Course

Master of Project Management

Approved Abbreviation: MProjMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3752.3

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 096605K


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


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is Spring 2020 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

For commencement year Spring 2019, please refer to: 3752.2 Master of Project Management

For commencement year 2018, please refer to: 3752.1 Master of Project Management

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
Course AdviceBuiltEnviornment@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

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

Accreditation
This program has accreditation with Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). Accreditation with Project Management Institute (PMI), Australian Institute of Building (AIB), Engineers Australia (EA), Australian Computer Society (ACS), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) will be sought.

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 discipline.

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

Note: use the Specialisation links above for lists of the Specialisation and Management Units

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 (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Management Unit (from your specialisation and offered in Quarter 2)

Spring session

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

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Management Unit (from your specialisation and offered in Quarter 4)

Year 2

Autumn session

301055Research Project A

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

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Quarter 2

Management Unit (from your specialisation)

Spring session

301056Research Project B

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

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Quarter 4

Management Unit (from your specialisation)

Mid-year intake

Year 1

Spring session

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

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Management Unit (from your specialisation and offered in Quarter 4)

Autumn session

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

Choose one of

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Management Unit (from your specialisation and offered in Quarter 2)

Year 2

Spring session

301055Research Project A

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

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Quarter 4

Management Unit (from your specialisation)

Autumn session

301056Research Project B

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

Specialisation Unit (chosen from Construction, Information Technology, Engineering or Generic specialisation)

Quarter 2

Management Unit (from your specialisation)



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