Master Programme (one year) in Project Management
The Master's programme in Project Management is about leadership in temporary groupings; about planning, leading and completing projects; about organizing entire activities so that you make the best use of the project work form. The programme's combination of project management methodologies and how the project work itself is conducted at individual and group level, provides a good basis for developing knowledge, skills and abilities in leading and organizing projects in a modern society.
Upper Secondary Swedish course 3 or B or Swedish as a Second Language course 3 or B and English course 6 or A or equivalent and a general or professional Bachelor's degree in any area of at least 180 credits or corresponding qualification from abroad.
Course of study
|Semester 1||ECTS credits|
|Team Development in Project Environments (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Perspectives on Project Management Methodology (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Semester 2||ECTS credits|
|Leadership in Project Environments (Obligatory)||7.5|
|The Project-orientated Organization (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Semester 3||ECTS credits|
|Scientific Theory and Research in Project Environments (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Perspectives on Project Management (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Semester 4||ECTS credits|
|Project Management - Master's Thesis (one year) (Obligatory)||15|
Elective course: Students are free to choose among certain alternative courses, often depending on their choice of specialisation.
Optional course: Students are free to choose any course offered at Karlstad University or at other universities. Courses listed are examples of recommended or frequently chosen courses for a specific programme.