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Master of Science in Project Studies – Study flexibly

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc. ) in Project Studies

Registration deadline: 10.10.2022 | Type of service: 01.11.2022

  • Ideal for professionals
  • Sector-specific programme
  • Internationally recognised degree
  • Career advancement & top salary
  • Master in 12 months
  • Low tuition fees

Do you have a bachelor’s degree in any imaginable field of study and aspire to obtain your Masters in an area which you feel would contribute towards your professional and academic development? With Triagon Academy now you can obtain a Masters degree through an systematical design and implementation of a practical or conceptual project of your choice! Once the project is approved by an academic committee you can start working on it immediately.

This Master of Science in Project Studies will provide you with the necessary Knowledge, skills and competence to sucessfuly implement and autonomously deal with new creative projects which will contribute toward local and international sectors.  Our innovative   study model enables students to achieve advanced management, innovation and creative skills within one year of full-time flexible study. Triagon Academy’s established academics will guide you throughout the project design and implementation and instill a culture of self-confidence, autonomy and responsibility which are key to successfully reach the objectives of your chosen project.  

Thanks to our modern blended learning format , your master’s degree at TRIAGON adapts to your job, your private life and your everyday life.

All our degree programmes are accredited, internationally recognised and bologna-compliant.

Overview

Degree: Master of Science in Project Studies
Duration of study: 2 semesters (12 months)
European Credit Transfer: 90 ECTS credits
Studymodel: Full-time – can be combined with work
Study concept:

Blended Learning Format:

  • Online studies with e-learning and webinars via our learning platform
  • Application-oriented attendance phases usually on weekends
Studienorte: Ismaning (near Munich), Berlin, Unna (near Dortmund), Vienna, Hamburg, Mannheim, Frankfurt am Main
Seal of quality: Accreditation by the MFHEA
Tuition fees: 9,850 € (starting price; flexible payment models possible)

What is the Master of Science in Project Studies about?

A successful project is based on several components.   Careful planning, clear objectives, proper communication, adequate budget controls as well as compliance with time limits are  essential.

This programme of study will systematically prepare you to create research-based diagnosis to problems related to the design and implementation of a specific project by integrating knowledge from the respective field of study and autonomously produce appropriate judgment with limited or incomplete information. Such competence is key for future professionals who want to advance in their careers and contribute towards a specific profession, be it Science, Humanities Technology, Social Science or Economics.

The exciting thing about this degree program: Through interdisciplinary strategies, you can contribute your expert knowledge to almost any professional practice.

In addition, you will acquire the ability to assess  conceptual and practical project implementation methods while ensuring the sustainability of your project. Through the knowledge acquired from both the theoretical and practical elements of this programme, you will be able  to make professional decisions in the most effective and efficient way.

During the course of your Master’s studies,  we will teach you all  the professional skills and soft skills required to prepare you for any possible progression in your career.

Register now for your Master of Science in Project Studies at the TRIAGON Academy !

Expert opinion

“In today’s world, being innovative and creative will put you in a far better position than any other individual who fosters a more traditional corporate culture. Thanks to the interdisciplinary course of study with a conceptual or practical project focus, our graduates are excellently equipped for the requirements of the globalized labor market. The Master of Science by Project is a unique opportunity that allow students to undertake an enquiry into a topic of his or her own choice and, based on this enquiry, develops an extended original project which can lead to an extremely positive impact to a specific sector.”
Glen Farrugia

Expert opinion

“In today’s world, being innovative and creative will put you in a far better position than any other individual who fosters a more traditional corporate culture. Thanks to the interdisciplinary course of study with a conceptual or practical project focus, our graduates are excellently equipped for the requirements of the globalized labor market. The Master of Science by Project is a unique opportunity that allow students to undertake an enquiry into a topic of his or her own choice and, based on this enquiry, develops an extended original project which can lead to an extremely positive impact to a specific sector.”
Glen Farrugia

Recognition and accreditation of the degree programme

This programme is accredited by the Maltese Authority for Continuing Education and Higher Education (MFHEA) at level 7 of Malta’s National Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.

TRIAGON Academy is accredited (and licensed) as a higher education institution (license number: 2018-021) by the Maltese Authority for Continuing Education and Higher Education (MFHEA) and is entitled to offer academic programmes at levels 6 (Bachelor), 7 (Master) and 8 (Doctorate).

Flexible mix of online and presence

Our blended learning concept is based on a mix  of online courses and your presence at Camp Europe’s outdoor training campus in Walsrode (DE).

During your studies, you can expect:

  • Online learning platform for your self-study
  • Extensive online library
  • Virtual Classrooms
  • Webinars
  • 6-month attendance phase (outdoor training program)
  • Case study-based learning
  • Own project work

 You can flexibly combine the Master of Science in Project Studies with your job and family.

