The Master of Project Management develops expertise in project management across a range of industries. It takes an entrepreneurial perspective to provide a unique focus on managing complex, high risk and innovative projects. The course focuses on planning and delivering high-quality projects, on budget and on time, developing abilities to scope an initiative; control costs; communicate well; act legally and ethically; successfully manage a complex web of employee, supplier and stakeholder relationships; and ensure that a project stays aligned with strategic goals. Learning is integrated within the context of projects for new and established businesses with insights from industry experts. The course design also allows the choice of electives to complete a related business specialisation such as supply chain management or financial technologies.
The Master of Project Management forms the third stage in a nested suite of programs consisting of:
Graduate Certificate of Project Management
Graduate Diploma of Project Management (GD-PM) ^
Master of Project Management (MA-PM1)
^ Students are unable to enrol directly into the Graduate Diploma however it is available as an exit award. (Not available by Admission)
^ Students must complete 6 core units and 2 elective units to be eligible for the Graduate Diploma.
To qualify for the award of Master of Project Management students must complete 16 (or equivalent) units of study (200 credit points) comprising:
- 4 foundation units (50 credit points)
- 8 core units (100 credit points)
- 4 units comprising one specialisation or four electives (50 credit points)
Students with a previous relevant qualification from a recognised institution and/or relevant work experience may be eligible for exemptions from the foundation units or core units. If found eligible, students may be able to complete a total of 100cps (8 units) or 150cps (12 units). Please refer to the course entry requirements for more information. Exemptions for the core units will only be evaluated and awarded at the discretion of the Course Director and Post Graduate Director.
Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Master of Project Management is 100 credit points (normally 8 units). The exception to this rule is for students entering with a Graduate Diploma of Project Management who may be granted up to 125 credit points of advanced standing (normally ten units).