MSc Management of Projects / Course details
Year of entry: 2024
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Take the lead, with our flagship Management of Projects course.
Informed by insight into the organisational and strategic aspects of industry today, as a graduate of this MSc you enter the professional world equipped with an enviable blend of both technical and interpersonal skills.
Spanning from environmental assessment to contract management and project finance, each of our optional modules is designed to help you tailor your skillset to your desired sector and area of interest.
One of four within the MSc Management of Projects suite: you can also choose from Commercial Project Management, Construction Project Management, and Engineering Project Management – each establishing an invaluable head-start in their field.
Our department has an especially pioneering history in the delivery of project management master's courses. The staff you will work with during your study not only draw from a wide variety of industrial experience and backgrounds but are continually recognised for their contribution to the field.
Teaching and learning
Assessment of the taught part of the course is via a combination of formal written examinations and coursework assignments, which will include group work and oral presentations. Some assessment is based on online material provided by the Association for Project Management (APM) and PRINCE2 (a process-based method for effective project management).
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|People and Organisations||ENGM60011||15||Mandatory|
|Project Management Research Methods||ENGM60050||15||Mandatory|
|Management of Projects||ENGM60061||15||Mandatory|
|Applied Project Management||ENGM60262||15||Mandatory|
|Project Planning and Control||ENGM62012||15||Mandatory|
|Project Finance for Infrastructure Projects||ENGM64011||15||Optional|
|Conflict Management & Dispute Resolution||ENGM66061||15||Optional|
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Additional fee information
Due to the competition for places and limited availability, if you are made an offer to study this course we require a deposit of £1,000 to secure your place. The deposit amount will be deducted from your tuition fees when you register on the course.
You will have 6 weeks from the date on your offer letter to log in and accept your offer and make the £1,000 deposit payment to secure your place.
The deposit is non-refundable, except in the following situations:
- you fail to meet the conditions of your offer (see below for further information); and/or
- you are refused a visa or entry clearance to enter the UK (proof must be submitted)
Proof required for Refund
If an offer has been made specifying an English Language condition which you do not meet, the Admissions Team will require the official certificate of an English Language test taken after the date of offer as evidence that you have attempted to meet your offer conditions for a refund to be approved. Any English Language certificate provided with your initial application (which is below our minimum requirement) will not be accepted as proof that you have attempted to meet your offer conditions, as this certificate will predate the offer.
If an offer has been made specifying an academic condition, the Admissions Team will require an official transcript/document showing that you have not met this academic condition, as evidence for a refund to be approved.
The Admissions Team reserves the right to refuse to refund any deposit payments that do not fall within the exceptions outlined above.
Scholarships and bursaries
Across our institution, we offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Masters Bursaries are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
When it comes to learning facilities, the Home of Engineering and Materials at The University of Manchester is unmatched.
Purpose-built and ready to take to take on some of the world’s most pressing issues, you can enjoy over 1200 informal study spaces, high-spec teaching and research labs, and not to mention lecture theatres equipped with high-density Wi-Fi and power to every seat.
In the words of Senior Lecturer and your Admissions Tutor, Dr Tim Craft: “This space smooths the journey to industry in many enriching ways, enabling cross-discipline collaborations to take flight much akin to those experienced within a rewarding engineering career.”