PROJECT MANAGEMENT POSTGRADUATE

DISSERTATION OF THE YEAR

This category recognises distinction grade dissertations that demonstrate relevance to the project profession.

The category is open to entrants from all sectors involved in master’s level study. To be eligible to enter this category the masters degree must have been awarded in 2020 or 2021. A dissertation may only be entered into this category once. Entrants can be members or non-members of APM, from both in and outside of the UK.

Entries should take the form of a 100-word statement demonstrating how your dissertation is significant to the project profession. This should be accompanied by the full dissertation as a PDF document and a letter from the entrant’s supervisor and/or external examiner confirming that the degree has been awarded.

 

  Category criteria 

Weighting 

Significance to the profession

15% 

Demonstration of excellent knowledge and understanding

Demonstrates understanding of key concepts and frameworks. Draws on a wide range of relevant material and literature whilst demonstrating a good grasp of the key issues. Demonstrates an appreciation of the limitations of relevant material and literature.

25% 

Demonstrates ability to apply understanding and knowledge

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the application of standard and advanced techniques, and their limitations.

25% 

Excellent presentation throughout including exemplary citing/referencing of material/literature used

10% 

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