University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Project Management


University of Aberdeen, Kings College

St Mary's Building

Aberdeen, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc in Project Management, PgDip in Project Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAMME IS ONLY OFFERED ON A PART-TIME BASIS INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS WILL ONLY BE OFFERED DISTANCE LEARNING PLACES UNLESS ALREADY RESIDENT IN THE UK/EU The Master of Science degree in Project Management has been designed to meet the requirements of practicing professionals and is taught in a flexible manner. It is offered on a part time basis, teaching being at weekends or by distance learning using the world-wide web as the delivery medium. The courses are completely modular in structure and have been carefully developed to articulate to each other to provide a variety of levels of provision, suiting the needs of the participants. Each module can be taken as a stand alone credit bearing unit for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development. A choice of exit levels is provided to suit the needs of the participants thus leading to the award of a postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or MSc qualification. Each level is a necessary requirement for entry to the next one. Each of the levels can be taken over a minimum period of one year of part time study although they can be taken over a longer period if it is more convenient. The minimum time to complete the whole programme is three years. Flexibility and a firm grounding in current practice are the principal features of the MSc in Project Management, which is taught by and visiting lecturers who are practicing professionals.


The University is a Corporate Member of the Association for Project Management. Applicants holding APM qualifications may be eligible for exemption from some elements of the programme. Advice on possible exemptions will given during the application process.

International Student Requirements:

In general, applicants are expected to hold a degree in an appropriate subject; however alternative qualifications, combined with an appropriate level of significant and relevant experience, may also be considered as a means for entry. For more advice on this please contact the Graduate School Admissions Team who will be able to advise. Applicants with no formal higher educational qualifications should not be deterred from applying for this course, but should contact the Graduate School Admissions Team to discuss their suitability. International applicants are required to provide proof of proficiency in English (6.5 in IELTS examination or 580 in TOEFL).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

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