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MSc in Major Programme Management

MSc in Major Programme Management

Class profile

Participants on the MSc in Major Programme Management represent all industry and public sectors, and in addition to typical hard infrastructure programmes, such as airports or power plants, participants may be involved in any type of ‘soft’ programme from mega-events to ‘big science’. These include delivering government policy to international education or health projects; or expanding a business from an SME to a large corporation.

The Oxford MSc in Major Programme Management draws together a truly diverse mix of exceptional participants from around the world. Participants are likely to be senior managers seeking to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge to lead, procure, design or manage successful, transformational programmes:

  • Although we ask for a minimum of seven years' professional experience, participants typically have more than ten years’ experience, and the average of the current cohort is 19 years' work experience
  • Participants learn as part of a highly experienced and qualified group from across the world with 19+ countries represented in the current cohort
  • Our application requirements list a good first degree or equivalent professional qualification, 66% of the current cohort already hold at least one other Masters degree
  • The unique group offers an unparalleled opportunity for peer to peer learning, high-level discussion and international networking.

Job titles held by participants in recent cohorts include:



Consultant Systems Engineer


Director, Business Integration

Director, Programmes

Finance Director

Founder and CEO

General Manager

Head of Programme Project Manager

Head of Technology Projects

Head, Private Equity

Managing Director

Operations Director

Operations Planning Manager


Principal Consultant

Programme Director

Programme Manager

Project Controls Lead

Project Manager

Senior Account Manager

Senior Auditor

Senior Project Manager

Vice-President, Global Solution Delivery



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