Professional Project Management gives you extensive knowledge of project activities. When you graduate, you will be able to utilize project management methods and tools. The development, leadership, and interaction skills acquired during your studies create the capacity to work in diverse networks and multidisciplinary teams. The programme provides a good foundation for project management certifications.

Promote your career and build up the culture of project management

Developing as a project management expert opens opportunities for new and challenging jobs and positions. You can work in projects in various positions like project manager, project portfolio manager or develop activities and processes of project planning and management in your organisation as an active producer of new skills. The studies also provide an opportunity for networking and exchange of expertise with student colleagues. This helps you to keep your skills up to date later.

Apply in January, start in Autumn 2022

For this Master's degree the application period is 5 - 19 January 2022. Remember to fill in the online application form at by 19 January at 15.00 (UTC+2).

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Personalised study plans

It is possible to build a unique, personal study path in many different ways: the studification of work, the extensive use of master-level courses in JAMK's other Master's degrees, CampusOnline, EduFutura, Enterprise Factory, Future Factory, and other universities and universities of applied sciences. Studies may include competence already completed or acquired elsewhere through inclusion or the identification and recognition of previously acquired competence. 

The degree programme is totally implemented as online training. There are independent and team-based online studies, webinars, online lectures, presentations and seminars.

The studies consist of common courses at JAMK Master School of Management, expert studies in the degree programme, and complementary studies that support the student's learning and career goals. The thesis focuses on expert core competence.

The learning tasks included in the courses are recommended to be adapted to one’s own work and work community. Many work community development activities can also used as learning exercises and projects to be designed, refined and solved during your studies.

The studies consist of common courses at JAMK Master School of Management, expert studies in the degree programme, and complementary studies that support the student's learning and career goals. The thesis focuses on expert core competence.



Master of Engineering, 60 ECTS

Project Management Competence

  • Expertise in Project Planning, 5 ECTS
  • Project Control and Agile Development, 5 ECTS
  • Managerial Accounting, 5 ECTS
  • Leadership Dynamics, 5 ECTS
  • Master Thesis, 30 ECTS

Complementary Competence

  • Master studies that support the student's learning and career goals


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The Degree Programme in Project Management is intended for individuals in a variety of fields who want to broaden their capabilities in project planning, management and leadership roles.

The programme can be applied for in a wide range of engineering degrees, such as mechanical, energy, construction and community, information technology and communications, environmental, logistics, electrical / automation technology, and industrial engineering and management, as well as various degrees in rescue and fire engineering.

The aim of the studies is to deepen your knowledge in different areas of project management. The graduate of the programme can work as a professional project developer in demanding expert and managerial positions, such as project manager, project portfolio manager or director.

Developing as a project management expert opens new and challenging positions and an opportunity to advance your career. As a student, you will deepen your leadership and communication skills as well as networking skills in different roles in projects and various roles within the organisation. As a postgraduate, you can work as an organisational developer and active producer of new knowledge and skills.

During the studies, you can network with experts from different fields and organisations.

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Professional Titles

The professional titles of the graduates on the project management side include:

  • Project Manager, Project Portfolio Manager
  • Team leader
  • Project Engineer, Project Planner, Project Assistant
  • Problem Manager, Capacity Manager, etc.
  • Scrum Master, Product Owner.

The diversity of participants is reflected in the scope of professional titles. Often the title of graduate does not explicitly refer to project management, such as:

  • Production Development Engineer, Production Manager
  • Product Engineer, Product Manager, Product Development Engineer, Design Engineer, Design Manager
  • Process Engineer, Process Manager
  • Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Installation Supervisor
  • Customer Relationship Manager, Customer Relationship Manager, Service Manager
  • Sales Engineer, Sales Manager, Sales Director, Regional Manager
  • Quality Engineer, Quality Manager
  • Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources Consultant, Human Resources Manager
  • Fire Chief, Rescue Officer, Emergency Manager, Fire Inspector
  • Plant Manager, Property Manager, Supervisor, Construction Manager
  • Technical Manager, Training Manager, Trainer
  • ICT Expert, System Designer, Analyst
  • Controller, Buyer, Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Consultant, Energy Expert, Environmental Engineer.

Master's Thesis

The Master's thesis is generally a development project in working life and gets 30 credits. Thus, half of the studies consist of a thesis. Through the thesis, it is possible to develop your own skills and take career goals in the direction you want.

The thesis is a research and development project that constructively develops an organisation's operations, realizes something new and produces new solutions and development. The thesis can also be focused on activities other than the current one or your own work tasks or organisation, in which case it is possible to gain expertise in new types of work tasks or competence in a new field. Thus, the training is also well-suited for those who dream of a career change

Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA citizens

The tuition fee of JAMK for NON-EU/EEA citizens are €9,000 / academic year for master's degrees taught in English. The tuition fee entitles the student to study and receive a degree and to use the normal support services available to students. However, all students have to buy books and other educational material themselves as well as take care of their own travelling and living costs. 

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How to Apply in 2022

A short introduction on how to apply for the programme.

Professional Project Management Apply 5 - 19 January 2022 by 3.00 pm Finnish time


Siistonen Matti

Siistonen Matti

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
Teollisuustekniikka, Industrial Engineering
Teknologia, School of Technology
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