MSc Project Management

The MSc Project Management is awarded by The University of Law and delivered at GISMA’s Berlin campus.


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.

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.*

Applications are now open for 2020 intake.

*According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Established provider

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.


Modules overview

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, consisting of 60 credits each. Semester 2 is for dissertation module (60 credits).

This year will consist of the following core modules:

  • Program Management (30)
  • Product Management(30)
  • Design Thinking (30)

One elective module from the list below:

  • Emerging Technologies (30)
  • Blockchain (30)
  • FinTech (30)
  • Procurement and SCM (30)

Plus:

  • Research Methods and Professional Development Dissertation

Assessment

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.

Benefits include

• 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


Career direction

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 fulfill their career goals through a variety of specialised services, and establishes long-lasting relationships with alumni and employers.

Our goals

  • Assist students in making connections between their academic experience and chosen career path
  • Offer career-related educational opportunities which help students establish career plans and increase their professional and personal development
  • Work with alumni to enhance interactions among former and current students for the purpose of career exploration
  • Strengthens and expands relationships with employers
  • Builds strategic partnerships with local company associations and organises networking events for companies and students at GISMA.

Read about a few of our company visits:

Students visit Siemens and Blacklane 

UNIQLO meets up with GISMA students at our Berlin campus 

Company visit to Zalando

Some glimpses of student trips to Stockholm, Sweden organised by the Career Development Centre:


Fees and funding

Please contact a programme advisor for more details on how to apply.

Tuition fee - €15000 / Year

Flexible payment plan

GISMA offers flexible payment plans that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. A deposit of €2,000 is required to start:

  • 1st instalment - €5,000
  • 2nd instalment - €5,000
  • 3rd instalment - €3,000

*Terms and conditions apply. 

Please note that all payment plans are suggested only. A specific payment plan for you can be agreed with GISMA and only the deposit is the fixed amount that is required. Students can spread out the payments as they like, as long as this is in line with the payment date deadlines.

Entry requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification.
  • International requirements - an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

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.


*Based on data from 2017/2018 of students enrolled on the following programmes: MSc Corporate Financial Management, MSc International Marketing, MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management and MSc Strategic Business Management.

*Based on data from 2017/2018 of students enrolled on the following programmes: MSc Corporate Financial Management, MSc International Marketing, MSc Leadership and Human Resource Management and MSc Strategic Business Management.

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

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SCHOLARSHIPS OF UP TO 20% AVAILABLE!*


  • Full-time
  • Berlin
  • 1 Year
  • Apr, Jul & Sep 2020
  • per course
  • International students

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64,000


Connect with 64,000 professionals working across legal and business sector

40+


Study with an international student cohort with over 40 nationalities 

€40,000


Earn up to €40,000**, the average graduate salary in Germany 

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After successfully graduating, you will be entitled to apply for an 18 month post-study residence permit 

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