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MSc Project Management

Duration: Part-time 24 months (1 evening p/w)

Location: Wellington Quay Only

Start Date: September 2018

Days: Thursdays 6.30-9.30pm

Ref Code: AMSCPM1B

Awarding body/institution: Arden University

Fee: €9,500

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Please note all programmes run subject to sufficient student demand
Are you interested in developing your skills and obtaining a postgraduate qualification in Project Management? With the MSc Project Management you will explore the fundamentals of successful project delivery on a global scale, as well as developing the skills to use data metrics for effective analysis and planning.  On successful completion you will leave with a qualification that proves your knowledge in both academic and recognised professional fields. This programme is designed, delivered and awarded by Arden University at IBAT College Dublin.    

MSc Project Management Course Overview

Who should take this course?

Are you leading projects in your current role, or who would like to begin a career that would involve project management? This course is perfect to build the skills and knowledge to drive your career forward, or to start a new role in this field.

How will you learn?

At Arden University, blended learning (otherwise known as mixed-mode learning, flipped classroom or hybrid learning), involves a combination of both on-campus and online learning. This essentially means that students get the best of both worlds: regular, face-to-face contact with a tutor combined with the flexibility to continue learning outside the classroom wherever and whenever you like with 24/7, multi-device, multi-media learning materials and a leading edge ‘virtual classroom’ study portal called ilearn. Our academic team have synthesised the most up to date and robust research on what helps people learn well, progress well and succeed. This underpins our entire approach to designing curricula and course content. Alongside traditional texts, we use podcasts, webinars (online seminars) and interactive knowledge-checks to keep you engaged, focused and motivated.

You will receive regular academic support from Arden’s expert tutors and your own student support coordinator for any administrative, technical or motivational help. You will cover key topics in each module, with assessments designed to help you showcase your strengths. Your tutor will also offer feedback to enhance your learning and show you how to apply theories to reality.

Your assessments could be:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research proposal
  • Dissertation

Programme structure

This course will cover the essential points of managing successful projects, including how to use data during the planning process. You can gain the knowledge and confidence required to execute large scale global projects, and lead on strategy and management.

  • Project Management Techniques
  • Management of Projects
  • Project Analytics
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Sustainability in Theory and Practice
  • Quality Management
  • Research Project

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Be part of the expanding project management sector
  • Advise colleagues or clients on best practices for project management
  • Interpret and apply the appropriate data to arrive at better decisions
  • Gain transferable skills to improve your career

Career direction

Project managers are an important part of every business and are highly valuable due to the many skills they must have in order to be successful. In addition to self-employment and/or consultancy, you will also be in a position to apply for the following roles:

  • Project Director
  • Project Executive
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Technical Project Lead Business Project Lead Programme Manager

Ernani was promoted whilst still studying and has his eye on career progression - I learned a lot of things on this programme that help me to become more efficient in my work; it enlightens me in many different aspects on how to manage effectively… I am expecting to get promoted to Managerial level with well compensated package.”

Some of our Project Management students are now Senior Project Managers, Chief Specialists and Project Control Officers working in a range of sectors including: Engineering, project management Operations and construction Project delivery Specialised power equipment Railway infrastructure Government Administrations


Arden UniversityThis degree is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM) which is the Chartered body for the project profession in the UK. This programme is designed, delivered and awarded by Arden University, a UK university monitored by the Quality Assurance Agency for England (QAA) and the UK government. Arden has helped 50,000 students succeed over 26 years of providing higher education to students around the world. In 2015, its Student Survey found that 79% of Arden’s students saw their career improve as a direct result of their studies at the University.

Entry requirements

  • Qualifications - 2:2 honours degree or equivalent
  • English proficiency - IELTS 6.5 or equivalent for speakers of other languages
  • Non-standard entry - We encourage applications from prospective students who do not meet our academic requirements but who do have management experience (usually five years). You must show us that you are self-motivated, provide a personal statement, and be able to offer references and other evidence of your experience.

Key facts

Location: Dublin

Study mode: Part-time / full-time

Next intake: October 2017

Duration: Part-time 24 months / Full-time 12 months

Fees: Part-time € 9,500 over 2-years or Full-time € 9,500 over 1-year

I would like to apply for the MSc Project Management. What should I do?

Direct application can be made via our website using the Apply Online option above. Alternatively, please feel free to contact the Postgraduate Admissions office at IBAT College Dublin on 01 807 5055 to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please feel free to visit the college anytime and our course content experts will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have.


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