MSc Project Management - Extended Masters

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Course overview

  • Starts: May 2024 / Sept 2024
  • Mode: Full time

Ideal for: Both seasoned professionals and newcomers keen to learn the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to manage complex projects with confidence. This is an extended version of the MSc Project Management course aimed at international students.

Expertly lead and motivate project teams

If you want to pursue a career in project management or want to enhance your existing skillset, then this course* could be for you.

Throughout this master’s degree, you will gain a deeper understanding of the principles and practices of project management, from project initiation to closure.

Extended Masters

This course will provide international students with access to master’s courses at Ravensbourne. The course recognises that students need to increase their subject knowledge across business and management, as well as develop study skills and communication/English language skills to better equip them for master’s study. 

This course is comprised of five semesters. In the first two semesters, English language constitutes 35% of the course, and students successfully completing the first two semesters of the course are expected to be able to demonstrate English language skill at the CEFR B2 level (IELTS 6.5).

Upon successful completion of the first two semesters, students will move onto the core MBA course modules.

Designed to support international students 

The course design, content and learning and teaching approach have all been designed to support international students on this journey. Students will receive support to support their transition to the UK and the master’s level study.

The course is student centred and an aim of the course is to ensure that international students gain experiences that help them to become well-rounded and independent learners.

This course will equip you with the learning skills and cultural awareness needed to progress confidently on to the master’s stage of the course.

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Why study this master's in Project Management ?

  1. Develop a deep understanding of the principles, concepts and methodologies of project management 

  2. Equips you with the skills and tools needed to plan, execute and manage complex projects 

  3. Provides a critical understanding of the role of project management in organisational strategy, governance and performance 

  4. Learn to align project objectives with organisational goals 

  5. Develop the leadership and interpersonal skills to lead teams effectively 

  6. Learn to manage projects in a global, multicultural and digital environments 

In today's fast-paced and competitive world, effective project management is essential for achieving successful outcomes.  

Throughout this course, you will explore various project management methodologies and techniques, and learn to apply them to different project types and contexts.  

You’ll develop essential project management skills, such as planning, scheduling, budgeting, risk management, quality management, and stakeholder management.  

Through case studies, simulations, and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to analyse and solve real-world project management problems.  

The course is taught by industry experts and offers opportunities for real-world project experience through partnerships with leading companies.

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What can you do with a masters in Project Management? 

When you graduate from this course, you could work in the following job roles: 

  • Entrepreneur: You will have the skills and confidence to start your own business ventures, using your project management skills to plan, execute, and monitor projects. You can apply your knowledge to various industries, such as media, technology, manufacturing and services and create innovative solutions to address market needs. 
  • Project manager: You can find work as project managers in various industries, such as construction, engineering, information technology, healthcare, and finance. You can manage projects from initiation to closure, ensuring that project goals are met within the allocated time, budget, and resources.  
  • Program manager: Oversee multiple related projects to achieve a common objective and lead program planning, execution, monitoring, and evaluation, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and stakeholder needs.  
  • Project consultant: Work as project consultants, providing expert advice and guidance to organisations on project management best practices, methodologies, and tools. Help organisations to improve their project management practices, reduce risks, and increase efficiency and effectiveness.  
  • Business analyst: Analyse and interpret data to support decision-making processes in organisations. Use project management techniques to develop and implement business strategies, processes, and systems. 

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