Master On Campus

Project Leadership

University of Sydney

12 months
47500 AUD/year
37000 AUD/year
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The Project Leadership program at the University of Sydney will enable you to acquire the skills required to establish and tailor sophisticated interdependent project frameworks. You will develop an understanding of high-level concepts of open-systems innovation, dynamic social networks and design thinking. 


The Project Leadership program at the University of Sydney is designed for experienced project managers and senior managers seeking to develop the critical complex thinking and communication skills required for successful project leadership. 

An innovative and challenging program, it will develop your strategic thinking capability and broaden conventional concepts of leadership, management, governance, risk, resilience and sustainability. You will focus on the importance of interpersonal skills to develop effective leadership, and learn how to apply the principles of emotional intelligence to influence and manage successful project outcomes.

Career Pathways 

As a graduate of the Master of Project Leadership you will have the knowledge to apply a range of relevant models and theories across projects at an organisational level. The Master of Project Leadership deepens your understanding of the dynamics of delivery, adaptation and change, and of managing the connected complexities of decision making and taking. 

The Master of Project Leadership will provide you with innovative ways of treating projects as dynamic and adaptive systems. You will understand how applying the principles of complexity thinking will enable you to manage large-scale initiatives successfully.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Complex Project Leadership 
  • Disaster Project Management
  • International Project Study Tour  
  • Project Economics and Investment 
  • Project Innovation Management
  • Project Leadership and Communications 
  • Project Placement Special Topic 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 074715G 

  • an Australian bachelor's degree in any discipline with a credit average (65 percent) or equivalent qualification and five years professional work experience with a middle to senior project management position or similar or
  • a University of Sydney Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership with a credit average (65 percent). Units completed in the graduate diploma/graduate certificate can be credited to the master's degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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