Project Management MSc

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Project Management MSc

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      1 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time/Part Time

    • Start Date:

      28 September 2019

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 8,400 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 12,650

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    An MS degree in Project Management from the University of Hertfordshire will give you all of the skills, background knowledge and detailed, practical understanding you will need to succeed in a Project Manager role in nearly any industry. Moreover, it provides a range of widely recognised certifications, from a Postgraduate Certification all the way up to a full Master’s of Science degree, depending on your needs and commitment.

    As you take this program, you’ll study a range of topics. These include ways project management contributes to business strategy, ways project managers can excel as team leaders, and methods to managing costs, time and quality output.

    You’ll study a mix of theoretical and practical content, and be taught by a range of skilled tutors, each with their own special field of expertise. You’ll also be able to fine-tune your education by selecting a specialty in engineering, information systems or general project management.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over a single year at full time, but can also be taken over 2 years at part time.

    This is a degree program with several potential outcomes. Depending on your needs, career goals and the amount of time you can commit to the program, you could exit with a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip), or a full Master’s of Science degree. You even have the flexibility to begin with the intention of exiting with a lesser award and ‘upgrade’ your degree all the way to MSc if you wish.

    Modules Include:

    • Agile Development for Project Management
    • Computer Simulation for Business
    • Managing Information
    • Manufacturing Strategy
    • Principles of Project Management
    • Project Leadership and Communications
    • Project Management Simulation
    • Project Risk Management
    • Project Scheduling and Budgeting
    • Quality and Change Management
    • Research Methods – MSc Project Management
    • System Approaches to Managing Change
    • Dissertation – Project Management

    Learning & Teaching

    Hertfordshire’s teaching methods for graduate programs typically include traditional lectures in smaller, more intimate classrooms. You’ll also attend specially facilitated seminar sessions, web-based learning opportunities, a wide range of workshops designed to convey practical skills. Each module will use a slightly different approach, ensuring that you gain a varied perspective.

    Perhaps more importantly, you will also ‘learn how to learn’. The ability to seek out knowledge for yourself will go a long way towards ensuring your long-term career development.

    Career Possiblities

    Organisations of all kinds rely on project management professionals to ensure that new products, services, divisions and deliverables are completed to specification and within budget. Successful completion of this program will qualify you to work in a wide range of industries. Highly skilled project management graduates are in high demand not just in the UK but also abroad, and you will find that UK certifications are given weight in many parts of the world.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 1 year MSc degree.

    Applicants must typically have earned a 2:2 honours degree in a related field or the international equivalent. The full list of qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. An IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no section lower than 5.5 would qualify, for example.

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