Our MSc in Project Management courses is designed for people who are already involved in project management, looking to drive your career forward, or start a new role in this field.
The masters programme is a prospect to take on greater challenges and to increase your competitive advantage as you develop strategic project management skills that are highly sought after globally in a wide range of industry sectors.
Accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM), this masters will explore the fundamentals of successful project delivery and begin to understand the importance of data in project planning. You will leave with a certificate that recognises your knowledge in both academic and recognised professional fields
Your module tutors have been selected because of their teaching and industry experience. Identified as experts in the subject they teach, you can expect indepth topic discussions and explanations that you can apply to a work-life setting.
Watch this short video [01:11] and meet Ben Silverstone, the course leader for MSc Project Management at Arden University.
To be eligible for this course you must normally have either:
For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:
If you don’t have academic qualifications
We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.
Don’t have any of the above?
If you have other postgraduate level business awards you may be eligible for entry and/or exemptions. This will be assessed on an individual basis.
If you don’t already have an undergraduate degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our undergraduate degree programmes.
We offer online degrees in a range of subjects. As they are delivered via online learning, they can fit in around your current commitments. Please click here to see our available online degrees.
Living in London, Manchester or Birmingham?
For those living in or around London, Manchester and Birmingham, we offer undergraduate degrees that are delivered at our study centres 2 days a week. These give you the facilities and structure of face-to-face learning with the flexibility to fit other commitments in around your studies. Find out about our blended learning courses here.
Delivered 100% online, this MSc Project Management will give you the knowledge and confidence required to execute large scale global projects. You will become a confident project manager who understands the importance of data metrics in project analysis and future planning.
As you absorb the content of each module you will become better equipped to lead on project strategy and management.
Each module combines key topics, along with postgraduate level content and assessments.
Assessments are designed to provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:
To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.
If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.
You can support your study in a variety of ways.
If you are a UK resident, the new Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans from the UK Government can cover the cost of your postgraduate course fees. The key information about these loans is:
Go to our Postgraduate Loans section for more information.
If you choose to pay for the course yourself you can pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations, simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.
Because your postgraduate studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship
Find out more about fees and funding on our dedicated information page by clicking here.
According to prospects.ac.uk, the salaries of qualified project managers can be between £40,000 and £80,000 per annum, while, freelance project managers have the potential to earn between £300 and £500 a day, depending on the sector.
Also, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills report mentions that the salaries of professionals with a postgraduate degree have risen yearly by £1,000 to £39,000 over someone with just a degree. The need for project management is found in nearly every business sector and, because the role of a project manager demands a variety of skills, it is a multifunctional talent that adds value to many positions.
Our Project Management student Ernani was promoted whilst still studying and has his eye on career progression.
“I learned a lot of things on this programme that help me to become more efficient in my work; it enlightens me in many different aspects on how to manage effectively… I am expecting to get promoted to Managerial level with a well-compensated package.”
So, what will this MSc Project Management do for your career?
If you have this MSc you will:
Project Management Jobs
Many project managers are self-employed, offering their consultancy or management services on a project or day rate basis. And, there are the obvious jobs that are purely Project Management focused roles, such as:
Some of our Project Management students are now Senior Project Managers, Chief Specialists and Project Control Officers working in a range of sectors including:
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