24 months
40200 AUD/year
29600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Project Management at Swinburne University of Technology  is designed to provide you with the expertise required to manage complex, high-value projects across a range of industries, in any country.

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You’ll also graduate with internationally recognised industry certification, including Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

You’ll develop the knowledge, skills and conceptual understanding needed to apply project management principles, as well as address resource management, risk management, business analysis and strategy.

Through Swinburne’s strong links with industry, you’ll gain insights directly from project management professionals and learn from their experiences and case studies about current and emerging practices, methodologies and tools.

Your experiential learning will be enhanced through role plays, simulations, case histories and applied research. In addition, you’ll work through the full project management cycle of a large project in the enterprise unit.

Aims and objectives

Upon successfully completing the Master of Project Management at Swinburne University of Technology , 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:

  • Strategic Project Management 
  • Project Management for Innovative Outcomes
  • The Risk Management Spectrum
  • Leading Complex Projects
  • Enterprise Project
  • Project Governance and Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Six Sigma Lean Green Belt 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 102653C

Applicants are required to have one of the following:
  • completed a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent OR
  • completed the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)

Applicants who have additional qualifications are eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and may be able to complete the program in less than two years.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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