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MSc in Project Management – 12 months (ARU)

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About This Course

Our online MSc Project Management – 12 months programme recognises that each manager’s approach to management is unique and personal, and that each manager approaches the inherent challenges of leading teams and projects differently. As a result, we encourage and support you in developing your own unique approach to project management, based on sound management practises and specialised project management skills.


For entry onto the MSc in Project Management – 12 months qualification, learners must possess:

An Undergraduate / Bachelor’s Degree in related subject or UK Level 6 Diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification

Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course,


No formal qualification is required from mature learners (over 21 years) who have a relevant management experience.

The qualification is offered in English.

This qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to:

  • Master’s Degrees,
  • Integrated Master’s Degrees,
  • Postgraduate Diplomas,
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and
  • Postgraduate Certificates

Course Structure: MSc in Project Management – 12 months

The MSc in Project Management – 12 months programme consists of 2 Stages.
Stage 1:

This stage is delivered by London School of Business and Research.  The programme involves delivery through on-line Learning Management System (LMS). This stage leads to award of Othm Level 7 Diploma in Project Management.

Credits earned at this stage – 120 credits (60 ECTS).

  1. Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project (30 credits)
  2. Procurement Risk and Contract Management (30 credits)
  3. Advanced Project and Logistics Management (20 credits)
  4. Operations and Information Management for Project Managers (20 credits)
  5. Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)
Successful completion of Stage 1 leads to Progression to Stage 2
Stage 2:

On completion of the diploma programme you can progress / Top-up with an MSc in Project Management degree through a UK University. The stage 2 is delivered online by the professors expert in their field.

Credits earned at this stage – 60 credits (30 ECTS).

Completion of Stage 2 leads to award of MSc in Project Management Degree from the University

Course Content for Stage 2

Project Management Systems: You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the project management process, as well as the diverse range of resources and activities that the project manager must plan, coordinate, and control in order to complete the project successfully. This module establishes a framework for project management by emphasising the role and functions of project management throughout the project’s life cycle, from conception to completion and use.
Project Management Techniques: You will gain a systematic understanding of a variety of critical tools and techniques used in project management, enabling you to conduct a critical analysis of project requirements and select and apply the most appropriate techniques for your project. With a focus on continuous improvement, lean and agile production systems will be investigated, as well as other performance improvement tools and techniques, such as risk and risk management, for identifying and managing risk throughout the project’s life cycle.
Dissertation Research Project:  This module allows you to conduct significant independent research using appropriate, recognised methods. You will select and pursue an area of project management that interests you and in which you wish to gain significant expertise. You’ll collaborate with your course tutor to develop and refine the project’s theme, and your tutor will assist you throughout the research and writing process. This module provides an opportunity for you to apply your newly acquired skills and knowledge and to demonstrate them to current and prospective employers.
  • Yes, the MSc in Project Management degree qualification is accredited and is validated and awarded by the UK Public University.  Duration of the course is 12 months.
  • This course will help you to Boost your Salary, Increase your Professional Reputation, and Expand your Networking Opportunities
What if I already have an Ofqual, UK accredited Level 7 Diploma in Project Management qualification with 120 credits
Learners who hold an Ofqual, UK accredited Level 7 Qualification in Project Management, may be eligible to enrol in the following courses:
MSc in Project Management – Top-up (60 Credits) from ARU – 9 month duration

Yes, the course fee for MSc Project Management – 12 months can be paid in Instalment.