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Project Management / Bainistíocht Táirgí

Course Title: Master of Science in Project Management

Honours degree (level 8 award on the NQF) or equivalent from a recognized awarding body or an equivalent professional qualification at grade 2.2 or above.

Applicants require a minimum of five years relevant business experience.

This course is suitable for people working in project management in a variety of different environments and from a variety of backgrounds. Applicants who do not meet the minimal entry requirements may be considered for entry by the Exceptional Entry sub-committee.

A minimum of 6.5 on IELTS for those whom English is not their first language.

Non EU applicants must have documentary proof of Irish residency or an Irish work permit to be eligible to apply. It is the responsibility of the candidate to maintain such eligibility across the life cycle of the programme.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate courses satisfying the minimum entry requirements is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the course of study applications will be assessed on their academic grades and work/life experience may also be considered. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific courses.

The course has been designed by a team of Project Management experts to meet the current and future needs of organisations in dealing with Project, Programme and Portfolio management initiatives.

The course is suited to high-potential applicants from all industry sectors who wish to develop their capabilities in the field of project management. The course is open to experienced project managers who will normally have a minimum of five years professional work experience in project management or a related discipline.

Employers’ preference is to recruit project managers with academic qualifications and industry certification. The TU Dublin MSc Project Management is unique in addressing this challenge. The modules are closely aligned to internationally recognised certifications including CAPM®, PMP®, Microsoft Project PRINCE2® and Agile Project Management. It consists of four taught semesters and an individual consultancy project which is normally undertaken in each participant’s own company.

This course is delivered at our city centre campus in central Dublin. It is designed to allow busy professionals to combine work and study through its block delivery format normally over two days per month.

Project management represents one of the fastest-growing professions in the world with significant opportunities for rapid career advancement. Change, risk and uncertainty are now an everyday reality in public and private sector organisations. As organisations attempt to do more with less there is an ever increasing importance on project management capability as a competitive advantage and the vehicle to deliver corporate strategy.

Project Management graduates are in demand across all industry sectors including:

  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare
  • Entertainment
  • Finance and insurance
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Utilities

Please note due to the great demand for our courses early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response.

Semester One

  • Project Planning Systems
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Team Building & Leadership

Semester Two

  • PMBOK Framework
  • Project Analytics
  • Corporate Governance & Law
  • Speaker Series & Case Studies 2

Semester Three

  • PRINCE 2
  • Delivering Complex Projects
  • Project Finance 3

Semester Four

  • Individual Consultancy Project

Lectures normally take place two full days per month – Friday & Saturday from September to May.

The course comprises four taught semesters and an individual consultancy project in semester four.

Applications are now open - Apply Online

TU Code



Level 9


Master of Science


2 Years

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

January 2024


City Centre: Aungier Street

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Aungier Street


€4,750 per year

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Course Chair: John McGrath