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The MSc in Project Management will equip you with practical skills in project planning, organising, and leadership, within a framework informed by both academic research and practical experience.

This course prepares you for a career in management of projects in different industries and types of organisations. Real-life case examples and group projects are used as examples to reinforce your understanding. You will also be given the opportunity to carry out projects with various types of organisations and experience the reality of achieving the project goals and managing different stakeholders, using the knowledge as well as tools and techniques acquired during the course.

The skills you will develop and practice will open doors for you in a wide range of industries and fields of work. From existing projects to the implementation of new products, facilities, infrastructure, organisational change, technological change, all are achieved through projects and need skills and knowledge of management of projects.

All students on the MSc in Project Management become Graduate Members of the IMCA (Institute of Management Consultants & Advisors in Ireland) for the duration of the course and one year post-qualification.

The full-time option of this Masters is suitable for graduates from all academic backgrounds and disciplines.

This Masters is also offered in a 2-year part-time format, taught via twice-weekly evening classes and is intended for students with relevant work experience. Learn more about our Part Time option.

12 Months

Full-Time Programme Duration

24 months

Part-Time Programme Duration


Graduate Membership

September 2020


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Ken Meates Memorial Medal – Highest GPA in MSc in Project Management

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