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Our Dual Award course offers an MSc in Project Management (International) from UWS and ISMP Master Degree (Ingénierie des Systèmes et Management de Projet) from the University of Angers (UA), France.

You will examine current practices, issues and trends in the field of project management globally and attain specialist knowledge to enable you to manage international projects to a successful conclusion.

In addition to developing your technical knowledge in project management you will also enhance intercultural and employability skills such as:

  • Critical thinking
  • Analysis 
  • Problem solving 
  • Communication 
  • Research
  • ICT

Study Abroad

UWS offers opportunities for our students to study abroad via our exchange programmes. Periods of studying abroad can be for one or two trimesters and can be within Europe or further afield.

Exchange programmes are set-up through the School and course leadership team. You will study a similar course in the partner university.

Recent research proves that studying abroad is beneficial to personal and professional development. World-wide employers value graduates with intercultural awareness and global competences.

work-related study

Work-related learning opportunities are available if you are a face-to-face student and are delivered through field trips, case studies and a 'live' project at the postgraduate diploma level.


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Entry requirements

What qualifications do you need?

You must normally possess the equivalent of a Postgraduate Certificate in Quality Management.

If you have a degree, or an equivalent qualification or a lesser appropriate qualification, plus equivalent experience gained in industry you are encouraged to apply for the MSc Quality Management and then transfer to the International course after the Postgraduate Certificate. This does not prolong the duration of your studies.

You must also have at least a Higher or equivalent in French. Further language support will be provided throughout our course.

Our course is available to EU and overseas students (full-time only).

If you are an overseas student then you must also meet UWS English language.



If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. Information about the evidence required, acceptable qualifications and test providers can be found on our English language requirements page.

The English language level for this Digital Marketing course is: Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this Digital Marketing course, we offer a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability to entry to this degree.

  • English for University Study - an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level
  • Pre-sessional English - a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree course at UWS and who need to improve their English

Course details

Our course is taught in English and French and structured around a number of core taught modules.

You can expect to study:

MSc Project Management (International) Postgraduate Diploma 

  • Change Management and Leadership 
  • Case Studies in Project Management

Plus two from

  • Advances in Project Management (10 point module) 
  • Financial Resources (10 point module) 
  • Research Design and Methods (10 point module)

MSc ISMP You will also study: 

  • Formation Générale 
  • Management de projet 
  • Qualité Logiciel

Upon completion of our course, you will have developed an independent approach to investigating and presenting findings on a practical problem. All in all you will have the necessary skills and confidence to manage projects with independent judgement and critical awareness.

Learn a language (Optional)

This course also gives you the option of taking a language module, which can count towards your degree. These modules cover ten languages and range from absolute beginner to near-native speaker level. View the language modules on offer.

Teaching and Assessment

A wide range of teaching and learning approaches are used to facilitate and enhance learning within our Project Management (International) course. Depending on whether teaching is face-to-face or online, examples include: 

  • Lectures 
  • Tutorials 
  • Computer laboratories
  • Seminars 
  • Team work
  • Case studies

You will be assessed in a variety of different ways. The below list provides a guide to the types of assessment methods you can expect: 

  • Written examinations 
  • Oral presentation 
  • Written reports 
  • Coursework 
  • Academic posters

Course Structure

Find out more about the structure, learning outcomes, compulsory and optional modules in this course.

Course Structure (17/18)

Additional Costs and Sources of Funding

The costs of attending university are an investment in your future career.

Some courses have additional costs involved which are not included in the tuition fees. These could be for things like study materials, field trips and visits, work placements, protective equipment and uniforms or membership of relevant organisations (for example, professional or regulatory bodies associated with your area of study or career progression).

However, you should be aware that there many external sources of funding your studies (from those designed to support tuition fees to those dealing with cost of living and childcare support).

Please note that for some courses there may be additional costs involved which are not included in the tuition fee advertised. These could be, for example, for study materials, field trips or equipment. Course leaders will be able to provide detail of any additional costs.

You can apply for scholarships and bursaries from UWS, the Government, research councils, funding bodies and employers to financially support your studies.

We offer a wide range of scholarships to our postgraduates, including both home/EU and international students. The University is committed to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence.

For a full list of scholarships including eligibility criteria and how to apply, please see our Scholarships and funding page.

Scottish and EU students can apply to the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish Government.

Rest of the UK students can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loans Company.

Tuition fees for Overseas (non-EU) students are guaranteed for the length of your course. This means that the tuition fee you pay in your first year (shown above) is the same fee you will pay for each year of your course.

For more information please view our complete listing of all ongoing fees for our postgraduate courses.

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course.


You should apply for all UWS postgraduate courses using our online application form.


The first stage of the process is to create an profile; you don't have to complete the application in one session - you can complete it in stages by saving what you do each session and return to complete it at a later date.

Most courses don't have a formal closing date, but they will close when they are full; apply early to avoid disappointment. There may also be funding deadlines that apply to you.

You will need to upload documents with your applications, which may include transcripts and degree certificates.

You can find out more here in our Postgraduate Application Guide.

An ATAS certificate is not required for overseas students applying for this course.


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