Our study concept takes into account the special requirements of current industrial and sectoral needs. A large part of the practice-oriented coursework is aimed at the application of theoretical knowledge and methods in your professional practice.  We also keep an  eye on your personal development.  This is strengthened by learning and reflection techniques, your exchange with fellow students and your individual support.  In doing so, we rely on supervision and study coaching.

In all modules, virtual  classrooms and interactive teaching methods are  offered  via our online learning platform. In this way, you train your key competencies and deepen your professional content.

For the supervision of your project work or if necessary a personal coaching, you can  arrange individual appointments with your tutors at any time  . Your Master’s degree is flexible and adapts ideally to your life.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our student advisory service at any time – we will help you!

Course of study and contents of the Master in Project Studies

The study program is focused on the areas creative project development and project implementation.  This programme includes 3 taught modules that you complete one after the other.  As part of your studies, and in order to successfully complete the study programme, you will need to independently  plan, develop and implement of a project of your choice depending on your chosen project area.

In  the first taught module, you conceive, design and carry out a substantive, original independent empirical research to design and evaluate the feasibility of a practical projects in an area. This module shall provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to autonomously transform research elements into practical ones.

The second taught module is based on current international developments in the field of project management and implementation. The content shall draw from specific case studies which aim to cover those field of studies which you wish to specialise in, either Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics, Science or Technology. This module will enable you to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies required to manage and implement a specific project by applying the core principles of project management and implementation.

Last but not least, you will delve into theoretical studies in specific area of your choice. This module involves comprehensive discussions of a representative range of theories commonly encountered across Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics, Sciences and Techonology. These theories are then systematically explored through the critical evaluation of research and project work that illustrates active and autonomous uses of these ideas to solve specific problems in project development within the respective fields of study

Basic skills that you acquire in the Master in Project Studies

  • Professional and action research, presentation & discussion of views, trends & possibilities
  • Application of various models for the planning & development of practical or conceptual projects
  • Competent use of communication media (especially digital channels to promote projects)

Your modules:

1. Advanced research methods

In this module you will design and conduct  empirical research independently.  In this way, you will learn to design and evaluate the  feasibility of a practical project. The research refers, depending on the chosen focus, to a project in the field of natural sciences, technology, humanities, social sciences or economics.

Your learning objectives:

  • Ability to translate research elements into practical projects
  • Demonstration of own competencies
  • Application of research skills & execution of data analysis
  • Understanding the complexity of conducting project research
  • Research Skills & Communication Skills
  • Critical assessment capability

2. Project implementation and management

This module focuses on current international developments in the field of project management and project implementation.  
In terms of content, it is based on specific case studies of your chosen project focus.

Your learning objectives:

  • Knowledge, skills and competences for the implementation of specific projects
  • Core principles of project management
  • Effective management strategies for project development
  • Analysis of one’s own behavior during project implementation

3. Theoretical Studies in The Arts and Humanities (Elective to choose one out of three)

In order to  provide you with comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge, this module focuses on theories and methods of the arts and humanities. In terms of content, you will discuss and research theories that are often found in the arts and humanities.

Your learning objectives (as part of modules 3-5):

  • Research & assessment of subject-specific theories
  • Critical evaluation of research and project work
  • Solving specific project development challenges
  • Verfassen Tools Forschungsaufsatzes

4. Theoretical studies in science and technology (Elective to choose one out of three)

In order to build up your knowledge repertoire, you will deal with representative theories  of science and technology in this module.  The aim is to provide you with knowledge, skills and competences in relation  to scientific and technical theories and methods.

Your learning objectives (as part of modules 3-5):

  • Research & assessment of subject-specific theories
  • Critical evaluation of research and project work
  • Solving specific project development challenges
  • Verfassen Tools Forschungsaufsatzes

5. Theoretical Studies in Social and Economic Sciences (Elective to choose one out of three)

In this module you will acquire knowledge and experience with regard to social and economic theories and methods.

Your learning objectives (as part of modules 3-5)::

  • Research & assessment of subject-specific theories
  • Critical evaluation of research and project work
  • Solving specific project development challenges
  • Verfassen Tools Forschungsaufsatzes

6. Final Project

With your acquired key competences, you will be able  to design  a comprehensive project proposal and carry out a practical project of  your choice independently.

Your project proposal should  include the following elements:

  • Scientific literature on your chosen project
  • Development, management and implementation methodology
  • Schedule

Of course, you will be  supported individually in supervisionssitzungen  during the  entire course of the project.
 You  will finally  present the results of your project as part of an academic project report.

