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The University of Law Business School Online MSc Project Management Online
The University of Law Business School Online

MSc Project Management Online


1 Years


Full time, Part time

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Jun 2024

GBP 11,300 *

Distance Learning

* october 2023 - june 2024: £10,750 | september 2024 - june 2025


Our Online MSc Project Management degree has a strong focus on employability and provides students with knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of project management. With a state-of-the-art blend of frameworks, tools, and techniques, we deploy real-world examples and a practice-oriented learning approach to ensure students gain the professional skills they need to excel. Whether that be a position in an organization or starting their own business as a freelance project manager.

This course is accredited by The Chartered Management Institute so upon successful completion of the course, you will have the option to apply for a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership as well as your degree.

Enjoy Flexibility – studying at our online campus allows you to work at your own pace and around your other commitments, within given deadlines, and at your preferred time of day, with the benefit of our expertise, experience, and employability focus.

MSc Project Management Online

The Master of Science Project Management – Online can be studied full-time over 12 months or part-time over 21 months providing flexibility around your commitments.

The course is designed specifically to focus on the key aspects and knowledge required for effective project management within a variety of organizations and sectors. If you thrive on taking control and leading a project to ensure that everything is synchronized, then this course is a great way to further develop your skills and qualify you for a position in an organization or to start your own business as a freelance project manager.

IBM Content

We've partnered with IBM to integrate their Enterprise Design Thinking into the course. On completion, students will become badged Enterprise Design Thinkers.

Global Rotation

You can rotate study between our UK and Berlin campuses, completing the course at your 'home' campus. Visa restrictions and study conditions apply.

Optional Work Placement

Students completing an 18-month MSc (excluding the MBA) have the opportunity to apply to complete a work placement as part of their final module.

Course Details

Our MSc Project Management – Online is a specialist course aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of project management. Through our full range of innovative online study resources, you will be able to create your timetable and fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

A Master’s degree in project management is sought after by many organizations in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, making it a great way to develop versatile skills and increase your employability. So that you are fully prepared to effectively manage projects, we’ve ensured that this course helps you to learn about strategies for planning, risk management, quality control, and vital communication approaches.

This course is designed to help you develop a broad understanding of the most important models in project management, applying theoretical concepts and project management models to real-life case studies.

As an online student, you will have access to a range of professionally produced tuition videos to support each module, featuring detailed animations to help you absorb complex concepts. You can explore case studies taken from the real business world to help strengthen your learning while accessing downloadable reading materials, so you can revise on the go.

Our MSc Project Management - Online is suitable for graduates in business, computing, and engineering, especially if you are interested in organizing, running, or participating in projects. It provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability and is ideal if you are looking to pursue, advance, or switch to a career in project management within any industry.

Should you be unable to complete the full program, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on the terms completed.

Course Tutor

Specializing in operations, supply chain, and project management, Nick Wake is a visiting professor at many leading business schools around the world. With an MBA in Business and a Ph.D. in Operations Management from Warwick Business School, Nick is still active in the area of pedagogic research and has been awarded many prizes for his work. He has a particular interest in using games as an educational tool in teaching operations theory and processes. As Director at Operations Leaders, an organization providing specialist consultancy services and bespoke development solutions, Nicholas combines his teaching with many business consulting projects with leading global companies.

Course Structure

Course modules

  • Programme Management (30 credits)
  • Product Management (30 credits)
  • Project Planning Execution (30 credits)
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research-Based Output (60 credits)

Course Information


You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work, and Dissertation/Project work.


This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

Course Requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.


1 year full-time, 21 months part-time

How to Apply

You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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