This course provides tools to manage sophisticated large, complex and multi'disciplinary projects and supply'chains, often across companies, regions and time'zones. The course will provide students with the understanding and tools to participate in, finance and manage large international mega projects. Students will also be exposed to smaller, less complex projects across all sectors, including in the services and distribution sector, software, fashion and textiles, and media. A strong emphasis is placed on the scientific and technological revolutions underway and the process of technological convergence underway which have had a major impact on both the older established engineering industries and the younger electronics, wireless, computer, media and creative industries and internet'based start'ups.
Modules include: Introduction to project management in the context of strategic management; operations and quality management; international accounting and finance; information technology project management; international strategic and technology management; business research methods; advanced applied project management and planning; advanced project funding, finance and risk management; corporate governance, ethics and sustainability; international management of mega project; managing projects in the film and TV industries; project by dissertation.
Course Additional Entry
UK upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. Candidates with a lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2) may be considered if they possess relevant industrial experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|MSc (Postgraduate)||£15,800 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|MSc (Postgraduate)||£9,800 Academic year. First year home fees|