MSc. in Project Management

Helga FOURE JOOPEN, Heand of MSc. Project Management


The Master of Science in Project Management at ESC Clermont in France is a 16 to 18-month master programme taught entirely in English and accredited by the CGE. The programme prepares students to become effective project managers equipped with knowledge, methods, tools and techniques of Project Management. Students will carry real projects under the supervision of professionals and PMI (Project Management Institute) members. Throughout the programme, students will be prepared for the PMI certification and there will be a module of preparation for the CAPM (Certified Assistant Project Manager) certification.

Classes last from October to May, followed by an internship of a minimum of 4 months along with an executive report.

> Ranked in the top 10 Master in Project Management programmes in France
(Eduniversal – SMBG 2017)

> Ranked in the best 40 MSc Programmes degrees in Europe
(Eduniversal – SMBG 2015-2016)


Young graduates and professionals from all backgrounds seeking to reinforce their knowledge, skills and potential as highly effective project leaders who grasp project management concepts and techniques.


  • Taught entirely in English
  • Real projects and certifications: Supervision of project managers and PMI members. Approach to PRINCE2 and PMI certifications.
  • Free annual PMI membership (French chapter)
  • Professional integration: Perform an executive internship acquiring professional experience.


Admission Requirements for international student:

  • A 4-year Bachelor degree or Validated Master 1
  • Proficiency in English (Official TOEFL score of 550 at least, or IELTS 6.0)

  • Semester 1
    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
  • Semester 2
    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
  • Semester 3

    Professional Mission & Thesis

    • Internship Thesis
    • Internship Oral Defense
    • Internship Company Assesment


The teaching staff is composed of veteran professors who generously shared their experiences with us. They provide solid background knowledge, along with great energy and enthusiasm. The conducted discussions, debates, and roundtables made the courses dynamic and lively. Learning is not only interesting but also highly enjoyable.

Mehdi Mezghanni

Mehdi Mezghanni
Engineer and Junior Project Manager

The MSc. in Project Management offers a unique opportunity for students to be exposed to both theoretical and practical case studies.


Training Project Manager - AXA

Team work with classmates from various nations, lectures from professors with hands-on experience in Project management and different subjects in those corresponding fields made the journey a true experience rather than just another study curriculum

Rajkumaar N RAJAN

Rajkumaar N RAJAN
Engineer and Marketing & Communications Assistant - SIFOEE