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MSc Organisational Project Management

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Sandwich (Thick) out of college.

This conversion 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.

As a project manager you will be responsible for the strategic management of projects, ensuring their completion within the constraints of time, cost and quality. 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.  It is a conversion course that will enable you to change subject or career direction.

You’ll also develop your personal leadership skills in order to be a successful and responsible manager. In addition, the core units will encourage you to participate in contemporary management debates whilst gaining a wider understanding of management functions and how they are related.

Your learning environment will include workshops and lectures supported by new technology and online material. There will also be a mix of teamwork and individual study encouraging you to become independent learners through research and project work. You will have the option to complete a research project or a consultancy project.

With an optional 30-week work placement as part of the course and an expert teaching team to support you, you’ll be well prepared for work when you graduate.

Key information

Next start date:

January 2020, September 2020, January 2021, September 2021

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne 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

Placement

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, before 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.