This programme is for those wishing to study project management at postgraduate (Master's) level. You will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding required for a successful career in project management.
This course pulls together project management theory, practice and solid hands-on experience to provide you with an excellent grounding in project management theory and methods.
The balance of theory and practice is reflected in the research interests and practitioner experience of our specialist lecturers.
The course content covers qualitative and quantitative aspects of project management including:
The course also provides the option to select modules relevant to different project management application areas:
Our part-time programme enables you to attend lectures on just one day per week, allowing you to arrange your study around existing work commitments. And this mean you will complete the programme in two years.
You may choose to register on our Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) or Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) programmes, depending on your objectives for study. After completing these stages you may then wish to transfer to the Master's programme as your studies progress.
Please contact the Programme Tutor: Dr Birinder Sandhawalia, to discuss your options further.
This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management as being aligned with their professional body of knowledge.
Our graduates go on to become project planners, controllers, project managers and senior project managers in a variety of sectors and a wide range of organisations.
We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered.
You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.
*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.
A UK honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) or equivalent in a Business, Management, Information Systems, Engineering or Project Management related subject
At least one year's work experience in a project management role, combined with an HE (or equivalent) qualification.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with no lower than 5.5 (or equivalent).