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Postgraduate

Master of Science (Project Management)

MSc(Curtin) - MC-PROJM Humanities
2018
2017
Location Bentley, Sarawak or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time
Online - find out more
Study mode On-campus or online
Intake February or July

One unit of this course can be commenced in January.

Duration 18 months full-time or part-time equivalent
Location Bentley, Sarawak or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time
Online - find out more
Study mode On-campus or online
Intake 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.

Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate, you may transfer to the graduate diploma and then subsequently enrol in this master degree.

Entry requirements

2018
2017

2018 entry requirements for international students

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C
Pearson Test of English Academic: 60

2017 entry requirements for international students

 A bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution or a Graduate Diploma in Project Management.

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C
Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Fees

2018

2018 fees for international students

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,200
Indicative year 1 fee $30,400
Total indicative course fee $46,300
Indicative essential incidental course fee $0
The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Professional recognition

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 previous study

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is considered on an individual basis.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

Career opportunities

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)

How this course will make you industry ready

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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