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MSc in Project Management


MSc in Project Management

Full-time: 1 Year     Part-time: Over 2 Terms


This program is conducted via online mode. It is designed to help you apply your learning in ways that are meaningful for you today and tomorrow. The MSc in Project Management qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers responsible for projects and provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental topics needed to manage business projects within a complex and ever-changing environment. This qualification will develop a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, programme and portfolio management and facilitate the essential skills and competences necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects, programmes and portfolios.

Course Structure

This programme is consist of 2 stages. The first stage contains 6 studying subjects and the Second stage contains a work-based dissertation (12,000 words). All the studying subjects are taught online and are assessed by assignment.
Students who complete the first stage (120 credits) will be awarded with the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Project Management qualification and will get promoted to the second stage. After successfully completing the second stage, the learner will be awarded with MSc (Top up) certification from University of Chichester, UK.

Phase I Study Subjects
  • Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project (30 credits)
  • Procurement Risk and Contract Management (30 credits)
  • Advanced Project and Logistics Management (20 credits)
  • Operations and Information Management for Project Managers (20 credits)
  • Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)
Stage II Work-based dissertation

Consultancy Project Report (60 Credits) – compulsory

The MSc (top up) consists of a compulsory single module ‘Consultancy Project Report’ worth 60 credits. The module provides the opportunity for you to examine an area of particular interest within an appropriate organisational context. The module is designed to make a major contribution to your professional and intellectual development, through enabling you to demonstrate your capacity for sustained independent thought, learning and critical reflection. 

The purpose of this programme is to deliver a practical and realistic solution to a business-related strategic challenge, which in turn is supported by appropriate reference to theoretical and conceptual analysis. 

You will evidence this by producing a ‘Consultancy Project Report’ of 12,000 words.  

Entry Requirements
  • Must have Bachelor or equivalent diploma.
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Adults with lesser qualification but posses years’ of experience in Project Management will also be considered.
Assessment and verification
All units within diploma level 7 qualifications are internally assessed by Focus Graduate Institute and externally verified by OTHM. And modules under top up qualification are internally assessed by London Graduate Schools (LGS) and externally assessed by the university. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

Study Method

The MSc in Project Management is studied 100% online through the virtual learning platform with tutor support.

You will receive excellent support from the academic team, including your programme manager and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.

Course Fees

Please get in touch with us to get the most up-to-date course fee for this programme.

Delivery Institution
This program is delivered by Focus Graduate Institute

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