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MSc Organisational Project Management

A conversion course that will enable you to change subject or career direction to become a responsible and successful project manager that is able to make a significant contribution within any project environment.

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Full-time with placement

Why study MSc Organisational Project Management at BU? 

  • This course will develop your critical awareness of project management approaches and change management in a global business environment, as well as within wider society 
  • You’ll also develop your personal leadership skills in order to be a successful and responsible manager 
  • You will be encouraged to participate in contemporary management debates whilst gaining a wider understanding of management functions and how they are related 
  • You will have the option to complete a research project or a consultancy project 
  • With an optional 30-week work placement and an expert teaching team to support you, you’ll be well prepared for work when you graduate. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Course accreditation

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas. 

Key information

Next start date:

January 2022, September 2022, January 2023, September 2023

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus (with additional activities on Talbot Campus)

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time, 2 years with optional 30-week work placement

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

Your application

For Organisational Project Management we are looking for applicants who can:

  • Demonstrate strong organisation skills
  • Communicate effectively and are able to negotiate and influence
  • Show flexibility to fast changing situations
  • Can adapt to varying workloads
  • Enjoy working in teams but also capable of independent work.

Entry requirements

Placements

An exciting and valuable part of your studies with us is the opportunity to gain valuable experience through full-time paid industrial placements, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will have the option to start your placement when the taught units of the course are finished, and after the dissertation.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

Careers

Upon completing this course you will be able to make a significant contribution within any project environment, at an individual level and as a member of a team. This would typically be in the initiation, planning and control, quality, risk and other related project management areas.

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. 

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Course changes

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