Postgraduate Programme

MSc Project Management

Project management is a highly challenging role, requiring skilled individuals with the ability to lead and integrate a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. It is often identified as being about managing change.

LJMU’s MSc Project Management programme is designed to provide an integrated, coherent, stimulating and challenging programme of study in the theory, concepts, methods, tools and techniques of project management. You’ll study advanced techniques and can gain a PRINCE2® qualification.

Admissions criteria

You will need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in relevant subject (minimum 2:2 classification)
  • Professional experience would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent 

Contact Information

MSc Project Management

Building #113, Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street,
Zone 36, Al Messila,
(P.O. Box 12253)

+974 4021 0000

Sun – Thurs 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Course modules

Year 1 (Level 7)

Core modules

  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closure
  • Strategic Project Environment
  • Leadership for Strategic Execution
  • Risk Management
  • PRINCE2®

Course Fees


  Registration fee   QAR 1,500 (single payment, non-refundable, non-deductible)
  Tuition fee  QAR 90,000 (per annum)
  Facilities & amenities fee   QAR 5,000 (per annum)


Career opportunities

There’s never been a better time to become a project manager. In fact, by 2027, employers will need nearly 88 million individuals in project management roles across the globe (PMI, 2017).

Our MSc Project Management degree can expand and enhance career opportunities for professionals from various industries including; IT, Construction, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, all sorts of Engineering, Architecture, Real Estate Development, Sports, Finance and Insurance, Healthcare, Legal, Utilities, Management and Professional Services in private and government sectors.

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.