The Master of Sustainment Management degree provides students with an opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of the managerial and technical skills and expertise relevant to planning, acquisition and sustainment of complex technology and systems over their life cycles. You will also develop ability to procure capability according to organisational strategy and to develop appropriate implementation and sustainable plans.

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Total units of credit (UOC)



UNSW Canberra

Indicative Enrolments


Why choose this degree?

With its structure of core and elective units, this degree encourages students to have an end-to-end approach for managing capability.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree is designed for postgraduate scholars and professional managers who want a more detailed understanding of the managerial and technical skills and expertise relevant to planning and acquisition of complex technology and systems.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Acquisition manager
  • Asset manager
  • Sustainment manager

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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