"Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details."
Why choose Herts?
Industry Accreditation: This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management.
Employment Prospects: Graduates work as project planners, controllers, and senior project managers in a range of organisations including Microsoft, Deloitte, and Amazon.
Industry Connections: We connect you to alumni and local businesses, such as Ocado, Tesco HQ, and the NHS, who support the course with guest-speaker sessions, networking, and careers fairs.
This course is accredited by the Association for Project Management as being aligned with their professional body of knowledge.
About the course
This programme is for those wishing to study project management at the postgraduate (Master's) level. You will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding required for a successful career in project management.
This course pulls together project management theory, practice and solid hands-on experience to provide you with an excellent grounding in project management theory and methods.
The balance of theory and practice is reflected in the research interests and practitioner experience of our specialist lecturers.
The course content covers qualitative and quantitative aspects of project management including:
Time, quality and cost management
Project leadership and team management
Project management's contribution to strategy
The course also provides the option to select modules relevant to different project management application areas:
General project management
Our part-time programme enables you to attend lectures on just one day per week, allowing you to arrange your study around existing work commitments. And this means you will complete the programme in two years.
Levels of study
You may choose to register on our Postgraduate Certificate (Pg.Cert.) or Postgraduate Diploma (Pg.Dip.) programmes, depending on your objectives for study. After completing these stages you may then wish to transfer to the Master's programme as your studies progress.
Why choose this course?
Study for a professionally accredited Project Management degree.
Develop the skills and knowledge to become a successful project manager.
Learn from our excellent team of lecturers, researchers and industry professionals from a range of project management backgrounds.
Choose from three different routes, giving you the opportunity to tailor your studies.
At the University of Hertfordshire, we want to make sure your time studying with us is as stress-free and rewarding as possible. We offer a range of support services including; student wellbeing, academic support, accommodation, and childcare to ensure that you make the most of your time at Herts and can focus on studying and having fun.
Sandwich placement or study abroad year: n/a
Applications open to international and EU students: Yes