Full-time (12 months)
Campus location
Wolverhampton City Campus
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Why choose this course?

This course is perfect for anyone aiming to enhance their knowledge or career in Project Management, offering high-quality skills and globally applicable expertise.

This course is suitable for those from various study fields and undergraduate backgrounds, including IT, engineering, creative industries, business management, public administration, and law - who want to improve their career prospects in strategic project management

This rich mix of professional backgrounds is a valued feature of this course as it nurtures an environment for critical analysis of practice and development of networking skills across sectors.

What's unique about this course?

  • Experienced Course Leader: Dr Ezekiel Chinyio has over three decades of experience teaching at Higher Education level, as well as time spent in industry. He has published over 110 books, articles, journals, and monographs, and is an expert in the areas of procurement, contracts, and project management
  • Facilities and Resources: On this course, you will be taught in our state-of-the-art Springfield Campus, with access to modern facilities, dynamic learning spaces and cutting-edge technology to enhance your learning experience.
  • Interdisciplinary Course: Our program embraces graduates from diverse academic backgrounds, fostering a vibrant atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork that can be effectively translated into real-world applications.
  • Research Opportunities: The university hosts various research centres and institutes dedicated to specific areas of study, such as science, engineering, business, health, and the arts. 

What happens on the course?

On this course you will develop the expertise, skills and strategic management competencies necessary to manage complex projects and programmes to a successful conclusion.

It covers classic project and programme management with special focus on team leadership, change management, financial management and the legal frameworks governing the interests of project/programme participants and their responsibilities to society at large. 

The course imparts knowledge of project and program management processes, systems, methods, and tools through lectures and tutorials, but also applies them to real-world situations using case studies, seminars, role plays, and simulations, emphasizing practical learning methods including debates, teamwork, coursework, online resources, and independent study.

 

 

 

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

This course will appeal to anyone who is looking to advance knowledge or career in Project Management. The course benefits from being inter-disciplinary meaning that is provides opportunity for students from different previous study backgrounds to learn a common subject together in a modern state of the art facilities and campus. 

Graduates of this course will gain knowledge to equip them for employment in a range of managerial positions including

  • Project Manager/Director
  • Programme Manager/Director
  • Procurement Manager/Director
  • Risk Manager and Benefits Realisation Manager
  • Project Planner
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Quality Manager

The course covers competencies and skills as stepping-stones to employment. The learning of project management methodologies in the course enables students to progress seamlessly from studying to practice. 

 

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Full-time £7995 per year 2022-23
Home Full-time £8395 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £8395 per year 2023-24
Home Full-time £8815 per year 2024-25
Home Part-time £3998 per year 2022-23
Home Part-time £4198 per year 2023-24
Home Part-time £4198 per year 2023-24
Home Part-time £4408 per year 2024-25
International Full-time £14450 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £15450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £15450 per year 2023-24
International Full-time £15950 per year 2024-25

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

A minimum of a lower second (2:2) honours degree or equivalent in a related subject is required for direct entry onto this Master’s programme. This qualification can be considered further if an applicant has relevant industrial (project management) experience of 5 years or more. This will require agreement from the Course Leader.

International Applicants

Your qualifications need to be deemed equivalent to the above entry requirements.

Postgraduate Loan (Home Fee Status):

You may be able to get a postgraduate student loan from Student Finance England of up to £12,167 to help pay for a Master’s degree. Applications are made through Student Finance England and more information on the regulations and eligibility criteria can be found at Masters Loans gov.uk.

* Any RPL will invalidate your eligibility as you must study a minimum of 180 credits


Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as Overseas (International) students for fee purposes. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught on-site postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


Self-funded:

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.


Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.


You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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