MBA MBA (Strategic Project Management)

Postgraduate, Full-time

MBA (Strategic Project Management) MBA



Develop your managerial skills and gain the necessary expertise needed to take on the challenge of senior project management roles.

Overview

The Edinburgh Napier MBA (Strategic Project Management) appeals to people with a wide range of backgrounds and experience; be they recent graduates or business professionals with perhaps many years’ experience, or specialist managers who are looking for a formal qualification to consolidate their experiential knowledge. It has equal relevance to those in the public, private and third sectors.
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Mode of Study:

Full-time

Duration:

2 years

Start date:

JanSep


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Course details

This programme will develop students’ personal and professional skills of independent thinking, critical analysis and reflective learning, proving you are able to operate in today’s rapidly changing global landscape and have the ability to solve problems at a strategic level.

In recent years, Edinburgh Napier MBA students have come from all sectors including professionals from health, social care, engineering, police, business consultants and those who have decided to take a career break or who wish to change career direction. In The MBA (Strategic Project Management) you will study organisations, focusing in particular on the role of leaders and managers in determining the organisation’s mission, vision and strategic direction.

You will develop critical reflection and engagement skills to understand, apply and challenge the relevance of academic theories in a rapidly changing business  context.

You will to widen your perspective beyond the limitations imposed by your own experience and develop insights, critical thinking and the management skills necessary to function effectively in a management role.

You will enhance your interpersonal, cross-cultural, and complex problem-solving skills, enabling you to work more effectively with key stakeholders.

You will develop your knowledge and skills across specialist routes congruent with your career and professional development plans and goals.

You will apply subject specific knowledge to a range of practical problems in line with organisations overall strategic objectives.

What you'll study

You will study eight compulsory taught modules. Each module is equivalent to 200 hours of learning. You will also undertake personal research and complete a final project in the field of engineering management.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught There will be active student participation, using student-led seminars & discussion groups, tutor-led discussion and debate, guided reading and independent research of library and internet resources. The relevance of study will be shown through work-based assignments and projects, guest speakers, topical case studies, and assignment topics. Finally, independent learning will be encouraged with significant emphasis on student research / seminars / small group work rather than didactic approach.
  • library Facilities You will have access to the wide range of university equipment and IT facilities, including personal email accounts and Moodle.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. In addition, applicants must have two years' relevant work experience.  We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. 

Applications need to be supported with a personal statement detailing the reasons for choosing the particular specialism.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by 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’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2019/20 2020/21
Home/EU £7,308 £7,600
Overseas £8,400 £8,736
You study this course over two academic years, fees listed are per annum.
Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next.
For more information on this and other Tuition Fee matters please see Frequently Asked Questions about Fees


Careers

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On successful completion of this programme you will have the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to gain postgraduate-level employment in a senior management/leadership role within strategic project management, in the global business environment. Alternatively, you will be eligible to progress to doctoral-level study at the University or to seek entry to doctoral-level study at another higher education institution.

The MBA (Strategic Project Management) Programme is designed to offer students a general management education with the ability to specialise in strategic project management.

Students on the Programme have used it to either consolidate their knowledge and progress in their organisational/industry career ladder, or have used it as an opportunity to change career.


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