MSPME - Master in Strategic Project Management (English)

The Master in Strategic Project Management (European), or MSPME, is a unique 16 month programme that takes an international perspective on the strong and growing demand for strategic thinkers who can implement core business activities and competitive strategies in public, private and voluntary organisations.

language English
type Full time
intake September
length 16 months
location MIP Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Heriot-Watt University (UK), Umeå University (Sweden)
tuition fee 12000 € for EU students 15000 € for Non-EU students
university requirements 3 years Bachelor degree (minimum 180 ECTS)


The course offers a balanced programme of professional training at postgraduate level supported by the most recent research in the field over a 16-month full-time study period.

The course attracts applications from high calibre students from all around the globe and it offers participants an opportunity to study in a highly international context attending 3 institutions over the course of the programme. The course is jointly offered by MIP Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Heriot-Watt University, UK, and the University of Umeå, Sweden to award an internationally recognised multiple degree.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarships are available for this programme.

Degree awarded:

  • Master Universitario di Primo Livello in Strategic Project Management from Politecnico di Milano
  • Master of Science in Strategic Project Management (European) from Heriot-Watt University
  • Master of Science in Management from Umeå University.

Study Locations

Milan is a city rich in history and culture and it hosts an array of events, exhibitions and trade shows which attract international visitors all year. It is a key centre for business and hosts a large international business community and some  of the most successful companies in Italy were established in Milan, including Alfa Romeo, Pirelli and Prada.

Edinburgh is one of the world's great cities and is renowned as a centre of learning and discovery. World famous for its festivals and devoted to theatre, film, books, music, science and politics, the city attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. Studying here is a stimulating and inspirational experience.

Umeå is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden and successfully balances its environmental commitment to being clean and green with its trade and industry ambitions. Having attracted some of the world's most creative and enterprising businesses to the region, communications industries are now particularly well established in Umeå.


Eduniversal Best Masters and MBA Rankings 2014-15
Master in Strategic Project Management (European) - Ranked N°18 out of Top 200 in Engineering and Project Management, Western Europe