MSc Project Management Top-Up- Inclusive of Level 7 Pathway Diploma


The MSc Project Management programme is designed to show people from any discipline or degree how to manage projects. This program aims to identify, develop and perform essential skills and techniques needed for expertise in Project Management.

The programme focuses on enhancing graduate and practicing engineers' knowledge and skills in relevant management skills, principles, and procedures. This course equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to contribute to project management research significantly.

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Business Strategy, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by the School of Business and Technology London. The second phase is the MSc Project Management Top-Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The university has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough), as well as they are partnered with institutions around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • Assignments and Project
  • No examinations
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Applicant without a bachelor's degree but holding significant managerial experience will be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis.
  • Further, candidates are also required to demonstrate their English language proficiency.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Phase 1 - Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Business Strategy

Programme Structure

Mandatory Units

  • Unit 703: Strategic Marketing

Unit code: M/506/9074

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit will explore the fundamental models, techniques, and theories that form the marketing foundation and can contribute to achieving strategic objectives. Additionally, it will impart learners with a critical comprehension of the marketing function within intricate organizations.

  • Unit 704: Finance for Managers

Unit code: D/506/9071

TQT :150           Credit :15

The focus of this unit is to assist learners in comprehending and effectively utilizing financial information and data. This unit holds significance for learners as it underpins informed decision-making.

  • Unit 705: Strategic Direction

Unit code: D/506/9068

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit will delve into an organization's strategic aims and objectives, emphasizing their importance in establishing direction and gauging success and progress. Furthermore, the unit will examine how various strategic options may prompt the organization to alter its course.

  • Unit 706: Strategic Planning

Unit code: Y/506/9070

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit focuses on the importance of the strategic planning process in crafting suitable strategies and creating a plan that garners support from stakeholders and other organizational leaders. Additionally, the unit addresses the critical evaluation of the program and its subsequent success.

  • Unit 707: Creative and Innovative Management

Unit code: H/618/0795

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit equips the learner with the knowledge to acknowledge the significance of creative and innovative management concepts for organizations, as well as the skills to put this understanding into practice effectively.

  • Unit 708: Managing Corporate Responsibility in the Wider Business Environment

Unit code: K/618/0796

TQT :100           Credit :10

This unit offers the learner insight into how legislation and global integration impact the decisions, policies, processes, and activities carried out by organizations.

Specialism Units

GENERAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALISM

  • Unit 701: Research Method

Unit code: Y/506/9133

TQT :200           Credit :20

The objective of this unit is to enhance the learner's knowledge and comprehension of academic practices and research methodologies. It employs a problem-based learning approach to cultivate practical proficiency in areas relevant to educational practice and research within business and management.

  • Unit 702: Development as a Strategic Manager

Unit code: J/506/9064

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit seeks to foster organizational and self-awareness in learners. It establishes the groundwork for a self-critical and reflective approach to personal development, which is crucial for learners operating at a strategic level. Additionally, it considers broader organizational and environmental factors, recognizing their role as contributors to the overall strategic success of both the individual and the organization.

 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SPECIALISM

  • Unit 709: Contemporary Human Resource Management

Unit code: Y/615/3304

TQT :100           Credit :10

The objective of this unit is to empower learners with the capacity to comprehend and assess the influence of internal and external environmental factors on organizational strategy and people management. Additionally, it aims to enable the learner to analyze various organizational contexts and devise strategies to address these ecological forces while recognizing the role of HR professionals in contributing to this process.

  • Unit 710: Resourcing, Talent Management and Development

Unit code: K/615/3307

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit aims to cultivate proficiency in comprehending and analyzing employment markets and demographic trends to devise and execute effective, ethical, and fitting strategies for resourcing, retention, talent management, and development. Additionally, it will explore the potential and constraints of learning and talent development policies and procedures in shaping and attaining objectives at the national, organizational, group, and individual levels. Learners will evaluate the pivotal role of HRM professionals in formulating, implementing, and assessing strategic planning pertinent to employee resourcing, talent management, and development.

  • Unit 711: Performance Management

Unit code: M/615/3308

TQT :100           Credit :10

The objective of this unit is to empower learners with the knowledge to grasp the key factors that impact employee performance across all levels within an organisation and how these factors can be effectively managed. Additionally, it aims to equip learners with the understanding to create and execute suitable HR practices and strategies aligned with Performance Management.

