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Master of Project Management

Approved Abbreviation: MProjMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3752.2

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 096605K


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing 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 generic or discipline-specific project management skills (Graduate Diploma), or to continue to progress with advanced research skills with a Masters’ degree.

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

Course Advice

NameEmail
Professor Srinath PereraSrinath.perera@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applicants seeking to specialise in the Construction, Engineering or Information Technology specialisations must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or higher degree in the construction, engineering or information technology discipline areas.

Applicants seeking to complete the generic Master of Project Management must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or higher in any discipline plus three years minimum work experience in project management related roles.

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

ST3067Construction
ST3059Information Technology
ST3060Engineering
SP3007Project Management (Generic Program)

Exit Awards

Note: 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

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 2)

Spring session

301192Risk Management and Decision Making
301193Strategic Project Management
301191Project Procurement Systems

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 4)

Year 2

Autumn session

301055Research Project A

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

Choose two of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 2)

Spring session

301056Research Project B

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

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 4)

Mid-year intake

Year 1

Spring session

301192Risk Management and Decision Making
301193Strategic Project Management
301191Project Procurement Systems

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 4)

Autumn session

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

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 2)

Year 2

Spring session

301055Research Project A

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

Choose two of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 4)

Autumn session

301056Research Project B

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

Choose two of

Specialisation Unit (Construction, Information Technology or Engineering Unit)

Generic Unit

Management Unit (offered in Quarter 2)



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