This programme is not available for application any longer.

The Master's Programme in IT Project Management is provided entirely at a distance and enables you to choose the time and place for studies. The idea is that the program will be available to all, regardless of where you are located in the world. The training is ideal for anyone wishing to continue their education or to combine work with study, but has limited ability to regularly attend lectures and seminars.

With a Master's degree in IT project management from Stockholm University, you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to run projects as a project manager in the field of Information and Communication Technology. You learn the necessary tools such as project planning, economics, agile models, negotiation techniques, corporate law and much more.


Graduates of the programme will be eligable for positions as project managers in almost any field within the IT industry, in large or small organisations. Graduates may also enter Ph.D. programmes for a research career.

Programme outline and study pace

This programme is given as an online master, which means that you have the opportunity to study a master in your own country, either at full-time (100%) or part-time (50%) study pace, fitting your situation and specific needs.

All courses will be available through our learning platform giving students the freedom of being location independent. Teachers and tutors will give students support and feedback. You are able to read this programme via the learning platform with no campus meetings or lectures in Stockholm.

Flexible study pace

The programme is somewhat flexible but it is suggested to follow the programme outline for each study pace. When the course is scheduled, you will get feedback, help and results on your assignment and group work from the teacher. If you decide to read the course outside the programme outline, you have to wait until the next time the course is scheduled to get the feedback and result.

Complete outline for The Master's Programme in IT Project Management 100% study pace

Complete outline for The Master's Programme in IT Project Management 50% study pace

More information about the programme

Credits: 120
Language: English
Duration: 2 years
Study form: Distance
Begins: Autumn

Admissions requirements

Bachelor’s degree (fil. kand) with at least 60 hp in the field of Computer and Systems Sciences or equivalent.

Language proficiency

Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or:

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)- Academic Module: Overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no section below 5.5).
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • Paper Based: Overall minimum score of 575 (with minimum score 4.5 in the written test)
    • Internet based : Overall minimum score of 90 (with minimum score 20 in the written test)
  • University of Cambridge and Oxford: Certificate in Advanced English or Diploma of English Studies