Why should you join the MAPS College Master of Project Management?

  • Fully accredited by MQA
  • Complete the fast-track programme in just 12 months, and start applying your new skills immediately. 
  • Value for money with flexible payment options
  • Practical learning to help apply knowledge in the workplace immediately
  • Available fully online or face to face. You choose the mode of study that fits your lifestyle.
  • Evening class timings. All classes take place after 6pm, to support those already in employment. 

Course Description

The Master of Project Management (MPM) programme is designed to develop your expertise in planning, executing, and overseeing complex projects across various industries. The programme’s comprehensive curriculum encompasses essential aspects of project management, including risk management, budgeting, stakeholder communication, and strategic planning, ensuring you are well-equipped to lead projects to successful completion. With guidance from seasoned professionals, a collaborative learning environment, and extensive networking opportunities, our MPM programme provides both the theoretical foundation and practical skills necessary for effective project leadership. Choosing our MPM programme means investing in your future as a proficient project manager, ready to drive efficiency and innovation in any organisational setting.

Awarding Body
This qualification is awarded by MAPS College

MNQF Level
Level 9 Masters Degree

Entry Requirements

Applicants who wish to join the Masters of Project Management must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completion of a related Bachelors Degree at MNQF Level 7 OR
  • Completion of a related Graduate Diploma at MNQF Level 8 OR
  • 25 years old, completion of a related MNQF Level 5 qualification, 7 years of relevant experience (of which 3.5 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 5 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Program. OR
  • 25 years old, completion of a related MNQF Level 6 qualification, 6 years of relevant experience (of which 3 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 6 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Program.

Course Structure

  • Research Methods
  • Leadership and Change
  • Strategy and Competition
  • Advanced Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Managing and Developing People
  • Operations Management
  • Management, Control and Governance of Projects
  • Dissertation

Duration: 1 year

Credits: 120 credits

Intakes: September and April

Mode of Study: Online or Face to Face (Male’ Campus only)

Course Assessments

All subjects will be assessed by time constrained written examinations and assignment. Assessments are rooted in real life and practical workplace scenarios to enable learning to be transferred to the workplace. Later assessments allow for greater integration and synthesis.  

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.


Students who complete the MAPS College Master of Project Management course may use it as a standalone professional qualification or progress on to a Doctorate degree programme.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.