 

Study location: where can I get my Masters degree in Sport & Exercise Science?

The program is an online program at the beginning so you can join all the classes from wherever you are. Triagon provides an online learning platform including a online library which includes everything you need for your study. Additionally, you get access to a number of scientific articles that you can use for your studies.

Due to the combination with the outdoor training program from Camp Europe you need to be in Germany for the 6 months between march and September. You will mainly stay in a Camp Europe outdoor center in Germany (Walsrode). Click here for more information

 

How to complete the Master in Project Studies

According to the requirements of the modern business world, the Master in Project Studies is  initially a purely online/Blended course of study. So you can flexibly participate in all courses, no matter where you are.

To ensure optimal learning conditions, you will have round-the-clock access to our modern online learning platform with a comprehensive online library.  This gives you access to scientific articles that you  can use for your studies.

Target group and personal requirements

Would you like to know whether the Master in Project Studies is a good fit for you?  The following characteristics are helpful prerequisites for your studies with us:

  • You identify yourself with responsible activities
  • You are passionate about leadership tasks, problem identification & decision-making
  • You have good self- and time management
  • Organization is your strength
  • You are open to learning through self-reflection, analysis, feedback & supervision
  • Your English skills are at a good level (globalized working environment)

The Master in Project Studies is a consecutive course of study for Bachelor graduates. But a lateral entry is also possible – if you have another degree or professional experience, just contact us.

Your studies at TRIAGON – as flexibel as your life

In developing our study program, we have  taken into account that  life circumstances change over time.  That’s why with the Master in Project Studies we offer  you  the opportunity to adapt your studies to your life.  Studying at TRIAGON is   easy at any age as well as with a family. Barrier-free study is of course also possible with us.

For further information and an individual consultation, please contact us at any time.  

Your study programme tasks at a glance

Through the competences offered by this programme, you will become expert in the implementation of projects. You define the project framework, document the planning, organize the implementation and are also responsible for financial resources.  

The Master in Project Studies provides you with important leadership skills and valuable know-how about time management and advanced problem solving.  Communication will be your strength.

 

  • Project definition
  • Project organization
  • Communication
  • Leadership of teams
  • Project planning and implementation
  • Project Controlling & Documentation
  • Creation of technical analyses

Your future prospects as a graduate of the Master in Project Studies

Since the topic  of project management is of essential importance  for almost every company  , there are  excellent opportunities on the job market for graduates of  the  Masters in Project Studies.  For professionally trained project managers, there are numerous career options.

Which career opportunities you have  with your completed studies, you can see here on a blick:

  • Project Associate
  • Project Manager
  • Creative Programmes Officer
  • Creative Programmes Manager
  • CCI Service Entrepreneur
  • EU Funds Project Manager
  • Policy Officer

Your salary prospects as a project manager

Already as a career starter: you earn with a Master’s degree in Project Studies compared to other starting salaries in the higher range. So  you start in a junior position with an average gross salary of up to 4000 € per month.

Since the professional field of a project manager is so diverse, your annual salary with a completed degree and some professional experience is also  open to the top.  Larger companies pay their top candidates up to  €108,000 per year.

With an industry-standard salary expectation of € 68,829 on average, you are a project manager in a very good salary class.

 

Admission requirements

For admission to  the Master in Project Studies, the Maltese regulations apply:

  • An MQF/EQF level 6 full qualification obtained from a recognised College/Institute/University in Science or Technology Humanities, Social Sciences or Economics (depending on the field of study/project the learner chooses to focus)
  • Applicants who are not native English speakers are required to provide evidence of English fluency equivalent to an IELTS of 6

We are happy to check your admission free of charge and without obligation. Feel free to contact us by e-mail beratung@triagon.mt or telephone +49 (0) 89 / 45 35 218-0.

Tuition fees and financing

The tuition fees are 9850 €.

Tuition fees can be paid monthly or per semester.

There are numerous ways to finance your studies. The simplest variant of study financing is the part-time study. Here
you work alongside your studies and earn money to finance the tuition fees.

In addition, a number of public and private financing options can be used.

We are happy to advise you in detail and individually on the subject of financing your studies.

FAQ: Frequently asked questions

What exams are required?

As a rule, the focus is on a practical work (project, case study, etc.)  including a written assignment. Typical forms of examination are presentation,  documentation (e.B.  Learning portfolio), the report, the term paper or the project portfolio and reflective journal.

If you are studying part-time, we make sure that you can relate to your professional practice. In addition, your personal commitments will of course be taken into account in the extent of your written work.

Does a Master’s degree entitle me to take up a doctorate?

Yes, after successfully completing the Master’s degree in Project Studies , you can start your studies as a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).

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