Course

Master of Project Management

Approved Abbreviation: MProjMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3752.1

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 096605K


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


This program is aimed at preparing future workforce with solid knowledge and application of key project management concepts and practices in varied professions and cultivating their competencies. It is expected that graduates from the programme will be proficient in domain specific customising of a project management life cycle and developing comprehensive project plans involving cost and quality control, managing risks and stakeholders and developing efficient schedules while being able to act as an effective communicator within a project team setting. Students have the option to graduate with core project management skills only (Graduate Certificate), to continue to obtain discipline-specific project management skills (Graduate Diploma), or to continue to progress with advanced research skills with a Masters’ degree.

Western Sydney University is an official Academic Partner of ICCPM: students are eligible for appropriate membership benefits.

Study Mode
Two years full time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Xiaohua (Sean) Jinxiaohua.jin@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or higher in computing, engineering or construction discipline areas.

For a student to successfully complete this course they will need to have a knowledge of computing, information technology, construction or engineering and experience with Microsoft Office suite of programs or equivalent.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Students must complete

  • Six 10 credit point and two 20 credit point core units
  • Six 10 credit point specialised units

Students must have enrolled and completed one Specialisation in

ST3058Construction
ST3059Information Technology
ST3060Engineering
SP3007Project Management (Generic Program)

Exit Awards

Students may exit with the 3760 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management (120 credit points) or 3759 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management (60 credit points) on completion of the relevant units as specified in the course structure. Please refer to the links below for details.

3760 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management

3759 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Recommended Sequence

Start-year Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

301187Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders
301194Financial Management of Projects
301195Time and Quality Management

Quarter 2 session

51240Project Management

Spring session

301192Risk Management and Decision Making
301193Strategic Project Management

Specialisation Unit 1 (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Quarter 4 session

Specialisation Unit 2 (Business Unit)

Year 2

Autumn session

301055Research Project A

Note: 301055 Research Project A is a 20 credit point unit

Specialisation Unit 3 (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Quarter 2 session

Specialisation Unit 4 (Business Unit)

Spring session

301056Research Project B

Note: 301056 Research Project B is a 20 credit point unit

Specialisation Unit 5 (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Quarter 4 session

Specialisation Unit 6 (Business Unit)

Mid-year Intake

Year 1

Spring session

301192Risk Management and Decision Making
301193Strategic Project Management

Specialisation Unit 1 (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Quarter 4 session

51240Project Management

Autumn session

301187Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders
301194Financial Management of Projects
301195Time and Quality Management

Quarter 2 session

Specialisation Unit 2 (Business Unit)

Year 2

Spring session

301055Research Project A

Note: 301055 Research Project A is a 20 credit point unit

Specialisation Unit 3 (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Quarter 4 session

Specialisation Unit 4 (Business Unit)

Autumn session

301056Research Project B

Note: 301056 Research Project B is a 20 credit point unit

Specialisation Unit 5 (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Quarter 2 session

Specialisation Unit 6 (Business Unit)



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