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Project Management for the Built Environment, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #214 (QS) Online
The Project Management for the Built Environment program at the University of Newcastle provides you with specialised project management skills that will be highly valued by the property development, construction, mining, utilities and industrial sectors.

About

Project managers can have diverse career backgrounds and their prior experience and knowledge often help shape the future direction of their careers. You may have a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction, engineering or industrial design and now want to expand your skills and move into project management. Or you may want to take your project management career to the next level.

Why study with us?

  • Be recognised internationally - our School of Architecture and Built Environment is in the top 100 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject list (2018).
  • Flexible study options – at the University of Newcastle, you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study anytime.
  • Advance your career in project management – with a core focus on the built environment, you will have specialised and instrumental skills that will be highly valued in the industry.
  • Further enhance your qualification - after completion of this degree, you can become professionally recognised as an Associate Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Career opportunities

The Project Management for the Built Environment program at the University of Newcastle will prepare you for managerial positions in public, private and not-for profit organisations. With a core focus on the built environment, you will have specialised and instrumental skills that will be highly valued by the property development, construction, mining, utilities and industrial sectors.

To further enhance your qualification, you can become professionally recognised as an Associate Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) upon graduation.

Your capacity to work internationally will be supported by University’s own reputation in the field. In 2018 the QS World University Subject Rankings ranked the University of Newcastle's (UON) School of Architecture and Built Environment discipline in the top 100 in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Scheduling, Resource Management & Leadership
  • Project Communication
  • Project Procurement, Cost, Quality and Risk Management
  • Program Management
  • Project Closure
  • Professional Practice Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

These are as follows:

AQF Level 8 'Cognate' entry:

  • An Honours Bachelor Degree, Honours Award, Graduate Diploma, or Graduate Certificate

AQF Level 7 'Cognate' entry:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Bachelor Degree PLUS 5 years' experience
  • Bachelor Degree PLUS Graduate Certificate in Project Management in the Built Environment

AQF Level 6 'Cognate' Entry:

  • Associate Degree with 5 years relevant experience, Advanced Diploma with 5 years' relevant experience PLUS Graduate Certificate in Project Management in the Built Environment

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    13365 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13365 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Scholarships:

We offer scholarships ranging from $500 right through to $15,000 per year. Scholarships can help you with all kinds of costs including textbooks, fees, accommodation and living expenses. While many consider academic performance, we also award scholarships for travel, sport, specific degrees, and to Indigenous students. Many also offer the opportunity to meet with the donor and undertake internships and vacation work.

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