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MSc Project Management

Open doors to a multitude of career prospects, and pave the way for a successful and impactful career path that can make a difference in both organisations and society as a whole.

MSc Project Management

Whether you are a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, our new MSc Project Management can prepare you for exciting career progression across a wide range of sectors in the UK or internationally.


MSc Project Management



Study mode:



One year (FT)

Start date:

6 January 2025

Annual tuition fees:

Home: £11,385 (FT)
International: £23,805 (FT)

Funding for January 2025 entry:

Home Students

  • £1,000 for all accepted students, reducing tuition fees to £10,385.
  • Plus £750 additional funding for students who submit their application by 30 September 2024, further reducing tuition fees to £9,635.
  • Postgraduate master’s loan funding up to £12,167.

International Students

  • £4,500 for all accepted students, reducing tuition fees to £19,305.
  • Plus £1,000 additional funding for students who submit their application by 30 September 2024, further reducing tuition fees to £18,305.
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Your gateway to a rewarding professional career

Develop transferable skills are that highly valued across industries. Enhance your career prospects and open up opportunities for leadership roles across multiple sectors.

Route to Professional Certification

Designed to align with PMI and IPMA/APM standards, the MSc Project Management equips students with the skills to pursue certification with either standard after graduation. 

January 2025 Scholarships 

We are offering the following scholarships for all MSc Project Management students who commence their studies in January 2025. Read more

Home fee: £1,000 for all accepted students, reducing annual fee to £10,385.

International fee: £4,500 for all accepted students, reducing annual fee to £19,305.

What makes our MSc Project Management unique?

Focus on the human aspect of project management during rapid change, emphasising strategy, communication, and leadership skills.  Read more

Strong consideration of sustainability combined with Stakeholder Management, Communication Skills, Sustainability in the Business Environment, and Sustainable Development. Courses approach the topic through the lenses of different subject perspectives, ranging from Business to Politics and International Relations.

The programme is the perfect choice for those seeking to study Project Management with a holistic understanding of the world around them, encompassing societal, political, and environmental factors, as well as ethical considerations in organisational decision-making and strategies.

Our leadership in experiential education allows us to offer a diverse range of teaching and assessment techniques that add significant value to students in their personal and professional growth.

Experiential learning: Empowering students to learn and solve problems in context

Northeastern University London is part of Northeastern’s global, experiential, research university network, built on a tradition of engagement with the world. It supports its students to grow as innovative problem solvers through academic study, one-to-one mentoring, and world-leading experiential learning opportunities. MSc Project Management experiential learning opportunities include:
  • Small class sizes ensure all students are heard and get the guidance they need
  • Experiential classroom activities, such as case studies, simulations/role plays, guest speakers and/or site visits.
  • Courses involving impact challenges, including the possibility of XN projects.
  • University-wide and Business/Project Management specific Networking events

Career prospects

The most recent talent gap analysis commissioned by the Project Management Institute (PMI) indicates exceptional prospects for job opportunities and career advancement for project managers across the 11 countries examined. Anticipated growth in the project management-oriented workforce within seven project-oriented sectors is projected to reach 33%, equating to nearly 22 million new jobs by 2027. In the UK, APM research shows an average salary for project professionals of £47,500pa, well above the average annual salary of £38,600 (UK-wide, 2020).

Careers Advisory Service

  • One-to-one careers advice
  • Events with guest speakers, alumni, and industry panels across a range of sectors
  • Workshops on topics such as crafting an outstanding CV, working with LinkedIn, mastering interview techniques, and harnessing the power of networking.

Faculty specialisms and research interests

Our Business and Project Management faculty has a wide range of specialisms and research interests, which include:

  • Strategy and decision-making in organisations
  • Change management
  • Project Management in IT contexts
  • Management information systems and innovation
  • International business and negotiation

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