The MSc Project Management course has been designed to provide students with the specialist knowledge needed to successfully plan, implement and manage projects.
You will develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in project management, from a practical and strategic perspective. You will understand the risk involved with running projects and how to overcome them, therefore building your decision-making skills. The 12-month programme will cover important topics including project development, managing risk and opportunities, handling project finances and how to manage people and organisations.
As part of your study you will gain free access to the IBM Enterprise Design Thinking digital Practitioner course (2.5 hours) and on successful completion learners become badged Enterprise Design Thinkers.
This programme will have the option to start online for the January 2021 intake. Students will learn in a hybrid format, which is a live learning experience and allows for interaction with the tutor, as well as the ability to work in student groups. Students will then have the option to complete the programme in Germany once they are able to travel.
With a core focus on employability, this course will ensure students obtain the critical skills to become a first-rate project manager, making them a highly sought-after candidate for organisations.
Based at GISMA's Berlin campus, there is ample opportunity for students to extend their networking links and experience the dynamic forward-thinking environment. Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe, recognised for its high-quality education of which you can experience with GISMA.^
^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
*The 30% scholarship applies to the April and June 2021 intake only. A 20% scholarship applies to other intakes.
Our study guarantee: start your studies online or on campus
As an educational institution, we want to ensure that our students can start studying with us no matter the circumstance and we want to give you every chance to progress with your education and build a successful career. At GISMA we want to assure you that there will be an option for you to study and start your programme on time regardless of whether the campus is open or closed. We also want to assure you that you will still be able to study in the case where the campus is open but, due to health concerns or travel restrictions, you are unable to attend the classes in person on time.
With this in mind, all of our students will have the option to start their studies online. Students will learn in a hybrid format, which is a live learning experience and allows for interaction with the tutor, as well as the ability to work in student groups. Students will then have the option to complete the programme on-campus in Germany as soon as possible.
The University of Law is on the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education and training, with over 100 years of experience supporting students to build successful careers.
Who is the programme for?
This course is ideal for anyone who has graduated in business, computing or engineering and is looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in project management.
How will you learn?
This course is delivered in an interactive way with a real-world focus. Learning will take place both in and outside the classroom environment. Face-to-face learning will be supported by a wealth of online resources, including case studies, simulations, learning videos, reading materials and online testing and feedback.
The programme consists of three workshop contact hours each week per 30 credit module and two workshop contact hours each week for 15 credit modules to promote group interaction and facilitate personal support to individuals.
By the end of the course, students will have acquired the necessary skills to manage large, complex projects across multi-faceted supply chains. You will develop a broad comprehension of most important concepts in project management with a strategic perspective in a global context.
Students will study for one year, divided into two semesters of 10 weeks. Semester 2 is for the dissertation module (60 credits).
This year will consist of the following core modules:
• Project Planning and Execution
• Product Management
• Programme Management
• Procurement and Supply Chain Management
• Research Methods and Professional Development Dissertation
Students will be assessed in a range of different methods in order to assess the module outcomes. Formative assessment will include preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and preparations. Summative assessment, which also contributes to the grade, includes individual and group assignments, projects and exams.
Access to IBM Design Thinking
As part of your study, you will gain free access to the IBM Enterprise Design Thinking digital Practitioner course (2.5 hours) and on successful completion, learners become badged Enterprise Design Thinkers.
• Learners can share their badge on LinkedIn and broadcast their skill to future employers
• Access to the course Toolkit with over 20 activities and resources designed for daily practice
Upon completion of this course, students will have the necessary skills and knowledge to consider careers as project or programme managers, directors in engineering projects, or working as operation directors.
Additionally, students who graduate from this degree may consider pursuing further studies with professional qualifications or a PhD.
Career development centre
Our dedicated Career Development Centre will help students fulfil their career goals through a variety of specialised services, and establishes long-lasting relationships with alumni and employers.
Read about a few of our company visits:
Some glimpses of student trips to Stockholm, Sweden organised by the Career Development Centre:
Fees and funding
Please contact a programme consultant for more details on how to apply.
Tuition fee - €16,000
Flexible payment plan
GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees in up to six instalments. A refundable* deposit of €2,000 is required to secure your place, and the remainder of the tuition fee is to be paid after the start of programme in accordance with your payment schedule.
You will be eligible for a discount of 5% off the total fee if the payment of the entire tuition fee is completed before the first instalment due date.
Payments are accepted by bank transfer, or via one of our payment partners – Transfermate and Stripe. If you have any queries regarding payment options, please speak to a programme consultant.
*Terms and conditions apply.
A specific payment plan for you can be agreed with GISMA and only the deposit is the fixed amount that is required. Should you be granted a scholarship, the tuition fee schedule will be adjusted accordingly.
If you have previously studied a qualification or a module(s) within a qualification which you believe may be considered for an exemption, a non-standard application route is also available. For more information and details on the non-standard application process please contact an advisor today for more information.
Career statistics you need to know
The University of Law is a prestigious university in the UK with over 100 years supporting students
Connect with 64,000 professionals working across business and legal sectors
4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650*
in Europe, with a growing economy
Connect with 64,000 professionals working across legal and business sector
Study with an international student cohort with over 40 nationalities
Earn up to €40,000**, the average graduate salary in Germany
After successfully graduating, you will be entitled to apply for an 18 month post-study residence permit