London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This accredited masters course is for individuals wishing to further their careers in project management or consultancy. In today's business environment, the skills of the project manager have never been more in demand. Organisations, businesses and governments are becoming increasingly aware of the strategic importance of effective project management for gaining a competitive advantage. A masters degree in the rapidly growing area of project management will help develop skills that are highly sought-after globally in almost every sector. This course is particularly relevant for professionals who wish to be able to run complex projects with a range of stakeholders, managing all phases to time and to budget. This course is underpinned by the core competencies at the heart of the Association of Project Managers (APM), so you can be sure that what you learn is contemporary, relevant, and directly applicable in the workplace. Our aim is to help you develop a range of technical skills that will be complemented by transferable soft skills so that you develop as an independent learner and thinker who is comfortable tackling the two key ideas in modern Business Project Management: choosing the right project and doing the project right. This means you'll be able to identify and select projects that are going to benefit an organisation, and then deliver them within the scope required, to the budget and on schedule. With that skill set, it isn't hard to see why graduates from this course are in high demand. A project manager plays a key role in helping businesses introduce change through the development of a new product, process or service. In order to succeed, you'll need to be highly adaptable and able to work in areas as diverse as IT, health services and education, local and national government, media and sport and leisure.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
MSc £9,135 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc £9,135 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc £13,780 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (e.g. business, business analytics, management science, economics or finance) or at least 2:2 (honours) or Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division and at least two years' experience working in business. A bachelor's degree in a non-relevant subject of at least 2:2 (honours) standard, and at least five years' experience working in business.
  • International entry requirements: Students whose first language is not English need an IELTS score of minimum 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component.