Overview

The Master of Project Management provides students with an understanding of and advanced analytical skills in the key areas required to manage a project including: integration management, scope management, communications management, risk management, quality management, schedule management, cost management, HR management and procurement management. There is a strong emphasis on extending skills and knowledge and vocational experiences to enable graduates to apply their high-level understanding to real-world problems within any industry.

Program Code

8595

Total units of credit (UOC)

48

Campus

UNSW Canberra

Indicative Enrolments

390

Why choose this degree?

The Master of Project Management provides understanding and advanced analytical skills in the key areas required to manage a project. The knowledge and skills learned can be applied in different industries, and the program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Who should choose this degree?

The Master of Project Management is designed for professionals and postgraduate scholars who want to develop a deeper understanding of the principles and practices of project management and to strengthen their skills in this area. It is open to students with a background in any discipline.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Project manager
  • Program & Portfolio Manager
  • Business managers
  • Procurement officer
  • Schedule analyst
  • Cost analyst
  • Engineering manager

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Entry requirements

Have met the requirements of a four year Bachelor degree or a Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate area with a major in a same or related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution; or Have met the requirements of a Graduate Diploma from UNSW in a same or related discipline or an equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution; or Have met the requirements of a three year Bachelor degree in a cognate area at pass level, which includes a major in a same or related discipline, from a recognised tertiary institution, and have completed at least three years relevant full-time work experience; or Submit evidence of academic and/or professional qualifications and/or related work experience which is determined by the relevant Program Authority to be acceptable grounds for admission into the degree.

Additional selection criteria

On applying for entry to the MProjMgt program, a student maybe eligible to apply for RPL for courses that have completed in a previous postgraduate program at UNSW or at another university. If they have completed a previous masters program, they may be eligible for up to four courses (24 UOC or 50% of the requirements of the MProjMgt).

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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