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MSc Project Management

ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management (International)Clermont-Ferrand - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Business Administration, International Management, Project Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 0 €
Course cost: 9 900 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Academic excellence scholarships
  • Apprenticeship contract
  • Bank loan
  • Government grants
  • Paid internship

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 12
Places available per academic year: 25

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 18 months

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years



The MSc. in Project Management is designed for both recent graduates and professionals who wish to increase their knowledge, skills and potential as highly effective project leaders. Students and executives will have the opportunity to increase their competitive advantage by developing essential strategic project management knowledge and skills required in a wide range of industry sectors. The progamme is ranked in the top ten Master in Project Management programmes in France by Eduniversal and among the 40 best MSc. programmes in Europe.
The Programme develops the students' understanding, providing them with methodology and tools in order to plan, execute and projects in numerous business and multicultural environments. Critical thinking, step back and practical application will allow students to gain the skills necessary to manage complex projects covering all aspects from planning, to cost controlling through team project management.
The courses are based on real-life projects supervised by the managers who originally developed them. Students will have the opportunity to prepare the PMI-CAPM certification and become familiar with PRINCE2. Our programme aims at candidates who want to pursue a career in project management including those who already have some professional experience and intend to enlarge their skills.

First semester:
Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Project Concepts & Principles
  • PM Project (First Part)
  • Trends of organizational agility
  • Business Game CESIM
  • Managerial accounting
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Risk-Management in International Business
  • Business Law
  • Mastering Data in Excel

Managerial & Communication Skills

  • Cultural Diversity (Integration Week)
  • Writing and presentation skills
  • Français FLE

Career Development & Counseling

  • Job Marketing
  • Individual counseling
  • Meeting with practitioners (PMI)/conferences
  • Career Days

Second semester:

Core Modules

  • PM Project (2nd part)
  • PM Project (2nd part) - Oral defense
  • Project simulation with PRINCE2
  • MS Project
  • PMI CAPM preparation
  • Project Team Management and Communication skills
  • Supply chain and procurement management
  • Internal and cost controlling
  • Contract Law

Managerial & Communication Skills

  • Thesis Methodology
  • Information systems for managers
  • Français FLE

Managerial Environment

  • Negociation skills
  • Strategic Management

Career Development & Counseling

  • Job Marketing
  • Individual counseling
  • Meeting with practitioners (PMI)/conferences
  • Career Days

Third semester

Professional Mission & Thesis

  • Internship Thesis
  • Internship Oral Defense
  • Internship Company Assesment

Course format: 

  • Full time

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Career prospects:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Business Project Manager or Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneur

Entry requirements

The Master of Science in Project Management open to candidates with:

  • A Master's degree (M1 in France) or an International Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree.
  • An official English TOEFL ITP score of at least 550 (or equivalent)

Those who completed their studies in English are exempted from this required.

Admission criteria: 

  1. Complete the online application on ESC Clermont's website.
  2. We will review your application and ask you to complete a video questionnaire.
  3. If your application is accepted, the ESC will send you a pre-admission letter asking you to confirm your registration
  4. A fee-deposit will be required to validate your registration
  5. We will send you an official admission letter upon receipt of your fee deposit
  6. You may proceed with your visa application on the Campus France website or the French Consulate in your country
  7. Housing will be reserved prior to your arrival in France via the School's partner housing agent, Moversia


Mr Mohamed Elzayadi