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Master of Science in Project Management

*Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management is also offered by the Faculty

 

Programme Summary

Graduates will acquire an in-depth knowledge and ability to develop a thorough understanding of appropriate research techniques in management, competence in independent investigation and advance research. This programme will also grant graduates with the necessary skills to effectively perform the role of a project manager using the methodologies, modelling and analytical techniques for the design and implementation of projects across a wide range of industries.

After 8 months (2 semesters), full-time students can be awarded with a Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management, subjects to meeting the standard set and measured through course-work.

 

Entry Requirement

A Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University’s Senate

OR

Candidates with the above degree, with a CGPA of lower than 2.50 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to having a minimum of 5 years relevant working experience.

International students are required to show a good level of English Language proficiency.

The University accepts a minimum score of IELTS band 5.5 or its equivalent.

Program Structure (Coursework)

Mode of StudyFull-time / Part-time
Duration of Study1 year (3 semesters) for Full-time OR 2 years (5 semesters) for Part-time
Graduation’s Total Credit Hours42 (21 for Postgraduate Certificate)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

The objectives of the programme are to prepare individuals to
PEO1Be knowledgeable and technically competent in the Project Management discipline.
PEO2Uphold professional ethical codes in fulfilling professional and social responsibilities in Project Management.
PEO3Develop the ability to think strategically and to lead, communicate, motivate and manage project teams effectively.
PEO4Be able to solve Project Management problems innovatively through sustainable approach.
PEO5Develop innovative entrepreneurial project management skills in various industries.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

At the end of this programme, students should be able to
PLO1Demonstrate mastery of knowledge in Project Management.
PLO2Apply the acquired knowledge in problem solving and decision making by employing technical skills and appropriate tools in Project Management.
PLO3Demonstrate the responsibility of a project manager in the context of contemporary social, cultural and global issues.
PLO4Conduct Project Management in compliance with legal, ethical and professional code of practice.
PLO5Demonstrate leadership qualities through effective communication and teamwork in the Project Management activities.
PLO6Demonstrate ability to generate solutions to problems by applying scientific and critical thinking skills.
PLO7Manage information for lifelong learning and keep up to date with emerging technology advancements.
PLO8Demonstrate entrepreneurship skills and ability to identify business opportunities in the highly competitive markets.

Course Offering for Full-Time Students

Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 1 Year 1 Project Management Fundamentals

Organisational Behaviour in Project Management

Project Cost Management

Project Scope and Time Management

Project Quality Management
Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 2 Year 1Project Risk Management

Project Communications Management

Project Procurement Management

Advanced Research Methods

Strategic Management
Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 3 Year 1Leadership in Organization

Project Health and Safety

Management Information Systems

Research Project

Course Offering for Full-Time Students of Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management

Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 1 Year 1Project Management Fundamentals

Organisational Behaviour in Project Management

Project Cost Management

Project Scope and Time Management

Project Quality Management
Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 2/1 Year 1Project Risk Management

Strategic Management

Career Prospect

  • Project Manager
  • Programme Manager
  • Project Director