Project Management MSc (Distance Learning)

Why choose this course?

This course incorporates the latest knowledge and skills across project management theories, tools and techniques. It also provides you with the practical guidance and support to adopt innovative and sustainable practices that will help you to solve some of the biggest challenges facing businesses today.

This course is taught entirely online, enabling you to study from anywhere in the world, fitting around your personal and professional commitments.

The course is future facing and industry focused, delivered by academic experts and practitioners with substantial experience in project management, strategy, innovation, finance and sustainability. You will learn about the latest developments in building sustainability programmes and how to use data analytics to drive innovation and sustainability, as well as new approaches to assessing a broader set of economic benefits that include both social and ecological factors.

We will support your personal ambitions and you will have the opportunity to gain industry relevant certification (e.g. PRINCE2 and Agile) that count towards your degree, as well as a series of micro-credentials that will further develop your employability.

There are many opportunities to expand your industry knowledge and grow your professional network through access to expert guest lectures, networking events and careers workshops.

Please note: this course is still subject to validation. Some course information may not be available at this time.

Mode Duration Start date
Full time 1 year September 2025
Full time 2 years including professional placement September 2025

Please note: this course is still subject to validation.

Main location Kingston Hill

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Kingston Business School is one of only 5% of the world's business schools to be accredited by AACSB International.
  • Delivered by distance learning, your studies can suit your schedule. You will not have to relocate or give up your job.
  • You will have the opportunity to study for industry-recognised certification, such as PRINCE2 and Agile qualifications.

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Kingston Business School Accreditations

Kingston Business School holds the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in recognition of the excellence of its business education. This accreditation has been earned by just 5% of the world's business schools and recognises the high quality and standard of our business degree offerings.

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Specialist careers support

You will take part in an Assessment Centre Experience, providing the opportunity to experience the pathway to employment with tailored feedback to help develop your employability skills for the world of graduate employment.

  • Develop your understanding of the jobs market, including current trends and opportunities, different recruitment processes and how to identify relevant roles
  • Receive personalised feedback reports to help you to improve and progress
  • Access additional webinars on top tips, employer expectations and best practice
Specialist careers support

After you graduate

You will graduate ready for project management roles across a wide range of industries.

Example job titles include:

  • Project manager
  • Programme Manager
  • General Business Manager

You may also decide to continue your studies at Kingston University through doctoral research.

Many graduates decide to use the skills they have learned to set themselves up in business.

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Entry requirements

Typical offer

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and/or suitable experience.

Please note: each application is assessed on an individual basis and may be subject to additional requirements, such as undertaking short course(s), work experience and/or English language qualification(s). Meeting particular minimum entry requirements does not automatically guarantee a place.


All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

Country-specific information

You will find more information on country specific entry requirements in the International section of our website.

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Who teaches this course?

You will be taught by an experienced teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on this course. The team includes senior academics and professional practitioners with industry experience.

Course changes and regulations

The information on this page reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. To improve your student experience and the quality of your degree, we may review and change the material information of this course. Course changes explained.

Programme Specifications for the course are published ahead of each academic year.

Regulations governing this course can be found on our website.