Master of Project Management (8595)
The Master of Project Management (MProjMgt) is designed for postgraduate scholars who wish to develop a higher level understanding of the principles and practices of project management and to strengthen their skills in this area. The MProjMgt provides understanding and advanced analytical skills in the key areas required to manage a project.
The Master of Project Management is accredited by Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) that provides the following benefits to the students:
- The opportunity to become aligned with the premier project management industry body – AIPM
- Can join AIPM as student-level members, allowing them access many membership benefits. They will be eligible to apply for associate membership as soon as they receive a formal qualification.
- Professional development opportunities and certification pathways
- Receive automatic certification at Certified Practising Project Practitioner (CPPP) level if they join AIPM as an Associate or Member. (note the RegPM assessment fee and competency assessment will be waived).
- Confidence in the quality of course content and delivery
- Assurance that the chosen course meets industry standards and reflect current best practice in project management.
Further details for the program are listed below. If you require any more information about this program, or are currently in a Masters program and would like to enquire if you are eligible to transfer into this program, please contact:
Students undertaking the MProjMgt are required to complete 48 Units of Credit (UOC) by completing eight 6-UOC courses from the list in the Handbook entry for the program (see the list in Course Availability below).
In the MProjMgt, students must complete two compulsory courses, two of the remaining three core courses, and four elective courses. Not all elective courses will be available in a particular year.
The courses in the program may be taken in any order but it is recommended that the two compulsory courses are completed first, followed by the remaining core courses, followed by the four elective courses.
With the approval of the Program Coordinator, students may take up to two elective courses (12 UOC) from other coursework programs.
The option of undertaking a research project worth 12 UOC is available to Masters students who obtain a Distinction (DN) average or better in four courses and is subject to approval by the Program Coordinator.
The research project can be completed within one semester through enrolment in ZEIT8280 Project - Project Management (F/T), or spread across two semester through enrolment in ZEIT8281 Project - Project Management (P/T). Completion of either course results in the achievement of 12 UOC.
The project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research in a particular area or intending to undertake a higher research degree qualification. Student undertaking the research project (ZEIT8280 or ZEIT8281) are unable to enrol in elective courses from other coursework programs.
With approval of the Program Coordinator, students with an average mark of 65% or higher in four courses may complete a 12-UOC research project in lieu of two elective courses. The project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research in a particular area or intending to undertake a higher-level research qualification.
*Please Note: Program rules are subject to change, students need to follow the program rules set out in the UNSW Handbook of the year they were admitted into the program.
|Compulsory||Semester 1 - 2021||Semester 2 - 2021|
|Project Management Body of Knowledge||
| Distance Mode
|Core (Select 2)||Semester 1 - 2021||Semester 2 - 2021|
|The Business of Managing Projects||Distance Mode||Distance Mode|
|Project Administration||Not Offered||
|Systems Thinking and Modelling||
|Electives||Semester 1 - 2021||Semester 2 - 2021|
|Strategic Management||Distance Mode||Distance Mode|
|Organisational Behaviour||Distance Mode||Distance Mode|
|Strategic Human Resources||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Finance and Investment Appraisal||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Accounting and Financial Management||Distance Mode||Distance Mode|
|Business Law||Distance Mode||Distance Mode|
|Project Implementation for Business Success||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Economic World View||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Leadership||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Change Management||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Marketing||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Business Ethics||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Humanitarian Logistics||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Critical Analysis of Business||Distance Mode||Distance Mode|
|Logistics Management||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Strategic Procurement and Outsourcing||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Business Planning||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Reliability Engineering Fundamentals||
|Software Project Management||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Reliability Program Management||
|Systems Engineering Practice||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Test and Evaluation||Not Offered||
|Project Schedule and Budget Control||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|Capability Option Analysis||Not Offered||
|Simulation||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|Simulation Applications||Not Offered||Distance Mode|