MSc IT Project Management

Aston University
In Birmingham (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (England)
  • When:

Equips you with the advanced problem-solving skills necessary for planning, monitoring and controlling software projects

Important information

Requirements: Teaching delivered by both the School of Engineering & Applied Science and Aston Business School Many MSc projects are undertaken with external industrial clients


Where and when

Starts Location
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, England
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Project Management
Project Management
IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

  • BSc Honours Degree in Computing or IT, with at least grade 2:2 (or equivalent). Relevant professional experience will be taken into account.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements 

Duration of programme: 1 year full-time - six months of taught modules on campus and a six month individual project (possibly within industry)
Start date: September

Intake: Up to 25 per year


UK and EU students: £5,600 (2016/17 fee)

International students: £16,850 (2016/17 fee)


You can find out more about our Postgraduate scholarships for international students here.  If you are a UK or EU student, please email for information on funding.

Application details:
Apply for this course online

Contact us:
MSc Programmes Admissions Officer
Tel: +44 (0)121 204 3668
Fax: +44 (0)121 204 3676

Information on visas for international students

This programme aims to:

  • advance knowledge, understanding and skills in professional practice in IT and management of software systems

  • prepare for an effective career with the potential to reach a leadership role

  • provide practical experience of IT projects from the initial analysis of a problem, through design and planning, implementation and documentation in order to prepare for effective participation in the IT industry.

The programme runs for 12 months from October to September with examinations / assessments held in December and March/April. The programme requires the student to undertake seven taught modules, which run between October and March, followed by the completion of a major six-month project of approximately 15,000 words, to be submitted by the end of September. The oral examination of the project is expected to take place within one month of submission.