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The Master of Project Management course is structured around project management methodologies and their effective application in real-world situations. Emphasising critical thinking skills and leadership qualities, this course will ready you for employment as a project manager.
Along with core units covering the fundamentals of project management, this postgraduate course allows you to select an elective area of study, and requires that you undertake an industry research project. This combination of broad-based knowledge and discipline-specific skills will allow you to follow your own personal career trajectory and use the course to your best advantage.
Aligned with the Project Management Institute's (PMI) PMBOK Guide, completion of this program may allow you to claim Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points with your accrediting body.
Delivered online by SCU Online, this course allows students to enjoy a flexible study schedule that works around your commitments to ensure you get the most out of your degree.
If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Master of Project Management, you could still be eligible to receive a postgraduate qualification.
Depending on the units you've completed, you may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Project Management (4 units) or a Graduate Diploma of Project Management (8 units).
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this project management course, the subjects you may study include:
Part A: Core units (complete all)
Part B: Electives
Health services management:
Information and knowledge management:
Managing and leading people:
Part C: Research project (compulsory)
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Project Management from Southern Cross University.
Career opportunities for graduates from this course are incredibly diverse, with many different industries and types of organisations requiring project managers. Your unique skillset and area of specialisation will help determine the roles you will be eligible for.
Curious about where a career in project management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all, or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay-as-you-go for each unit.
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).Find out more about government study loans here.
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