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MSc in Project Management (Online)

Course Duration: Full-time 1 year or Part-time 2 years

Intakes: September | January | May


Mode of Study: Online


MSc in Project Management (Online)

The MSc in Project Management is designed to meet the needs of senior managers responsible for projects and provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental topics needed to manage business projects within a complex and everchanging environment. This qualification will develop a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, programme and portfolio management and facilitate the essential skills and competences necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects, programmes and portfolios.

Why Choose this Program?

  • Graduates will receive a business diploma from OTHM plus a full Masters Degree.

  • The diploma is accredited by Ofqual, the UK non-ministerial government department that regulates qualifications, exams and tests in England, so it is recognised globally. 

  • The curriculum provided is a combination of academic content and professional techniques to help learners gain the skills required for labour market needs.

  • For most universities in the UK, students are required to have a high IELTS score and attend a formal interview. However we can accept a variety of evidence for English proficiency. If you do not have evidence, we can provide a language test of our own. 

  • Our program maintains the same academic quality and standard of other British universities yet costs significantly less.

  • Students have the opportunity to finish early or take a break and return to their studies later. This opens up opportunities for travel and work in between studying.

  • The course is delivered online with the support of British teachers and high quality materials. There is no need to travel. However if students would like to visit the UK for study, we can arrange intensive classes on a short-term study visa.  

  • The schedule and payment plan are flexible, allowing students to explore other opportunities such as work or travel. 

  • Scholarships are available.

  • Extra hours of teaching are available for those who require it.

  • Additional top-up with the University of Chichester, a public university in the UK, is also available. 

Awarding Body and Accreditation

OTHM is a British awarding organization who offer a range of diplomas which lead to degree top-up programs. You can find out more information about our affiliation here. The following is applicable to the optional top-up module; The London Graduate School provides flexible UK degree and masters top-up programmes all of which are awarded by University of Chichester under academic partnership. You can find out more information about their affiliation at here. The University of Chichester is a public university located in West Sussex, England. You can find out more information about them and their relationship with the London Graduate School at here. You can find information about their ranking for 2021 here.

Graduation and Certificates

Students will achieve a Level 7 Diploma in Project Management from OTHM and a full MSc in Project Management totalling 180 credits. There is the option to take an additional quarter an achieve a duel masters degree from the University of Chichester.

Where This Degree Can Take You

If being in charge of schemes, resources and people motivates you, and you can work under pressure to tight deadlines, a career as a project manager may suit you As a project manager, you'll need to track work to be completed, set deadlines and delegate tasks to your project team, identifying any potential risks. Ultimately, you're responsible for completing the project work in line with the plan and will often report progress to senior managers. You could also be known as:

  • assistant project manager
  • business change manager
  • junior/senior project manager
  • project coordinator
  • project officer.
You can specialise, or work across a variety of sectors such as:
  • construction
  • engineering
  • IT
  • marketing

Academic Schedule 2021/2022

Full-time Autumn Quarter (50 UK credits / 30 US credits) 1. Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project 1 2. Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project 2 3. Operations and Information Management for Project Managers 1 4. Operations and Information Management for Project Managers 2 Winter Quarter (50 UK credits / 30 US credits) 5. Advanced Project and Logistics Management 1 6. Advanced Project and Logistics Management 2 7. Advanced Research Methods 1 8. Advanced Research Methods 2 Spring Quarter (20 UK credits / 6) 9. Procurement Risk and Contract Management 1 10. Procurement Risk and Contract Management 2 PART TIME - Two subjects per quarter, each quarter is 10 UK credits / 6 US credits Optional additional quarter with the London Graduate School (University of Chichester) 12. Consultancy Project Report (delivered through the London Graduate School). For more information please visit

Course Fees

The course fees are £7,950. There are four installment plans are available; Payment Plan One Pay in full and receive 10% discount Payment Plan Two Pay in two installments and receive 7% discount Payment Plan Three Pay in three installments and receive 5% discount Payment Plan Four Pay over 12 monthly installments (24 monthly installments available for part-time students). The optional University of Chichester top-up is an additional £3950


Eton University provides a variety of scholarships for this program. To find out if you are eligible please visit our scholarships page and complete the application form.


  • Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years old at the start of the course
  • Applicants should have a bachelor's degree or level 6 qualification
  • Learners may also have relevant work experience
  • Have an English level equivalent to CEFR B2, Pearson Academic 51 or IELTS 5.5. If you are unsure of your current level, please contact us for further options.


Each quarter contains between 4-6 tasks which could consist of; presentations, essays, case studies, reports. The word count per quarter is between 4500-6500. Students will download and submit their assessment through our online learning platform

Tuition and Course Materials

All our programs follow a Hybrid Learning model. This means for every quarter, you'll take part in 8 one-to-one, or small group sessions with an expert tutor from the UK. Each session lasts 45 minutes during which you will delve into the course materials and take part in interesting discussions relating to your course topics. You’ll be able to ask questions, get access to additional resources and gain a deeper understanding of the topics. After the class has finished, you’ll be able to access all the materials including a recording of the session.​ The hours are highly flexible and are scheduled around your availability. Alongside this, you'll also be given access to a range of textbooks, presentations, case studies, guides and other resources through our learning management system. For those who would like extra tuition, we have virtual and classroom-based packages avilable starting from £400 for 10 hours. Find out more about these packages here.