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Course overview

This profession has high practicality, and our MSc joins best practice with academic study and research. We welcome graduates, as well as non-graduates with practical experience of programmes and projects.

  • Thornton Science Park
1 Year

Why Study Programme and Project Management with us?

We offer an excellent opportunity to study Programme and Project Management for these reasons:

  • The course will draw on your practical experience and join it to academic study.
  • Essays focus on the practical application of academic research into your work environment.
  • You will be able to access materials remotely 24/7.
  • A large number of optional modules are available.
  • You may tailor your own study programme, and adapt studies to your chosen career path and objectives.
  • Lectures are held in two- or three-day blocks for each module.

The course involves distance learning with occasional two- or three-day seminars at Thornton Science Park.

Thornton Science Park

Formerly the Shell Technology Centre, Thornton Science Park is keen to remain at the forefront of scientific research and development.

As a student, you’ll have access to a range of high-quality industry standard facilities, including modern purpose-built laboratories covering a wide range of science and engineering;  professional engineering software, including an extensive range of computer programming languages and authoring tools; a specialist science and engineering library; licensed design and development software; Windows and Mac computer suites, and conference facilities.

As well as being an academic site, Thornton also operates as a working science park. With a variety of science and technology based companies on-site, students have the opportunity to gain first-hand insight into working in a professional and career-focused environment.

And if that’s not enough, outside of lectures, you can make use of a range of sport and leisure facilities, including a five-a-side football pitch and fitness centre, coffee shop and canteen.

Life in Chester

From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities