Master of Project Management

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
  • Location:
    WA, Perth
  • Career Outcomes:
    Policy and Project Officer | Project Manager | Program Manager | Project Administrator | Project Support Officer | View All

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Course Rundown

Help businesses succeed and build sought-after skills with this Master of Project Management course from Edith Cowan University.

Designed to equip students with the advanced knowledge and skills required to effectively design, deliver and implement projects in almost any industry, this highly relevant qualification responds to a key business need. With this qualification, you’ll help business leaders and managers effectively delivery strategy, solve problems and make things happen.

Offered within the School of Business and Law, this project management course has a strong business focus, enabling students to apply foundation theories and principles to real-word management examples and gain sought-after business experience. You”ll develop skills in key areas like scheduling, project costing, risk management, project leadership and procurement, and have the opportunity to research contemporary project management issues and approaches — ensuring your skills are relevant, tailored and effective for the businesses and organisations you’ll help.

If you like solving problems and getting things done, a career in project management may be for you — and this specialised, industry-recognised qualification is your first career step.



You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree in a discipline other than Project Management from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); OR
  • A Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline; AND
  • Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements and any other special admission requirements for the course

In this project management course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Managing people and organisations
  • Managing project scope and stakeholders
  • Project scheduling and control
  • Fundamentals of value creation in business
  • Project integration and procurement management
  • Managing project quality
  • Project risk management
  • Project leadership
  • Information systems challenges in management
  • Contemporary approaches to project management
  • Program management
  • Project management capstone

Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.

ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.

From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!

Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.

When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Western Australia: Joondalup

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Project Management from Edith Cowan University.

This qualification will equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience required to pursue employment in the diverse field of project management, working with businesses and organisations in industries including construction, finance, engineering, defence, arts and media, education, hospitality, retail and government.

You may choose to seek employment as a project manager, project administration or project team leader -- ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.

Graduates of this qualification can apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

Curious about where a career in project management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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