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Project Management
MSc/PGDip/PGCert Project Management
An industry-led programme aimed at developing your professional competencies

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Project Management / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Science
3 years
Entry requirements

For direct entry onto the MSc, applicants must hold an Upper Second Class Degree or international equivalent, in a relevant subject.

However, the programme offers a `ladder of opportunity' system, whereby candidates with no first degree but with an additional relevant qualification or professional experience, may be offered a Certificate or Diploma level registration to begin with.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Prior to applying to The University of Manchester, applicants wishing to be sponsored by their company are advised to discuss this with their company business manager.

Employers who sponsor delegates studying the course pay all tuition fees.

If you have company approval, or wish to apply as an individual, please submit your online application form.

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact us directly:

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 4548


Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCert N N N Y

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Course overview

  • Study an industry-inspired programme that uses a Practice-Based Learning approach to project management development
  • We continue to advance project management knowledge and practice through active research and worldwide industrial collaborations
  • Delivered 100% online for a truly flexible approach to studying, this programme is designed to accommodate a busy professional lifestyle
  • As a student, you are expected to adopt a reflective approach, so that your learning can inform and be informed by your practices of managing projects in the workplace
  • Network and communicate with your peers to share experiences and practices across a wide range of organisations and project environments
Project Management MSc Distance Learning Programme


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

MSc (part-time distance learning): £15,000 total course fee

PGDip (part-time distance learning, 2 years): £12,000 total course fee (£6,000 per annum)

PGCert (part-time distance learning, 1 year): £6,000 total course fee

Contact details

Academic department
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
+44 (0)161 275 4548
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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