Develop the skills to achieve effective project outcomes 

Effective project management is essential in all industries. The UL Online MSc in Project & Programme Management will equip you to plan, manage, and monitor projects on a global, multi-sector scale.

Enabling you to solve problems creatively, manage resources effectively, and lead your team confidently to realise complex projects on-time and within budget.

Skills you’ll gain

Critical thinking

Hone your critical thinking and decision-making skills for effective project management in today’s uncertain business environment. Learn how to adapt new ideas and frameworks to suit different contexts.

Problem solving & decision making

You’ll develop strategic problem-solving skills using real project scenarios to structure problems, seek out facts, engage with others, develop solutions and implement recommendations.


You’ll learn processes to identify a research problem, design an approach to investigating problems, conduct an empirical investigation, analyse results, and present findings.

Business management

You’ll develop the business skills needed to align projects and programmes with the strategic needs and objectives of organisations.

Leading and managing teams

Learn to lead with confidence in both face to face and virtual settings. Harness your team’s potential to keep projects on-time and to budget. Every time.

Performance management

You’ll develop effective planning skills to define scopes and develop realistic schedules and budgets while meeting the objectives of the project.

Effective communication

You’ll enhance your skills to effectively communicate project information to stakeholders and the team. Enabling you to lead and manage your team successfully.

Managing risk

Every project involves risk and uncertainty. You’ll learn how to accurately identify, analyse, and respond to risks over the course of a project.


You’ll develop key facilitator skills such as establishing roles, conducting group sessions, taking input, presenting balanced findings and applying these in real project settings.


You’ll develop and practice negotiation skills both within the project team and external to the team with other stakeholders, sponsors, contractors etc.

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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