This intensive course is for people who want to use high-level project management skills to make a difference to the performance of global businesses.
All of your teaching will reflect the kind of tasks and challenges you may be likely to face in the professional environment.
Study with us for a master’s degree in International Project Management and you will have the opportunity to learn the latest, most relevant techniques, and best practice. The course aims to prepare you to sit for a range of professional qualifications including PRINCE2, PMP, SCRUM and APM upon graduation.
Extended Professional Practice
This MSc course is now available with Extended Professional Practice. This 18-month option is aimed at students who are looking to develop a deeper understanding of business in a very practical way. You will undertake two Professional Practice modules which will take the form of either an internship with a host organisation, or a campus-based professional experience. Students are expected to spend twenty-two weeks at one (or more) work setting(s) and will have the opportunity to apply theory to practice. After completing the extended professional practice students are required to produce a substantial problem-based piece of individual written work.
Why Coventry University London?
We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.
The world of global business is looking for the next generation of highly professional and competent project managers. We designed this master’s course to help you become one of them.
The course can be studied full-time over one year or, if you choose the extended professional practice (work experience) option, over five terms. You will have the opportunity to develop problem-solving skills, as well as the practical and innovative project management tools needed to become a business leader in many industries. You will learn how to control complex projects which enable organisations to compete on the global market.
This course has been built around the skills at the heart of the Association of Project Managers and PRINCE2. You’ll have the chance to learn to live by the two key issues in modern project management: choosing the right project, and doing the project right! You will have the opportunity to develop key management skills such as planning & controlling, risk management, leadership, quality management, team management, communication, and negotiation.
When you graduate from our MSc International Project Management, you should have developed skills to be a well-rounded, highly skilled individual who can combine a hands-on approach with the ability to think strategically.
And that means you could be in demand among employers in private, public and third-sector organisations around the world. In addition to your project management skills, you should have developed a wide range of soft skills which are transferable across all industries. For example, you should have well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy, highly effective organisation and communication skills, research skills, and leadership and people-management skills.
Independent of the industry or sector you choose, this master’s degree in International Project Management will prepare you for success in a wide range of leadership and management roles.
Where our graduates work
You could choose to pursue a career in project management itself, or you could use your skills in a range of other careers – perhaps in operations, finance, logistics, facilities or marketing.
Depending on your background and experience, you might apply to join a project team at a large UK or international organisation. Alternatively, you might apply to become a business consultant, or you might want to start your own business and become self-employed. You can be sure that there are plenty of opportunities for good project management graduates!
You don’t need to have a clear picture of your future before you apply for this course. This course aims to help you discover your own strengths and interests, and find that your aspirations over time.
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