 

FINANCE SPECIALISM

  • Unit 712: Business Finance

Unit code: R/618/8634

TQT :100           Credit :10

This unit seeks to enhance students' knowledge and comprehension of management accounting techniques tailored for small businesses. It also introduces students to applying management accounting information in effectively managing small companies through planning, organizing, executing, and controlling activities.

  • Unit 713: International Financial Management

Unit code: Y/618/8635

TQT :150           Credit :15

This module fosters students' comprehension and expertise in investments beyond national boundaries. It delves into matters that transcend domestic economies, encompassing the handling of foreign currencies and addressing international economic and cultural disparities. As a result, this module provides students with the skills needed to navigate the intricate realm of international finance.

  • Unit 709: Contemporary Human Resource Management

Unit code: Y/615/3304

TQT :100           Credit :10

The objective of this unit is to empower learners with the capacity to comprehend and assess the influence of internal and external environmental factors on organizational strategy and people management. Additionally, it aims to enable the learner to analyze various organizational contexts and devise strategies to address these ecological forces while recognizing the role of HR professionals in contributing to this process.

 

MARKETING SPECIALISM

  • Unit 714: Customer Growth Marketing

Unit code: D/618/8636

TQT :100           Credit :10

The primary objective of this module is to conduct a critical examination of the tools and methods employed to achieve successful customer growth across various contexts. Through this, students will cultivate an essential grasp of the factors that shape consumer behaviour and assess relevant literature and theories elucidating consumer motivation and customer relationships. Additionally, students will be able to scrutinize an organization's marketing strategy and showcase the implementation of crucial concepts, elements, and tools within the business environment.

  • Unit 715: Advanced Strategic Marketing

Unit code: H/618/8637

TQT :150           Credit :15

The Marketing Strategy module builds upon the pre-existing knowledge that students and practitioners have regarding marketing principles. It aims to empower candidates to suggest strategic approaches to emerging market trends. It encourages them to contemplate the repercussions of marketing and its interplay with other facets of the organization.

  • Unit 709: Contemporary Human Resource Management

Unit code: Y/615/3304

TQT :100           Credit :10

The objective of this unit is to empower learners with the capacity to comprehend and assess the influence of internal and external environmental factors on organizational strategy and people management. Additionally, it aims to enable the learner to analyze various organizational contexts and devise strategies to address these ecological forces while recognizing the role of HR professionals in contributing to this process.

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALISM

  • Unit 716: Planning, Controlling and Leading a Project

Unit code: K/618/8638

TQT :150           Credit :15

This unit is designed to acquaint learners with the practical aspects of initiating and overseeing a project. Additionally, it will familiarize them with the unique challenges of project management in the global business landscape. The unit encourages critical thinking about project management, viewing it as a complex, process-driven cultural system that is continually evolving through the collaborative efforts of high-performing teams. With an increasing number of firms engaging in project development and management activities, acquiring a sound understanding of efficient project management becomes crucial. Learners will delve into the roles and responsibilities of project team members and examine various levels of management skills, placing special emphasis on success factors, monitoring, and control.

  • Unit 717: Procurement Risk and Contract Management

Unit code: M/618/8639

TQT :100           Credit :10

The objective of this unit is to empower students with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of procurement. It emphasizes the significance of recognizing and mitigating risks associated with procurement and contract management. Additionally, learners will cultivate a critical appreciation for the various legislative frameworks that play a crucial role in procurement and explore frameworks for assessing risks within the procurement context.

  • Unit 718: Advanced Project and Logistics Management

Unit code: H/618/8640

TQT :100           Credit :10

The goal of this unit is to enable the learner to grasp the concepts of portfolio management and its related characteristics. It will also delve into the significance of having a Project Management Office, exploring the stages of establishing an effective PMO. Additionally, learners will assess the supply chain ecosystem and evaluate IT frameworks suitable for managing the complexities of logistics and the supply chain.

 

Phase 2 - MSc Project Management Top-Up

Programme Structure

  • Project Management Systems                                    
  • Project Management Techniques                          
  • Dissertation (Major Project)

 

Delivery Methods

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Business Strategy, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by the School of Business and Technology London. The School of Business and Technology London offers flexible learning methods, including online and blended learning, allowing students to choose the mode of study that suits their preferences and schedules. The program is self-paced and facilitated through an advanced Learning Management System. Students can easily interact with tutors through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System for course material discussions, guidance, assistance, and assessment feedback on assignments. School of Business and Technology London provides exceptional support and infrastructure for online and blended learning. Students benefit from dedicated tutors who guide and support them throughout their learning journey, ensuring a high level of assistance.

The second phase is the MSc Project Management Top-Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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