Study Course EuroMPM - European Master in Project Management (M.A.)

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Description

The European Master in Project Management (EuroMPM) is a study programme implemented at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund and embedded in the consortium of European universities with the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao (Spain), the NTNU in Trondheim (Norway), the Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture in Kiev (Ukraine) and the Kauno Technologijos Universitetas in Kaunas (Lithuania).

The development of competences in international project management is the core focus of the EuroMPM - with core modules in the first 2 semesters, a specialization in the 3rd semester, and a master thesis in the 4th semester (in total 120 ECTS). The course leads students to the Ph.D. entry point by granting a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree.

The curriculum is based upon international standards that are important for project management (IPMA, PMI, OGC, ISO, etc.) and is completely taught in English.

Content & Structure

There are three variations of the study program.

1. EuroMPM-IT-4:

The two year study program comprises 4 semesters of study (120 ECTS).

The first and the second semester of study comprises a total of 10 modules while each module is further subdivided into two courses each.

The third semester comprises the specialization of the studies. There are several options, one has to be selected. The options refer to fields of computer science or business administration. The students have to study two courses and have to write a Project Thesis.

The fourth semester is totally reserved for writing the Master Thesis.

2. EuroMPM-BW-3:

The study program comprises 3 semesters of study (90 ECTS).

The first and the second semester of study comprises a total of 10 modules while each module is further subdivided into two courses each.

The third semester comprises the specialization and the Master Thesis. There are several options of specializations, one has to be selected. The options refer to fields of business administration. The students have to study one module and have to write the Master Thesis.

3. EuroMPM-BW-4:

The study program comprises 4 semesters of study (120 ECTS).

The first and the second semester of study comprises a total of 10 modules while each module is further subdivided into two courses each.

The third semester is a study semester abroad at a university of the EuroMPM Consortium or at a university of their own choice. They have to study 30 ECTS.

The fourth semester comprises the Master Thesis.


Modules for the first semester

  • Project Management - Concept and Phases
  • Project Planning and Risk Management
  • Projects Economics and Control
  • Establish Teams and Organization
  • Quality Management and Standards 

Modules for the second semester

  • Communication and Conflict Management
  • Information, Knowledge, Creativity
  • Project Finance, Procurement, Legal Aspects
  • Change Management - Program and Portfolio Management
  • Social Competencies - Safety, Health and the Environment

The third semester is a semester of specialization in the context of Project Management (except of EuroMPM-BW-4 where this semester is a study semester abroad). For the Students of EuroMPM-BW-3 this semester is also the Master Thesis' semester.

At the moment four specializations are offered of which at least one needs to be selected. Three of these four specializations are taking place in Dortmund. The remaining one is offered by our partner institutions in Bilbao, respectively and can be attended during a semester abroad. These four specializations are:

  • Managing IT-Projects (Dortmund, only for EuroMPM-IT-4)
  • Managing Global Business Projects (Dortmund)
  • Specialization in Quality Management and Sustainability (Bilbao)
  • Specialization in Implementing Project Management in Companies (Dortmund)
Based on capacity and demand there could be changes of the specializations.

The fourth semester involves the Master Thesis and the corresponding colloquium only (EuroMPM-IT-4 and EuroMPM-BW-4).


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Costs

At our university there are no tuition fees. A so-called "semester contribution" of about € 290 per semester must be paid for the use of social and student facilities (student restaurant, student hostels, membership to student union, special-rate student ticket for public transportation in the federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia).

If you need information on financing of studies, please address to the General Academic Counselling (Studienberatung). Information on BAföG (federal student support) will be given by the BAföG-Amt of the Studentenwerk.

Click here for more information about monthly living costs, health insurance, semester contribution, mobility in Dortmund and more.


Accreditation

Accredited by AQAS for the first time in the winter term 2006/07.

Re-accredited by AQAS in the winter term 2011/12.


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