Why Us?

Develop skills to manage complex projects with confidence

The UL online MSc in Project & Programme Management helps you take control while providing the skills to manage complex projects with confidence. This flexible, fully online programme will hone your decision-making, providing proven systems for effective project management in today’s uncertain environment.

What will you gain?

Professional Gains

Strategic thinking

Enhance your critical thinking and develop superior analysis skills for more informed decision making.

In-demand skills

Deepen your project and programme management expertise. Develop an advanced skillset for improved project efficacy.


Expand cross-industry expertise, enabling you to deliver innovative, world-class project management, in any sector.

Global outlook

Strengthen your understanding of cultural and business differences worldwide to lead projects successfully on a global scale.

Leadership qualities

Harness your team’s potential. Learn to lead with confidence and achieve project goals with accuracy.

Personal Gains

Personal effectiveness

Boost your assertiveness and resilience with project and programme management skills that translate to any area of your life. Enhance your creativity, focus on collaboration, and strengthen your approach to risk taking.


Respond to accelerated change with confidence. Enabling you to realise personal and professional goals successfully in today’s uncertain and rapidly shifting business, social and economic climate.

Career progression

Fast-track your career with in-demand skills for progressive project management. Explore new opportunities and embrace senior roles with cross-sector expertise that will increase your earning power.

Why choose this programme?

With a mix of on-demand lectures and interactive tutorials, our two-year PMI-GAC accredited master’s degree delivers practical skills you can apply from day one. Learn the tools to manage resources effectively; develop leadership qualities; and build cross-sector expertise. Enabling you to realise complex projects on-time and within budget. Every time.

Flexible study programme

Available entirely online, this flexible, part-time course is designed for busy professionals. Enjoy an immersive learning experience that fits around work and family commitments. Students can access course materials anytime, anywhere, enabling you to easily accommodate study around your schedule.

PMI-GAC accreditation

Our online Master’s in Project and Programme Management is PMI-GAC accredited. Study for this globally recognised qualification and simultaneously earn a three year cycle of PDU credits towards your PMP certification with the Project Management Institute. 

High calibre qualification

Accelerate career progression with a level 9 master’s degree from University of Limerick’s Centre of Project Management. This internationally recognised qualification will advance your career and open opportunities.

Build cross-sector skills

Strengthen strategic thinking and improve your flexibility with cross-industry knowledge. Learn the tools, frameworks, and processes to improve your decision-making skills. Our programme will equip you to manage complex, projects on a global scale, in any sector.

Improve people management

The collaborative nature of this online master’s programme will strengthen your people management skills, helping you to listen, communicate, and lead more effectively. Develop the soft skills for effective leadership, helping you direct and motivate your team towards completion.

Broaden business knowledge

A wider understanding of business principles will enhance your project management capabilities. The UL CPM MSc will expand your expertise by covering topics such as governance, business strategy, international relations, and commercial impact. Helping you accurately align projects with your organisation’s strategic objectives.

Develop an international outlook

Active interaction with classmates from around the world will broaden your perspective, exposing you to new insights and diverse opinions. Study international project management principles alongside people from different backgrounds, industries, and cultures for a wider understanding of global dynamics.

Expert lecturers

Developed in collaboration with industry leading project management specialists, the UL CPM master’s is delivered by high calibre lecturers. With a mix of on-demand lectures and virtual tutorial sessions, you will enjoy tuition from experts in their field, providing both practical skills and best practice understanding.

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Learn more about the UL online MSc in Project & Programme Management modules, fees and accreditations.

What our Graduates Say

The Masters opened doors in my career, it provided me invaluable insights into the process of project delivery and the role leadership, governance, organisational culture and how people ultimately deliver successful projects.

Patrick O’Brien MSc CEng MIEI – Project Manager – Cytiva

The course helped me to understand how different industry deals with and executes transformation using programme and project management methodology and structures.

Jackie Glynn, Technology Solutions Director with Optum (United Healthcare Group) 

The course helped me to understand how different industry deals with and executes transformation using programme and project management methodology and structures.

Paul Fogarty, Global Head of PMO for ING

PMI-GAC Accredited Course

Globally recognised for its excellent standard of teaching, the UL online MSc in Project & Programme Management is PMI-GAC accredited. This university level 9 master’s degree also provides more than enough credits to apply for PMP qualification with the Project Management Institute.
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