All Location

Mogadishu-Somalia

Duration

1 year

Earliest Start Date

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Application Deadline

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Languages

English

Study Type

Online

Pace

Full Time / Part Time / DL Online

Tuition Fees

$

Course description

The MSc in Project Planning and Management prepares students for a professional role in a wide range of projects by providing students with an understanding of both the people-related and technical requirements necessary for the successful management of projects, as well as the organizational and strategic aspects.

This MSc is one of MSc courses within the Management of Projects Group of Programmes. The other MSc courses are: Commercial Project Management, Construction Project Management and Engineering Project Management.

The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering has a long history of delivering project management related masters courses and the staff who deliver the programme are drawn for a wide variety of backgrounds and industrial experience.

Teaching and learning

The Management of Projects MSc is a full time course which is studied 12 months, starting in September each year. The course comprises eight taught course units, each worth 15 credits, and a research dissertation worth 60 credits. In addition, the Applied Project Management unit is course-specific unit which uses simulation exercises supplemented by guest speakers to provide students with hands-on practical experience of managing a project throughout its life cycle.

Assessment of the taught part of the course is via a combination of formal written examinations and coursework assignments, which will include group work and oral presentations. Some assessment is based on online material provided by the Association for Project Management (APM).

Coursework and assessment

Assessment is by taught examinations, coursework, assignments, group assessment and presentations.

Course unit details

You will study a total of 180 credits during the course.

Requirements

The university is open to all students who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Copy and original of Secondary, University Certificates and Transcripts
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Application Letter
  • CV and Experience Letter
  • Admission fee $
  • Passport sized photos
  • File
  • Pass entry exams.

Course Structure:

Semester One

Subject Code

Subject Name

1001001

Conflict analysis and resolution in project planning and management

1001002

Data analysis methods in project planning and management

1001003

Fundamentals of project planning and management

1001004

Information systems management in project planning and management

 

Semester Two

Subject Code

Subject Name

1002006

Internship practicum

1002007

Methods and techniques of project planning

1002008

Project analysis and selection

1002009

Project cycle and stakeholders management

 

Semester Three

Subject Code

Subject Name

20010011

project financing, contracting and procurement in project management

20010012

Project implementation and control

20010013

Project monitoring and evaluation

20010014

Project risk assessment and management

 

Semester Four

Subject Code

Subject Name

20020016

Research Methodology

20020017

Research methods for project planning and management

20020018

Scholarly skills and academic writing

20020019

Strategic management

20020020

Thesis

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