100% Online MSc Project Management
At a glance
Duration: Minimum 12 months, maximum 3 years.
Delivery Method: 100% online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration.
This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of project management. During your time with us, you’ll gain fresh insight into best practice, via access to the latest academic research and case studies. You’ll also develop new skills which will enable you to manage projects in manufacturing, service, social enterprise, charity or public organisations.
3 good reasons to study Project Management:
- Gain the necessary skills to become a Project Management Practitioner of the PMI, the world’s leading professional association for project managers
- Study a degree backed by cutting-edge research to become a practitioner in this fast-growth business sector
- Put project management theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project
University of Salford
This programme is offered in exclusive partnership with the University of Salford.
The University of Salford received a Royal Charter in 1967 by Her Majesty the Queen.
The University is fully recognised by the British Government and duly listed on the United Kingdom’s Department for Education list of recognised UK awarding institutions. You can verify their official University status directly at the UK Government Website.
After successfully completing your studies online at Robert Kennedy College you will receive an Internationally recognised British degree from the University of Salford.
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.
A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements.
We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
The scheme has been designed to meet the aims of the online MSc in a flexible manner and can be tailored to the individual preferences of each student. The MSc requires you to complete four courses plus a final dissertation. The programme consists of the following modules:
This is the first module of the programme which gives an orientation to the course and the online learning style. It does not carry credits, and students are encouraged to go through the material in this module at their own pace and get accustomed to the online medium.
120 credits - Four taught modules
- Advanced Project and Logistics Management
- Operations and Information Management
- Procurement, Risk and Contract Management
- Project Management, Leadership and Skills: Planning and Control
Research Methods Live Class
- One week intensive live lectures online to prepare for your final dissertation.
60 credits - Individual dissertation
A conventional dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words, consisting of research question, aims and objectives, rationale for undertaking the study, literature review, research methodology, analysis of findings, conclusions and recommendations.
12,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). This fee includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest free instalments, however, the programme is not eligible for the UK Government student finance.
There are no average courses within our MSc programme. We are bound to provide an exceptional learning experience, and there is no better way to achieve this aim than with outstanding courses. They have been carefully crafted by experienced professors and are all meant to make you a more successful and efficient manager.
There are no old-fashioned exams. Instead you are given real-life case studies and essays, which allow you to think critically about your company and your own career. All this might seem too glossy but there is one catch: we do not accept average candidates. Only individuals as outstanding as our values can find their way toward admission at the Robert Kennedy College.
INDUCTION Not-for-credit module
A not-for-credit induction module will be the starting point of the programme. The induction process is designed to familiarise you with the programme design, requirements and resources, as well as with the way online interaction, learning and grading will take place. After the induction you should be familiar with academic life, including academic writing, library services and library access, OnlineCampus access, and academic support services.
ADVANCED PROJECT AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
In Advanced Project and Logistics Management you will evaluate contemporary research in logistics and project management, critically analyse advances in project and programme management and review emerging technologies and innovations in logistics and project management such as big data analytics and virtual technologies.
OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Through this module you will critically analyse the theory, concepts and models of operations and information management. Operations and Information Management provides you with an overview of how to improve different types of operations and information systems as well as contributing to a company’s competitiveness and strategy.
PROCUREMENT, RISK AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
The Procurement Risk and Contract Management module provides you with an overview of project risk and aids you in the development of the skills needed to effectively manage procurement processes in a multitude of environments.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND SKILLS: PLANNING & CONTROL
You will learn about the approaches, skills and methods of effective project management, and the tools and techniques required for planning, control, teamwork, leadership and other key processes. All of these qualities will develop your ability to lead complex projects.