MSc Project Management

The 1-year Masters in Project Management degree has been designed specifically to meet the growing industry demand for a new generation of professional project managers with the knowledge, skills and experience to deliver immediate benefits across all sectors.

Designed for students from all disciplinary backgrounds

This career-enhancing programme is tailored to the needs of recent graduates in any degree discipline and early career professionals aiming to build careers in project management and consulting. Our students have taken undergraduate degrees in a wide range of subjects, including Languages, Sciences, History, Physics, Accounting, Information Technology, Engineering, Business and Law. Check your suitability against our entry requirements.

Strong business focus

In addition to equipping you with key project management tools and techniques used by professional project managers, the programme is designed to build your familiarity with management theory, and with the language and practice of management. There is a strong business focus, and the programme content provides a thorough grounding in strategic thinking, commercial acumen, project leadership and managing organisational change.

Real world experience

The programme has a strong practice orientation, developing your leadership skills and management experience through a series of action-based projects solving real problems for exacting clients. Working in multi-cultural teams, the substantial summer project provides opportunity for you to enhance your CV whilst testing your newly acquired skills in a project management environment. Our unique placement projects are your opportunity to work in the sector or organisation of your choice.

Enhance your employability

Employability is at the heart of the Project Management MSc. As well as opportunities to develop your practical skills, the programme includes bespoke careers workshops as part of the core modules along with careers advice, guidance and coaching from our dedicated careers team. Graduates of the Project Management MSc have gone on to work for major companies all over the world, including EY, Accenture, KPMG, IBM, HSBC and Procter & Gamble. To find out more about some of our recent graduates and their experience at Lancaster, see our alumni profiles.

Generous Scholarships

We know that undertaking Masters study can be a considerable financial commitment so we are making available significant scholarship funds for applicants who have been offered a place on the Project Management MSc and who meet our scholarship criteria. These substantial scholarships are provided for self-funded and part-funded applicants. 

Secure your place

If you would like to know more about life at Lancaster and what it's like to study on the Project Management MSc, please contact us or download the prospectus. To connect with this year’s students like our Facebook page.

For further information about making an online application for the Project Management MSc, please see how to apply.