University of Liverpool - Project Management MSc

This programme will provide you with theoretical basis of project management and will allow you to develop the essential skills required.

New registration dates to be announced soon

  • University of Liverpool, England
  • 15300 £
  • 30 Months
  • Online
  • 10 October 2023

Course Information

This Masters in Project Management has been designed by leading academics in the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accredited Management School. It will prepare you for becoming a highly effective professional equipped with right tools and technologies to hit key objectives - deliver projects on time and within budget. It will also allow you to reflect on the principles and methodologies of the leading professional Project Management bodies, such as the Association for Project Management (APM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).

The programme has been designed to cover technical competencies of project management such as risk management, monitoring and control of projects, procurement, as well as a core understanding of operations management principles, which can agitate project delivery.

A unique learning model based on action and practice-focus, will encourage students to test out theory and knowledge within their own current or previous organisational contexts and experience and seek out actionable knowledge in response to current problems they face.

You will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge and expertise to pursue qualifications, such as PMQ (APM), PPQ (APM), PMP (PMI), CAPM (PMI) for those with some Project Management experience, or PFQ (APM) for those just starting out.

 This programme offers alternative awards, meaning you may opt for either a full Masters degree, or finish up with either Post Graduate Diploma or Post Graduate Certificate.


About the University / School

One of the six original 'red brick' civic universities, the University of Liverpool is also a part of the Russell Group, the group is a collaboration of 20 leading research-intensive universities. With a  worldwide ranking in the top 200 Universities, it is also known for for ten Nobel Prize winners amongst its alumni and past faculty.

University of Liverpool's Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning. Being a leading international provider of fully online postgraduate education, with more than 10,000 students from over 160 countries, the University of Liverpool has one of the most international virtual classrooms.


Learning format

This programme consists of eight modules. In order to earn a full Master of Science (MSc) you are required to complete 180 credits, 120 credits to earn the postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) and 60 credits to earn the postgraduate certificate (PG Cert).  

  • Contemporary Project Management (15 credits)
  • Risk and Uncertainty in Project Planning (15 credits)
  • Portfolio, Programme, and Project Execution (15 credits)
  • Leading and Managing Project Teams (15 credits)
  • Strategic Procurement Management (15 credits)
  • Supply Chain Operations Management (15 credits)
  • Finance and Data Analysis for Managers (15 credits)
  • Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for the programme an applicant can needs to present an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years. In case of lack of academic degree, a minimum of 6- 8 years of relevant work experience is enough to apply.

Additionally, all applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.

Apply before:

28 September 2023

New registration dates to be announced soon