Masters in
Project & Programme

Advance your career with our 100% online, global masters programme.

2 Year
Part Time
Level 9
University Degree
Next intake

September 2021

Why Choose This Course?

Our PMI-GAC accredited, global leading Online Masters in Project & Programme Management strengthens both project and programme management expertise, with an immersive, collaborative virtual learning environment and a focus on practical, skills-based learning.

Project and Programme Professionals

The online masters ensures that you stand out from the crowd as a progressive project management professional. As well as deepening your PM knowledge, this world-class qualification will strengthen your capability to lead large-scale projects and programmes.

Expect to accelerate career progression into a more senior, strategic role such as Global Project Manager, Head of PMO, Programme Director or CIO or even a project or programme role in a whole new industry.

Professional gains:
  • Establish cross industry project management capabilities
  • Develop wider business skills and knowledge
  • Learn how to manage and lead projects in a global context
Personal gains:
  • Assert yourself as a leading expert in a growing field of employment
  • Immediately improve commercial results for your organisation
  • Increase employment opportunities with a world-class qualification

Project-Driven Functions

Project management is not just for project managers. Many professions and roles have direct responsibilities for leading projects or require heavy involvement with project teams.

The online masters complements your specialist expertise with a strategic skill set, strengthening your impact on commercial results and enabling career progression into a more senior role, into a dedicated project/programme role or into a different industry.

Professional gains:
  • Deepen your project and programme management expertise
  • Complement technical expertise with an in-demand, advanced skill set
  • Build wider business skills and knowledge including H.R., leadership and governance
Personal gains:
  • Enable career progression to a more senior role
  • Open up wider career opportunities for your future (cross-industry or cross-function)
  • Significantly increase your earning power

100% Online, Collaborative Learning Environment

Developed with flexibility in mind, the online delivery model of the programme fits your busy schedule by letting you decide when and where to complete your coursework. Our online virtual classroom offers an immersive learning environment, with active interaction and collaboration with classmates and lecturers from around the world. Gain perspectives, insights and opinions from your global community of classmates, who come from a vast range of backgrounds, cultures and sectors all around the world, enabling a unique, diverse learning experience.

Online Delivery

Develop Multi-Sector Project and Programme Capabilities

This masters course develops a complete range of project and programme management skills and knowledge, on a global, multi-sector scale. An innovative and challenging masters programme, it will strengthen your strategic thinking and capability to lead large-scale projects and programmes in any industry worldwide.

Course Overview

PMI GAC & Masters Accreditation

We are one of few PMI accredited online masters programmes worldwide. Students who complete this project and programme management MSc acquire an internationally recognised PMI GAC-accredited University of Limerick masters degree and more than enough credits to also apply for PMP qualification with the PMI.


Practical Learning Model - Go Beyond Theory and Tools

Our global leading project and programme management masters programme goes beyond tools, theories and frameworks, delivering real-life, practical learnings and skills that you can immediately apply to your current role. The course content is developed in collaboration with industry-leading project and programme management experts and is designed to give you the practical skills and best-practice understanding needed to succeed in any business sector today.

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Build Wider Business Knowledge and Acumen

The course content doesn't just centre on global project management principles. It also includes a focus on additional wider business areas such as leadership, governance, business strategy, international relations, commercial impact and more. These broader business knowledge areas are explored from both academic and practitioner perspectives, with experienced lecturers and industry experts at the forefront of their fields.

Skills You'll Gain

Strengthen People Management Skills

Facilitating progress and ensuring effective project and programme management requires effective management of people, an element often overlooked on project and programme management courses. The interactive and collaborative structure of this Online Masters in Project and Programme Management helps you develop the softer people management skills necessary for effective communication, engagement and direction of the various people you’ll be working with, virtually or in person, around the world.

Skills You'll Gain
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What Our Students Say

Martina Graduate, Project Manager, ON Semiconductor
“The course brought together all of my previous learnings and experience and gave me a Masters qualification with credible accreditation.”
Martina Corbett, Project Manager, ON Semiconductor
Aidan Cafferky, Graduate - Online Masters in Project and Programme Management
"The practical knowledge and skills and cross-industry PM capabilities that I developed on the masters were key to my progression to a new Global Program Manager role."
Aidan Cafferky, Program Manager, New Product Development, Thermo King - Ingersoll Rand
Online Project and Programme Management Masters Graduate
"The masters gave me the opportunity to collaborate with peers worldwide and get insights and perspectives into handling projects in different industries, on a global level."
Rajesh Subraya Aiyandra, Senior Package Design Manager, Dialog Semiconductor


Our Masters in Project & 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.