Master of Science (Project Management)
|Location||Bentley, Sarawak or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.|
Full-time or part-time
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|Study mode||On-campus, online and mixed on- and off-campus|
February or July
One unit of this course can be commenced in January.
|Duration||18 months full-time or part-time equivalent|
This course builds on the curriculum of the graduate diploma to incorporate studies in strategic planning, stakeholder management, communication management and project management information systems. You will also prepare and develop an individual research project report under the guidance of one of our experienced staff.
Project management is a distinct professional discipline, with its own body of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques. It involves managing a project from inception to completion and the successful attainment of the project's objectives.
The course provides the opportunity to gain the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary for performing the role of project manager in any field and any sector. It is suitable for people from a variety of employment backgrounds who want to gain the understanding, knowledge and skills to work as a project manager.
You will learn the processes and techniques associated with project management, including cost, time, quality, risk, communication, human resources and procurement management. The program will also train you in leadership, team management and motivation.
In the final semester you will undertake either a research unit or a capstone unit and apply all of your learning to one project. The program is applicable to projects in a variety of industries including construction, engineering, education, health, commerce, information technology, research and development.
The course offers flexibility to students as all units are delivered through evening classes and are available fully online.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution or a Graduate Diploma in Project Management.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$22,400*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
The Project Management course is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) and endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is considered on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
The Australian Government expects the need for project managers to grow very strongly over the next five years, matching the rise in demand over the past decade. Opportunities for people with project management qualifications is increasing in fields such as construction, law, education, health, commerce, information technology, marketing, public relations, and research and development. (Source: joboutlook.gov.au, March 2013)
Curtin's project management courses offer a broad approach to project management, so you can apply your learning to a wide range of industries, including construction, engineering, education, health, commerce, information technology, and research and development.
The teaching staff have an extensive range of professional experience in the field of project management, providing practical relevance to your learning.
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