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IT and Technology Project Management Masters

Technology Project Management Masters - MSc/PgD/PgC

Key Facts

Place of Study: 
Llandaff Campus

School:
Cardiff School of Technologies

Course Length:
MSc: minimum one year full-time or two years part-time
PgD: minimum two years part-time
PgC: minimum one year part-time

October and February intakes available.

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Course Overview

 

Technological innovations are typically managed through the medium of a project. The course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the whole lifecycle of a technology based project from inception to adoption and eventual disposal.

The blend of more generic project management competencies with specific technological awareness will provide a solid foundation for a future career as a manager of technological projects.  The encouragement of students to function as autonomous learners should result in graduates who will have developed the foundations for future and continuing professional development.

​Course Content​

​​The modules associated with the MSc Technology Project Management are as follows:​

  • ​​Technology Project Management (20 credits) 
  • Information Security and Document Management (20 credits)
  • Research Methods for Technology Dissertations (20 credits) 
  • Technology Dissertation (40 credits) 
  • End User Computing Risk Management (20 credits) 
  • Information Management Software Tools (20 credits) 
  • Management of Mega and Complex Projects  (20 credits) 
  • ​Social Computing (20 credits)
  • To obtain an MSc degree a student must follow and obtain 180 credits of compulsory modules. PgC and PgD may be awarded as stand-alone or exit awards.

     

Employability & Careers​

The blend of more generic project management competencies with specific technological awareness will provide a solid foundation for a future career as a manager of technological projects.

Entry Requirements​

Applicants should have one of the following:

A Honours degree at least 2:2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Computing, Information Systems or an appropriate Engineering specialism.

Applicants from other backgrounds will be considered on an individual basis.

International Applicants
Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website.

If you are interested in using credit from another institution, or have obtained qualifications and/or experience to study for a course at Cardiff Met,  you can find further information on this as well as information on how to apply on the RPL page.

Additional Information

Assessment: 
Assessment is by coursework, including written assignments and presentations, and examination.

Selection Procedure:
Selection for this course is through an application form and where necessary an interview.

How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made direct to the university via our self-service facility. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.

Tuition Fees and Financial Support:
For up to date information on tuition fees and the financial support that may be available. Please refer to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees.

Part-time fees:
Charges are per Single Module unless specified:
Undergraduate = 10 Credits; Postgraduate = 20 Credits

Generally we find most students will complete 60 credits per year for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate study; to obtain a true costing please clarify this by contacting the Programme Director directly. 

Contact Us

For general enquiries please contact the Student Recruitment Team on 029 2041 6044 or email askadmissions@cardiffmet.ac.uk

For course specific enquiries, please contact the programme director Dr Ambikesh Jayal or programme administrator Claire Reed: 

​Dr Ambikesh Jayal: ajayal@cardiffmet.ac.uk

​Claire Reed: CEReed@cardiffmet.ac.uk


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