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Master of Project Management

Approved Abbreviation: MProjMgt

Western Sydney University Course Code: 3752.4

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 096605K

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 2021 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 2020, please refer to: 3752.3 Master of Project Management

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 students for a future workforce by cultivating their competencies, knowledge and application of key project management concepts and practices in various related professions.

It is expected that graduates from the program will be proficient in customising a domain specific project management life cycle and developing comprehensive project plans involving cost and quality control, managing risks and stakeholders in addition to developing efficient schedules while being able to act as effective communicators 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.

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.


Minimum admission requirements to this course are an undergraduate degree or higher in any discipline.

This course has three Pathways (A: Research, B: Coursework, C: Work Placement) with two streams per pathway (generic or specialisation) based on previous study.

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.

Studies in related areas will be considered by the Director of Academic Program.

Additional Information

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. 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 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.

International students currently completing an Australian Year 12 in or outside Australia, an International Baccalaureate in Australia or a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3 must apply via UAC International.

All other International applicants must apply directly to the 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.

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

Course Structure

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

Students must complete six 10 credit point core units (total of 60cps)

301187Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders
301194Financial Management of Projects
301195Time and Quality Management
301191Project Procurement Systems
301192Risk Management and Decision Making
301193Strategic Project Management

Students must choose one of the Pathways below (total of 40 cps)

A3043Master of Project Management - Pathway A - Research
A3044Master of Project Management - Pathway B - Coursework
A3045Master of Project Management - Pathway C - Work Placement

Students must also choose between a Specialisation stream or a Generic stream (total of 60cps)

For the Specialisation stream students must complete three 10 credit point Management alternate units and three 10 credit point specialised alternate units

For the Generic stream, students must complete three 10 credit point Management alternate units and three 10 credit point generic alternate units

ST3059Information Technology
SP3007Project Management (Generic Program)

Exit Awards

Students may exit with the 3786 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management (120 credit points) or 3787 - 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.

3786 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management

3787 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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