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Online Degree MSc in Project Management

A leading-edge master’s for project managers

An opportunity to excel internationally in strategic project management

As a project manager who thinks in terms of time management, scheduling, and efficiency, you’ll recognise the advantage of a 100% online master’s programme that allows you to carry on working and being productive while you earn your degree. You’ll also appreciate the combination of flexibility and structure – with 24/7 classroom accessibility, a modular approach and clear deadlines that keep you motivated and on track to reach your goals. As a student on our MSc in Project Management programme, you’ll enjoy these advantages and more as you connect digitally with project managers around the world, increasing your ability to work in culturally diverse virtual teams and equipping yourself with knowledge that’s vital in a globalised world.

Next start date
22 November 2018
Mode of delivery
100% online
Professional Development
Benefit from career support from the Global Career Advisor Network
AACSB-accredited Management School1

A reputation for excellence

The University of Liverpool is a world-class institution and a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led universities.

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.
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The online MSc in Project Management is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.1

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You can take this general track for wide-ranging project management skills or specialise in three areas: Construction and Infrastructure, Information Technology, or Oil and Gas.

In each programme, you’ll gain knowledge and skills that you can apply immediately, helping you to advance your technical, business and leadership expertise.

Equip yourself for a globally connected world

Equip yourself for a globally connected world

Wherever you’re based as a project management professional, you can benefit from the international nature of this programme’s curriculum and classroom. The University of Liverpool has one of the UK’s most international online classrooms2, connecting working professionals in an environment that equips you to progress in a globally connected world. Your faculty members come from different countries, as do fellow students on the programme. Together, you’ll be sharing best practice, discussing real-world issues from your area and gaining insights into different ways of running projects in various contexts. You should emerge with both a thorough understanding of project management principles and transferable skills that can be used in project management positions in a wide range of different industries and sectors globally.

Collaborate with other project management professionals

The best project managers know that stakeholder management and teamwork are essential to successful project implementation. Collaboration is key – just as it is in this degree programme (where collaboration accounts for 50% of your grades). As a student on this master’s, you’ll interact with project managers and professionals from many different backgrounds and countries, allowing you to hone your skills in working in virtual teams and in dealing with different cultural contexts. Participate fully and you can emerge with the kind of skills you’d normally only get through a foreign posting – all available through your internet-connected device at home, at the office or during a business trip.

Collaborate with other project management professionals
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Your return on investment (ROI)

  • A master’s degree from a world-class university, demonstrating your success on a rigorous learning path, and your ability to deal with multiple deadlines and stakeholders
  • Technical, business and leadership skills for project management success globally
  • Sought-after, transferable skills suitable for a wide range of project management positions
  • A professional development log that tracks and integrates your learning into your daily work
  • Cutting-edge, professionally approved knowledge and skills that you can apply at work
  • Career support from international professionals through the Global Career Advisor Network
  • Intercultural communication skills that can help you excel in work environments globally
Why choose

Why choose this MSc in Project Management?

  • Graduate with an MSc in Project Management from one of the 5% of management schools with AACSB Accreditation2 and from a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider
  • Benefit from new knowledge, skills and connections, and the ability to apply proven project management principles and theories in your work
  • Customise your degree to your career by choosing a specialisation or the general track plus two of a wide range or electives, including Total Quality Management or Analysis and Assessment of Business
  • Deepen your knowledge of a specific work-related area through a research dissertation or consultancy project
  • Enhance your collaborative communication skills in an international virtual team environment; extend your international network
  • Study flexibly from anywhere, advancing through a modular programme with clear deadlines
  • Maximise your time by studying 100% online, alongside your job, while meeting your targets

Meet online graduate Adrian Hepworth

“This master’s degree gives me the opportunity to move forward.”

Meet online graduate Adrian Hepworth - This master’s degree gives me the opportunity to move forward.

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.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network

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).

Next Start Dates

Enrol now to start your online studies on 22 November 2018.

1 Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme. According to the 2017 Business School Data Guide as published by AACSB, 786 business schools have earned AACSB accreditation out of an estimated 16,536 business schools worldwide. (The 2017 Business School Data Guide can be found at

2 The University of Liverpool is a member of the UK’s research-led Russell Group and consistently ranks in the top 200 universities worldwide in several of the main university league tables:

Times Higher Education’s World Rankings 2017-2018 – 177 QS World University Rankings® 2017-18 – 173 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 – in the top 150