Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
2 Years
Masters (MSc)
NFQ Level 9 Major Award | PMI GAC
Faculty: Kemmy Business School
Course Type: Taught, Professional/Flexible, Online
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Name: John Kelly.
Email: Telephone: +353 61 213407
Name: Maria O'Connell.

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Brief Description

This programme uses a flexible on-line delivery to equip experienced project professionals with skills, knowledge and understanding of project and programme management as a means of delivering sustainable benefits to contemporary organisations.  The MSc Project Management & Programme Management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Centre for Project Management Education Programmes (GAC).

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The GAC Accredited Program seal is a mark of Project Management Institute, Inc

Programme Mission

MSc in Project & Programme Management – Mission Statement 

To equip experienced project professionals with skills, knowledge and understanding of project and programme management as a means of delivering sustainable benefits to contemporary organisations. 


The Centre for Project Management have been delivering specialist, professional project management education for over 20 years. This 2 year, part time, fully online, level 9 masters course is fully accredited by the University of Limerick and the PMI-GAC (Global Accreditation Center). This programme is aimed at post experience project professionals  looking for a recognised qualification in project management and programme management.

Project Management a core function for progress

Project management expertise is at the core of helping organisations perform. Now, more than ever, with the speed of change, globalisation and technology advancements, organisations need to be able to change and adapt quickly and efficiently.  Projects are becoming more complex as they cross teams, disciplines, geographies, cultures and borders, therefore the demand for and demands of project and programme managers is increasing.

Designed to Meet Demanding Schedules

Helping you balance the demands of work, study and family life. Project management professionals need the best education they can find and they need the recognition that comes with a high level, international, university accreditation.  But the challenge is how to fit such study in around the demands of work and family life. To help meet this challenge we created one of the world’s most advanced, flexible practical and effective online masters courses in project and programme management.

Delivered 100% online. 

A central interactive platform hosts the complete syllabus.  Students can access course materials anytime, anywhere. Our online model is proving unprecedented levels of interaction and engagement amongst our international students guided by academic and industry experts.


Prior to starting the programme, learners participate in a 2 week on-line induction.

Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
  • Project & Programme Management:  Science and Principles
  • People & Behaviour in Projects
  • Project and Programme Planning and Control
  • Project Leadership & Governance
  • Programme Value, Risk and Decision-Making
  • In Company Project
 Year 2
  • Strategic Management and Programmes
  • Knowledge & Information Management in Project Environments
  • Commercial Management of Projects
  • International Project Management
  • Research in Projects & Organisations
  •  Research paper


MSc in Project  Programme Management (Online) - Student Data – GAC


Applicants for a Master’s programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.

In addition this programme requires a minimum 4 years experience working in a project environment.

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Our Masters in Project and Programme Management is one of few PMI GAC-accredited, online masters programmes worldwide. Students who complete this masters acquire an internationally recognised, PMI GAC-accredited level 9 university degree.


  • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable).
  • A copy of your passport or birth certificate (long document).
  • A copy of your most recent CV.
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
  • If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
  • If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
    • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
    • English language competency certificate

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EU - €8,770 per annum

Non- EU - €8,770 per annum

Further information on fees and payment of fees is available from the Student Fees Office website. All fee related queries should be directed to the Student Fees Office (Phone: +353 61 213 007 or email

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Our graduates are project professionals with  minimum of 4 years experience working in a project environment.  We have had unprecedented levels of satisfaction and feedback from our learners on the MSc in Project and Programme Management.  To view some examples from our learners that have benefited from the MSc in Project and Programme Management click here


MSc in Project  Programme Management (Online) - Student Data – GAC