Programme Structure

Module Number

Module Title Credits
Core Modules
RES604 Qualitative research methods and paradigms 30
RES605 Quantitative Methods 30
RES606 Research Design and Planning 40
Subject Study Modules  (any 4)
MGT601 Management of Knowledge in Projects 20
MGT602 Managing Large Programmes 20
MGT603 Managing Projects for Innovation 20
MGT604 Organisations, Projects and Sustainability 20
MGT605 Project Dynamics and Complexity 20
MGT608 Evolutionary Project Management 20
MGT607 Project Financing 20
Total Taught  Module Credits 180
Additional Skills (non-credit)

Students may need to successfully complete a number of hours of training through special sessions to develop competence and skills in targeted areas relevant to scholarly activity and project management practice as discussed with their Director of Studies.

Dissertation/Thesis (360 credit hours)

This element of the programme comprises the planning, development and submission of a doctoral research thesis of 60,000-80,000 words. The student will carry out a major research investigation. The student will work under the supervision of a Director of Studies and second supervisor from BUiD and an external academic advisor. The PhD thesis will be expected to make a distinct and original contribution to the knowledge of the topic addressed.

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