Project management knowledge is essential to the successful planning, development and delivery of projects. These project types can vary. They can range from organising an outdoor event to the design and construction of a submarine. Project management provides the knowledge required to plan and organise projects so that they are delivered within time, cost and quality constraints.
The Master of Project Management program caters to the needs of people transitioning from an applied background into a project management role, those already managing projects, or those looking to build careers as project managers. This course is ideal for anyone looking to further their education and training in the project management industry.
Throughout the program you will be provided with several opportunities to integrate and apply the knowledge and skills required for successful project management. The course uses the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a framework. This framework provides a generic approach to project management that can be applied across different industries, businesses and government institutions.
If you choose not to study the entire Master of Project Management program you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or prefer not to commit to the whole study period. Depending on the units studied, you can exit with a Graduate Diploma in Project Management or Graduate Certificate in Project Management.
To be eligible for this course you must have a four year degree or Honours degree or Graduate Diploma in Project Management.
Areas of study
The units in this program have been developed to ensure graduates can:
Establish a project within its environment.
Prepare project plans to meet project objectives and requirements.
Develop documentation to achieve project objectives within time, cost and quality.
Use appropriate management tools for monitoring and control of projects.
Understand the use and application of effective project management techniques throughout the life cycle of a project.
You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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