MSc/PgDip Project Management
- Part-time study available
- Alternative start dates available
- International students can apply
- Based at MediaCityUK
- Work placement opportunity
The course will be delivered using two three-day intensive blocks meaning that each module will be completed within a five-week period.
Lecture and tutorials serve as the principal teaching method supported by a virtual learning environment to provide a wide variety of materials and delivery modes for teaching and learning. Tutorials serve as an opportunity to reflect on the lecture material and generally assist the learning process through discussion and group work.
The dissertation elements offer a further opportunity for you to apply your knowledge and skills in a less structured environment.
- Lectures and tutorials will form the core of teaching and learning methods.
- Tutorials will allow for reflection and discussion by the use of relevant case studies and practical exercises. Where appropriate these will be facilitated by the use of relevant software applications.
- Professional guest speakers and the use of videos will be used in some modules to allow you to integrate theory with professional practice.
- Emphasis will be placed on the rigorous demonstration and application of underpinning knowledge.
- Examinations involving discursive essay topics, problem case studies, or a combination
- Continuous assessment through assignments, small scale problems solving and multiple choice exercises
- Group and individual project work, including elements of the dissertation
Dr. Kevin Kane
Course leader MSc Project Management
Dr Kevin Kane has taught project management for over 20 years. He has practical experience in the field having worked overseas for eight years as a project management consultant and also in the UK before entering academia. He is treasurer of the Northwest branch of the Association of Project Management which is the largest professional body of its kind in the UK. He is a Registered Project Professional which is the highest award of the APM and places him in the top 5% of project managers.