Birmingham City University provides a 24-28 month MSc degree in International Project Management- Distance Learning at the postgraduate level. Professional candidates who wish to return to university-level training while maintaining their professional roles may consider applying for this programme. This postgraduate programme is structured to offer professional students the knowledge needed to be competitive in the globalized nature of project management in the 21st century. Project management is now synonymous with global business management, entrepreneurship, and large-scale negotiations in many industries. The International Project Management degree (MSc) at Birmingham City University provides the distance education platform needed to apply knowledge learned to the work place and sharpen skills learned in professional roles. Students who are in control of their professional careers and professional goals may benefit from a programme that they can tailor to meet specific professional goals. Graduates from this programme can look forward to a richer understanding of cross-cultural professional customs and global industry knowledge that will produce viable skills across national business boundaries.

Areas of study in this programme of study include:

  • Project Management Methods (30 Credits)
  • Global Operations & Process Management (15 Credits)
  • International Business & Information Strategy (15 Credits)
  • Developing Resource Capability (30 Credits)
  • Research Methods & Professional Development (15 Credits)
  • International Project & Process Management (30 Credits)
  • Msc Dissertation Project (45 Credits)


Entry Requirements

Entry into this program requires an honours degree in a subject that is related to a management subject in some manner. This honours degree must carry at least a 2:2 classification. Alternatively, candidates may offer portfolio work that demonstrates industry experience that correlates to the programme in attempting to apply for this course.

Additionally  this course is structured specifically for persons with previous knowledge of professional management. Candidates with experience with technology, operations and processes in industry are encouraged to apply, if they wish to sharpen their expertise and stimulate their intellectual thought processes. Each student will have the opportunity to partake in a self-reflexive learning experience that will assist each person in developing and honing the areas of knowledge and expertise that they are involved in, while also allowing students to grow as the market and industry grows globally.


Course Fees

Home and EU students – £585 / 15-credit module
International students –  £975 / 15-credit module


Contact Information

For UK or EU prospective students: +44 (0)121 331 5595

For Non-EU Countries: +44 (0) 121 331 6714


To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)