100% Online MSc in Project Management - Detailed description

3 good reasons to study Project Management at Salford

This course will provide you with a comprehensive and systematic understanding of project management. You will be exposed to new insights of best practice applications in the field of project management through the most up-to-date academic research and case studies. The skills that you will develop will enable you to manage projects within manufacturing, service, social enterprise, charity or public organisations.


MSc (Minimum 12 months, maximum three years)

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Strategic International Business Management

Gain a thorough grounding in the major issues and perspectives of developing and implementing business strategy both at national and international level.

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Operations and Information Management

Develop an understanding of different types of operations, information, systems and business approaches, along with knowledge of concepts, techniques and models used for planning, managing and improving operations and management information systems in a global context.

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Project Risk and Procurement

Gain the skills and knowledge to manage the probability and consequences of positive events, and minimise the impact of adverse events, on project outcomes. You will also gain useful insights into the management of procurement processes in project environments.

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Project Management, Leadership and Skills: Planning and Control

Develop an understanding of the approaches, skills and methods of project management and the tools and techniques of planning, control, teamwork, leadership and other processes in order to develop your ability to lead complex projects.

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Business Innovation Project

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.