PROJECT MANAGEMENT MSc

Project management is crucial in all business fields, from the financial sector and information technology, to healthcare and public services. This course helps equip you with the skills and expertise required to to undertake complex business planning in the modern global business environment.

This course is an ideal choice if you’re interested in progressing into a new career or if you’re already a professional who is hoping to gain formal accreditation of existing knowledge and skills.

Real-world challenges and tasks such as product development, change management, software development and event management all benefit from a structured management approach, and this course can teach you how to master this skill. You’ll balance theoretical analysis with practical experience to develop a critical and questioning approach to the conceptual underpinnings of project management. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake an in-depth dissertation, allowing you to focus your studies on an area that’s of interest to you or relates to your current

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT MSc

Project management is crucial in all business fields, from the financial sector and information technology, to healthcare and public services. This course helps equip you with the skills and expertise required to to undertake complex business planning in the modern global business environment.

This course is an ideal choice if you’re interested in progressing into a new career or if you’re already a professional who is hoping to gain formal accreditation of existing knowledge and skills.

Real-world challenges and tasks such as product development, change management, software development and event management all benefit from a structured management approach, and this course can teach you how to master this skill. You’ll balance theoretical analysis with practical experience to develop a critical and questioning approach to the conceptual underpinnings of project management. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake an in-depth dissertation, allowing you to focus your studies on an area that’s of interest to you or relates to your current

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Duration: 12 months full-time (September) or 15 months full-time (January)

Entry Criteria

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.
    Work experience is desirable but not essential.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band (or equivalent) when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council-accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment is usually a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and projects.

Contact And Learning Hours

Full time option

For the full time option you should be prepared to devote approximately 38 hours a week to your studies. You will typically have up to 14 hours contact hours of teaching most weeks for semester 1 and 2. Teaching is through a mix of lecturers, tutorials, seminars and lab sessions and the breakdown of these activities is shown in each module description.

In addition each module provides a 2 hour surgery each week available for individual consultation with the lecturer. You may also have some scheduled meetings with your programme leader, personal tutor, and/or careers throughout the year to discuss your academic progress and personal development.

Self-directed study: In order to prepare for, and assimilate, the work in lectures and seminars you will be expected to make regular use of our on-line resources, participate in classroom discussions including on our virtual learning environment (VLE) and engage in personal study, revision and reflection for approximately 24 hours per work during semester 1 and 2

In semester 3, you will undertake independent research for your dissertation (or In-company project), and again should typically allow around 38 hours per week for this. You will be allocated a dedicated academic supervisor to support you, who you will be able to contact on a regular basis.

Part time option

For the part time option you should be prepared to devote approximately 19 hours a week to your studies. You will typically have up to 7 hours contact hours of teaching most weeks. Teaching is through a mix of lecturers, tutorials, seminars and lab sessions and the breakdown of these activities is shown in each module description.

In addition each module provides a surgery hour each week available for individual consultation with the lecturer. You may also have some scheduled meetings with your programme leader, personal tutor, and/or careers throughout the year to discuss your academic progress and personal development.

Self-directed study: In order to prepare for, and assimilate, the work in lectures and seminars you will be expected to make regular use of our on-line resources, participate in classroom discussions including on our virtual learning environment (VLE) and engage in personal study, revision and reflection for approximately 12 hours per work during teaching weeks

Once you have completed all the taught modules, you will then undertake independent research for your dissertation (or In-company project), and should typically allow around 19 hours per week for this. You will be allocated a dedicated academic supervisor to support you, who you will be able to contact on a regular basis.

About DMU

Founded in 1870, De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has grown into a global institution. We have an ambitious Research Strategy that feeds into students’ learning, and our courses embed employability in their curriculum. As the United Nations’ (UN) designated Global Hub for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 – the only UK university to be designated as such – we have a commitment to address the UN SDGs in our research, teaching and enterprise activity.

DMU will have a continuous presence in the UK pavilion, as one of the pavilion’s only official founding partners, at Expo 2020 in Dubai. At DMU Dubai, we welcome students from all backgrounds and are proud to offer the perfect combination of high-quality teaching, excellent facilities and a fantastic student experience.

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150 Years Of History
Founded in 1870, De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has grown into a global institution with 26,000 students and 2,600 staff.
Sustainability
As the United Nations’ (UN) designated Global Hub for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16- the only UK university to be designated as such- we have a commitment to address the UN SDGs in our research, teaching and enterprise activity.
Research
At DMU, we have an ambitious Research Strategy which aims to make research central to our mission as a university. We have a track record of research that impacts society and makes a real difference to people’s lives.
Diverse Faculty
Courses are delivered by a wide range of international faculty, with UK experts flying in from DMU Leicester to teach DMU Dubai Programmes.
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DMU Dubai will work closely with employers and academic schools to support students in developing the skills they need to maximise their employability.
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