MSc Project and Programme Management (Practice Based)

Postgraduate, Part-time

A practical and applied course that builds on existing competencies and develops new skills, knowledge and best practice around project and programme management.

  • Napier code:

    56749MM

  • Course type:

    Part-time

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Award:

    MSc

  • Location:

    Merchiston campus

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Course introduction

This work-based degree aims to deliver maximum impact for both you and your organisation. The majority of learning takes place at work or draws on your workplace experience.

You will develop competencies in project and programme management methodologies, explore the role of leadership, risk management and governance as well as set a vision for projects in your organisation.


project and programme management

Content and assessment is tailored to meet your learning needs. This course exploits Edinburgh Napier University’s close contacts with industry and draws on our extensive experience of advising businesses and organisations.

Suitable for

  • A project or programme manager aiming to improve your own and your organisation’s performance.
  • Aiming to make a strategic contribution and challenge traditional thinking through projects.
  • Looking for ways to address problems and manage change in the modern fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • A professional who wishes to move into project or programme management related roles and requires a robust rounded set of skills, knowledge and experience.

Modules

You will select three modules that will provide the breadth and depth to explore the theory and practice of project and programme management as well as extending your knowledge with insights into the application of best practice and creative problem solving.


Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

Participation in this course will indicate your aspirations and dedication to your management and enhance your chances of promotion. It may also open doors with other employers or improve your standing as a consultant.


The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above in any discipline with at least three years work experience and be currently employed in order to be eligible for this programme.

You will be a professional managing or working with projects or programmes or have a role related in some way to project or programme management. You will have aspirations to improve your own and your organisation’s project/programme management performance.

Students with recognised prior learning will be considered on an individual basis.

If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes.

This course requires the standard IELTS 6.0 with no individual component score of less than 5.5 or equivalent.

Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

International students

If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:

BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)

BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We are committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education.

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures and how decisions are made.


Tuition fees
Students from 2016/17 2017/18
All students-Taught modules *£570 *£570
All students-Dissertation £1,080 £1,080
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Full MSc cost £4,500 £4,500
Fees for modules are calculated according to the number of credits (multiples of 20). The rate shown in the table is for 20 credits*.
This course comprises of 180 credits from taught modules and a dissertation. The total fee you will pay is dependant upon the exit award you wish to achieve.

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