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College of Engineering

Master of Project Management

Type Postgraduate
Credit Hours 30 Hours
Duration 2 Years
Language English
Study mode Part Time
Intake Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Delivery mode Evenings
Campuses Abu Dhabi, Dubai

Overview

Offered by the College of Engineering at Abu Dhabi University in collaboration with Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in the USA, the program is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI: www.pmi.org). 


It will prepare you to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam offered by the PMI, an internationally recognized project management certification. 


Upon completion of the six core courses of the program, you will receive two certificates from Abu Dhabi University: Certificate in Project Management Fundamentals and Certificate in Advanced Project Management.


You will develop an understanding of the latest issues in project management and gain leadership and business skills essential to effective project management including project planning, integration, scope management, resource management, scheduling, costing, and contract management, as well as all the knowledge areas defined in the PMBOK. 


Our partnership with Purdue University


Purdue University is famous for its College of Engineering with many of its engineering disciplines recognized as top-ten programs in the US and with engineering undergraduate and graduate programs consistently ranking high among their international peers.


The university, one of the oldest and most distinguished in the United States, has been highly influential in America's history in fields such as aviation, aeronautical and astronautical engineering having educating 22 US astronauts, including Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan who were the first and last astronauts to have walked on the moon.


Over the years, Purdue University has acquired an international reputation for excellence in its wide-ranging curriculum and diverse research activities.

“ADU has achieved an incredible amount in a short time.”  

"ADU has achieved an incredible amount in a short time. When I arrived at the end of 2015 the College of Engineering had just achieved ABET accreditation for several of its programs and today it continues to develop new programs, improve standards, and create a positive academic culture.  

One of my strengths is the techniques I have developed to effectively manage groups of students with a mix of experience and backgrounds and, of course, I encourage my students to project manage their own learning.”

Dr. Christopher Preece, Professor of Project Management

Tuition fees structure & calculation

Abu Dhabi

Course Type
Total (Aed)
88,200
Credit Hour Cost (Aed)
2,940
Required Credits
30
0
Credit Hour Cost (Aed)
2,940
Required Credits
0

Dubai

Course Type
Total (Aed)
60,000
Credit Hour Cost (Aed)
2,000
Required Credits
30
0
Credit Hour Cost (Aed)
2,000
Required Credits
0

Tuition is based upon the College and/or Department classification as opposed to the course classification or level. Tuition rates for undergraduate students vary from the tuition rates for graduate students.

The tuition fee calculations are an example only and are based on the assumption that elective courses will be taken with the College that the student is taking their major with. However, if the student selects elective courses outside of this College, the total cost payable may increase or decrease to reflect the tuition rate of the College where the elective is delivered.

Costs of books and supplies are not included in the Tuition and Fees. Students at Abu Dhabi University are also required to pay certain fees and other costs to attend the University. Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to change tuition and fee rates at any time. A tuition schedule is published prior to registration for each semester.

For more information, please click here to view the University's tuition fee structure. Fees are subject to change during the year as per government charges and testing bodies.

Career opportunities

The program will prepare you to advance into project management positions in key sectors where project management is an integral part of the business.  Project management is a crucial discipline in many sectors in the UAE economy and graduates of this program can expect to lead and manage projects in UAE project-based industries, as well as regionally and internationally.


The acquisition of a master’s degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in your chosen field. You may use it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of professional training.


Entry requirements

Course outline

College
0 credit hours
Major
18 credit hours
Major Electives
6 credit hours
Open Electives
0 credit hours
Concentration
6 credit hours
Dissertation/Project/Thesis
0 credit hours

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