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One Year Master’s Programme in IT Project Management

The focus of the program is project management in the field of IT and on light weight models such as Kanban, Scrum and the like. The program will help you establish a solid foundation in project management knowledge and skills.

The Programme is provided entirely at distance and enables you to choose the time and place for your studies. The idea is that the program will be available to all, regardless of where you are located in the world. The training is ideal for anyone wishing to continue their education or to combine work with studies, but who has limited ability to regularly attend lectures and seminars.

This is a half-time study pace online programme with no Campus meetings or lectures in Stockholm Sweden. The programme takes two years to complete.

  • Programme overview

    You will find detailed course information, list of course literature, schedule and start date on the course information page at "Courses and timetables". Select semester in the drop-down menu and search by course name.
    Courses and timetables

    Programme outline
    The program is offered online as part time studies in order to fit different types of students’ life-situations. We will start by examining digitization as a catalyst for change in our society simply because a lot of what we as IT professionals will be doing is related to digitization. The program will then make the connection between business strategies and IT strategies through the project portfolio. This should serve as a solid foundation for the coming courses that will focus more on skills and the craft of project management. Coupled with leadership and methodology courses, this should give you a very strong and competitive base to build a career on.

    Year 1

    1st semester

    Mandatory courses 2 x 7,5 credits

    Strategies, Benefit and Alignment 7,5 credits
    Empirical Research Methodology for Computer and Systems Sciences 7,5 credits

    2nd semester

    Mandatory courses 2 x 7,5 credits

    Digital Business Strategies and Change Management 7,5 credits
    Project Management Methods and Theory 7,5 credits

    Year 2

    3rd semester

    Mandatory courses 2 x 7,5 credits

    Organization, leadership and change management 7.5 credits
    Course description will be available soon.
    Monitoring and Controlling IT Projects 7,5 credits

    4th semester

    Master thesis 15 credits


    Previous version of the program

    If you were accepted up to and including Autumn 2021, you will find your program overview here

  • How to apply

    This program starts each autumn semester. 

    Please note that it is only possible to apply for this programme in the first admission round (mid-October to mid-January). The programme is not open for admission in the second admission round.

    Find answers to the most common questions regarding application, requirements and study format (distance or campus). FAQ Master's programmes

    Selection process

    Additional eligibility criteria

    The merit rating is based on the following selection criteria.

    Selection criteria:

    • Grades of academic courses.
    • Motivation letter – motivate why you want to study this programme. Maximum one A4. Submit the letter together with your supporting documents at Please note that the motivation letter is mandatory.

    The Admission board will not consider recommendation letters or CV.

  • More information


    Find the degree awarded for this programme in the syllabus, either in the right sidebar (desktop) or below (mobile device).

    Please note, that you can only be awarded one bachelor’s degree, one master’s degree (60 credits) and one master’s degree (120 credits) in computer and systems sciences from our department.


    Research subjects at the department with relevance to the program:

    Business Process Management and Enterprise Modelling
    Digital Transformation and Governance
    E-Government and E-Democracy

  • Career opportunities

    Graduates of the programme will be eligible for positions as project managers in almost any field within the IT industry, in large or small organisations. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career.

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