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Project Management (Advanced), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
The Master of Project Management (Advanced) from the Swinburne University of Technology  is designed to provide students with expertise in project management across a range of industries.


Course description

The Master of Project Management (Advanced) from the Swinburne University of Technology takes an entrepreneurial perspective to provide a unique focus on managing complex, high risk and innovative projects. 

This postgraduate program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain specialised entrepreneurship and innovation knowledge through research. In the research component, students have the opportunity to apply and extend the knowledge gained throughout their studies by understanding and applying the research process. This option is intended for students who want to focus on a particular area of their career or consultancy, or as preparation for their PhD.

Aims and objectives

  • Upon successfully completing the Master of Project Management (Advanced), graduates will be able to:
  • demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of key project management principles, standards and practice.
  • critically evaluate project management theories, methodologies and frameworks in a range of business, management, entrepreneurial and industry contexts
  • critically analyse problems from interdisciplinary perspectives and multiple points of view to establish innovative solutions
  • communicate in a proficient and professional manner and operate as an effective leader or member of a team
  • critically evaluate, justify and articulate appropriate responses to ethical issues and dilemmas in project management environments.
  • apply critical thinking to promote new and innovative approaches to project management in various
  • business and entrepreneurial contexts
  • develop a critical understanding of the fundamental principles and methods of applied research in
  • project management practice
  • apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of independent
  • research in project management practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology 
  • Enterprise Project 
  • Corporate Financial Management 
  • Project Management for Business Development 
  • Strategic Project Management 
  • Leading Complex Projects 
  • Contemporary Issues in Business Analysis 
  • Technology Essentials for Managers 
  • Project Governance and Resource Management  
  • The Risk Management Spectrum 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option is only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 092699J

  • a recognised bachelor degree in any discipline OR
  • a Graduate Certificate of Project Management  OR
  • a Masters Qualifying Program which is available to International applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34480 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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