MSc in Project Management

MSc in Project Management

Key information

Next start date: 22 February 2018
Duration: Approx. 20 months' study + nine month capstone
Delivery: 100% online
Structure: Six core modules and two electives – incl. specialisations in Oil and Gas, Construction and Infrastructure, and Information Technology possible
Capstone: Consultancy Project or Research Dissertation
Professional Development: Unlimited career support from the Global Career Advisor Network

Accreditation and quality

Offered by: The University of Liverpool’s AACSB-accredited Management School
Reviewed and approved by: Project Management Institute (PMI)


Steve Armstrong
Having an MSc is a major step forward for me. It gave me the confidence, hope and knowledge to move forward into consultancy.” Read more
Steve Armstrong
MSc in Project Management - Oil & Gas.

Fulfil your potential as an effective project leader

The 100% online MSc in Project Management from the University of Liverpool is designed for working professionals who want to take on greater challenges as highly effective project leaders. This online masters gives you the opportunity to increase your competitive advantage as you develop strategic project management skills that are highly sought after globally in a wide range of industry sectors.

By combining academic theory and methodology with real-life case studies, the programme will equip you with the expertise necessary to seamlessly deliver projects of increasing size, complexity and importance.

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Why choose the University of Liverpool Online MSc in Project Management?

  • Graduate with an MSc in Project Management from one of the 5% of management schools with AACSB accreditation and from a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider
  • Develop sought-after and transferrable skills suitable for a wide range of project management positions
  • Learn to apply proven project management principles and theories in your work
  • Enhance your collaborative communication skills in an international context
  • Further your research and interests in a specific area through your dissertation

Master in Project Management highlights

  • 100% online programme – fit your studies around your working life
  • Acquire advanced project management skills that you can apply immediately in your current role
  • Learn in an interactive online environment that keeps you motivated and on track
  • Collaborate with other professionals around the world, while building your international network
  • Integrate your learning into your work with the help of a professional development log

A reputation for excellence

The online MSc in Project Management is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, one of an elite group of less than 5% of business schools worldwide with sought-after AACSB Accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

PMI Registered Education Provider (REP)The university has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a PMI Registered Education Provider (REP), the University of Liverpool meets PMI-established quality assurance criteria. For more information, visit the PMI website.

The University of Liverpool is a world-class institution ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led universities which includes the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

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Global Career Advisor Network

Join this online postgraduate programme and you’ll gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. Advisors can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture. In addition to these advisory and coaching services, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain insight into different industries through a series of specialised webinars.

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Free CMI membership

Apply today to join this online programme from our AACSB-accredited Management School1 and you will be eligible for free membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

1 The free Associate Membership is valued at GBP420 over a 3-year period (and is dependent on candidates meeting CMI’s membership criteria). It is available for new students only.

73% of the University of Liverpool’s business and management research rates as internationally excellent or world-leading in the most recent assessment of the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, the Research Excellence Framework 2014.