Master of Science by Coursework in Major Programme Management
Differences from 2019/20 to 2022/23
1. Candidates will follow for twenty-four months (part time), a programme of instruction in Major Programme Management.
(a) The title of the dissertation must be approved by the MMPM Programme Committee no later than eight weeks after the end of Module 8.
The dissertation should demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate, implement and present a project in the area of Major Programme Management. The dissertation, not exceeding 10,000 words in length, must be submitted online, as set out in the assessment section of the programme learning platform
, by noon on the first Monday of September at the end of the second year of the course. All material submitted for the dissertation shall be accompanied by a declaration of authorship statement indicating that it is the candidate’s own work.
c) The Research Methods assignment may be submitted as part of the dissertation providing:
(i) it has not been submitted in whole or in part for another degree of the University of Oxford, or a degree of any other university, and the candidate submits a statement to that effect;
(ii) the dissertation itself is substantially new;
(iii) the candidate also submits
both the original Research Methods assignment itself anda statement specifying the extent of what is new.
morethantwelve months after the final meeting of the Board of Examiners, excluding any period of suspension. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the dissertation may resubmit it on one, but no more than one, occasion which shall normally be by Week 10 of the Hilary Term in the following year.
. ]5. The Examiners may choose to examine any candidate or group viva voce.
’suspension of status in this way by the MSc Director.
Schedule of Core Courses
(i) Designing and Managing Successful Programmes
(ii) Major Programme Risk
(v) Commercial Leadership
(vi) Research Methods
(vii) Managing Performance
(viii) Globalisation and Major Programmes