Technology Project Management - MSc/PgD/PgC 

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Course Overview

Technological innovations are typically managed through the medium of a project. This programme enables a student to explore issues from conception of a technology via its implementation to eventual adoption. The course considers the state of the art in technology delivery and covers a range of contemporary technology project management themes.

Course Content

The programme has nine core modules:

Four foundational 10 credit modules:

  • Technology Adoption
  • Technology Project Management
  • Technology Legal Issues
  • Team Software Development Project

Four specialist 20 credit modules:

  • Business Analysis
  • End User Computing Risk Management
  • Project Management Theory and Practice
  • Project Management Case Studies

Four specialist 20 credit modules:

In addition, one 20 credit module, 'Research Methods for Technology Projects', is undertaken in preparation for the self-managed element.

120 credits from these may result in the award of PgD; 60 credits from these may result in the award of PgC. The MSc requires all nine modules and completion of a 40 credit project.

Modules are delivered through lectures, tutorials, practical workshops and invited speakers.

Employability & Careers

The blend of more generic project management competencies with specific technological awareness will provide a solid foundation for a future career as a manager of technological projects.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have one of the following:

A Honours degree at least 2:2 or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Information Systems or Business Studies

Five years relevant work experience

Applicants from other backgrounds will be considered on an individual basis

Key Facts

Campus: Llandaff

School: Cardiff School of Management

Course Length:
MSc: minimum one year full-time or two years part-time
PgD: minimum two years part-time
PgC: minimum one year part-time

Assessment:
Assessment is by coursework, including written assignments and presentations, and examination.

Selection Procedure:
Selection for this course is through an application form and where necessary an interview.

How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made direct to the university via our self-service facility. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.
 
International Applicants:
Before making an application, international students (those outside of the EU), should contact the International Office at Cardiff Met to discuss the necessary procedures in relation to studying with us. For further information visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international.

Tuition Fees and Financial Support:
For up to date information on tuition fees and the financial support that may be available. Please refer to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees.

Postgraduate Scholarships:
The university also offers a postgraduate scholarship scheme to help students whilst at university. To see if you are eligible, visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/scholarships.

Contact Us

For general enquiries please contact the Student Recruitment Team on 029 2041 6044 or email courses@cardiffmet.ac.uk

For course specific enquiries, please contact the programme leader, Dr Steve Marsh:
Telephone No: +44 (0) 29 2041 7155
Email Address: smarsh@cardiffmet.ac.uk

See Also:
Cardiff School of Management Website