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MSc in Programme And Project Management (PPM)

Duration: Full-time: 1 year, Part-time: 3 years

Min. entry requirements: Second Class undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

English Language: IELTS 6.5, Band A

This degree will be of interest if you want a project management career, either in your current technical and business field or in a new field of expertise. You’ll learn the methodologies, tools, principles and philosophies to develop and manage effectively both small and large-scale projects and programmes.

During the course, you’ll gain practical experience through applied syndicate activities and current case studies, delivered by professionals in the field. You’ll develop a methodical approach to the management of financial aspects of projects and programmes covering human resource management, risk management and change management.

Modules include: Project Planning, Management and Control; Programme and Project Strategy; Managing the Multi-Project Environment; Management of Change; International Joint Ventures; Organisations, People and Performance; Financial Analysis and Control Systems; plus elective choices.

Our graduates have become project managers in a variety of sectors, including construction, IT, finance, telecommunications, but the course gives you the skills to enter any area requiring project management skills.

Student profile, Sandra Koziel, PPM Graduate 2012-2013

Sandra Koziel

"Everything you learn is put into the context of how real businesses work. You discover how to apply theoretical ideas in practice to develop working solutions."

Read the full interview 


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Entry Requirements

Supply Chain & Logistics Management,
International Technology Management,
Engineering Business Management,
Management for Business Excellence,
e-Business Management, Healthcare Operational Management, Sustainable Automotive Engineering and
Manufacturing Systems Engineering.

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in the Sciences, Engineering, Business or a relevant subject

Programme and Project Management and
Service Management and Design

2:ii undergraduate degree or equivalent

Cyber security and Management

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent). Suited to IT and Computer Science graduates, or those with a background in other numerate disciplines

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IAE)

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent). All academic backgrounds are eligible; selection is made on the basis of entrepreneurial flair

English Language Requirements

Band A, IELTS 6.5


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Please only apply for ONE of our courses; do not submit multiple applications to WMG. Once accepted onto one MSc course, you can request to switch, although restrictions apply.

Application Deadline

Full-time: Applications are welcomed throughout the year from November and we advise applicants to apply as early as possible. For WMG MSc courses applications will continue to be accepted until 31 August. Scholarships will be awarded at the end of June.

Part-time and Overseas: On-going enrolment throughout the year

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rate)

Home/EU: £12,200
Overseas: £22,340

Please note: These are the standard course fees. Check the fees page for a list of courses with non-standard fees.

For information on part time courses fees, please visit the part-time and professional course pages


Details of funding opportunities are available via the Graduate School.