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As a graduate of the MSc in Project Management, you will be equipped to manage projects in a variety of areas, such as business change, as well as new products, facilities, and technology.

97% of our graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors. Source: Latest Graduate Outcomes Survey, published December 2023.

Potential careers for our graduates include:

Alumni Insights

Deirdre Neavyn

MSc Project Management 2021, Project Coordinator at Expleo Ireland

“I couldn't recommend the MSc Project Management course enough. The lectures were very informative, relevant, and engaging.There were so many opportunities for professional and personal development offered to us, and there is no doubt that this helped me secure a job that I love. The group work during the course helped me make great friends, who are still a big part of my life today.”

Niall Lamont

MSc Project Management 2022, Founder/CEO of Party Perfect

"The course provides you with a mix of group and individual work. UCD offers students the chance to gain a fundamental understanding of project management tools and implement their knowledge in companies across a multitude of industries. The diversity and teamwork within a small course allows you to build soft skills which will inevitably carry through into the next stage of your career."


Brona Gilboy

MSc Project Management 2017, Chief Operations Officer at Little IA

"I am currently covering a large region, and juggling many time zones, activities, events and responsibilities. The course taught me to bring structure to the volume of work, to prioritise, and set targets. Being part of a multi-cultural team during the course made the transition to Dubai a lot easier. The passion and dedication of the lecturers prepare you for what is ahead."

UCD Careers Network

The UCD Smurfit Career Development Centre team will work with you to define your career path and support you in developing the career-related skills, know-how, and confidence to pursue your post-MSc career goals.

Our holistic programme is designed to support you at key points in your career development.  Our programme is structured into three key stages, designed to support you in building and driving your own career.

A variety of workshops, events, one-to-one career appointments and access to a range of online tools and resources prepare you for future opportunities. 

Learn more about the UCD Careers Network 

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