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




Total units of credit (UOC)



UNSW Canberra

Indicative Enrolments


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 Recognition

Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Entry requirements

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.



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree


*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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