Overview

The Master of Construction Project Management will teach you modern management methodologies and how to apply them across the different phases of the construction life cycle. It will give you an advanced understanding of the body of knowledge in construction project management, including established theories and recent developments, and you will learn to apply these principles to new and complex buildings and infrastructure. During your study you will execute a research-based or professional project, undertake a capstone experience or complete a piece of work involving substantial scholarship. You will emerge with improved proficiency to meet construction management challenges both now and into the future. This is offered as a 1.5-year or a one-year degree, depending on previous studies and experience.

Program Code

8121

CRICOS Code

085910C

Total units of credit (UOC)

72

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

56

Why choose this degree?

The Master of Construction Project Management is accredited by the Australian Institute of Building and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. The degree’s flexibility and practicality will prepare you to manage projects with successful real-world outcomes in time, cost, value, safety and sustainability.

Who should choose this degree?

Students seeking careers in construction and project management, as well as those seeking a broader base to careers in architecture, property development, urban planning and facilities management will take this degree.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Property Development
  • Value Management
  • International Project Management

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Entry requirements

For the 1.5 year (72 UOC) program

Undergraduate degree with a credit average in a related field OR Undergraduate degree in any field with a credit average plus 3 years construction industry experience at a managerial level OR Graduate certificate in CPM with a credit average\ For the 1 year (48 UOC) program

Additionally, students who meet one of the following criteria will receive advanced standing of 24 UOC. They will not be required to undertake BENV7020 Research Seminar (6 UOC), REST0018 Research Project (12 UOC) and one 6 UOC elective.

Undergraduate Honours** degree with a credit average in a related field OR Undergraduate Honours** degree with a credit average in a unrelated field honours plus 3 years construction industry experience at a managerial level OR Masters degree with a credit average in a Related field Related field: Studies in built environment disciplines, engineering, business or law.

**Definition of an Honours degree: An Honours degree consists of usually a year-long research program as part of a Bachelor's degree, either as an addition to a general Bachelor’s degree or an embedded program in the final year of a specialised Bachelor's degree. In the Honours degree, students shall complete selected courses within a supervised program of research (either field, laboratory, archival exploration or design based), and produce a high-quality research thesis or design work which is marked/graded. The Honours degree requires students to demonstrate advanced disciplinary knowledge through independent or self-directed research and critical thinking as required by the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) level 8.

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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