Students develop the knowledge, skills and conceptual understanding needed to apply project management principles to project work and address resource management, risk management, business analysis and strategy. Units cover a range of practical contexts across the areas of entrepreneurship, management and leadership. The course addresses managing project teams, human resource management, change management, budgets and organisational behaviour.
Students also develop problem-solving skills and learn how to establish and communicate innovative solutions to a range of audiences. They become equipped to create and communicate professional project plans that address complex business problems, support organisational change and respond to ethical issues. Students select a specialisation from options including information systems and risk management.
The Master of Project Management at Swinburne University of Technology develops expertise in project management across a range of industries. It takes an entrepreneurial perspective to provide a unique focus on managing complex, high risk and innovative projects.
Aims and objectives
Upon successfully completing the Master of Project Management, 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
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- Project Management for Innovative Outcomes
- The Risk Management Spectrum
- Leading Complex Projects
- Enterprise Project
- Project Governance and Resource Management
- Operations Management
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- 18 months
- 18 months
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DisciplinesProject Management View 92 other Masters in Project Management in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code 092697MApplicants 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)
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International36480 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36480 AUD per year during 18 months.
National29600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29600 AUD per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.