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Bachelor of Project Management

Course resolutions

The course resolutions detailed in this page apply to all courses included in the table below under section 1 (course codes).

These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2021 (the 'Coursework Policy'), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2019, the Resolutions of the Faculty, University of Sydney (Student Academic Appeals) Rule 2021, the Academic Integrity Policy 2022 and the Academic Integrity Procedures 2022. Current versions of all policies are available from the Policy Register:

1 Course codes

Code Course title
BPPRJMGT-02 Bachelor of Project Management
BHPRJMGT-01 Bachelor of Project Management (Honours)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time. Part time students must still follow appropriate enrolment progression and are subject to the same degree time limits as full time students. International students are required to follow the enrolment pattern as specified by their visa. The Faculty strongly recommends full time enrolment as the preferred option for all undergraduate students unless exceptional circumstances exist.

3 Admission to candidature

(1) Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Policy.

4 Requirements for award

(1) The units of study that may be taken are set out in Table A for the Bachelor of Project Management, and Table S of the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees.

(2) Candidates must complete 144 credit points including:

(a) 84 credit points of degree core units as set out in Table A;

(b) a major (48 credit points) from Table A or Table S;

(c) optionally, a Table A minor (36 credit points), noting that specified core units may be cross counted in Table A minors; and

(d) additional electives from Table A as may be necessary to gain credit to complete the requirements of the degree.

5 Requirements for the Bachelor of Project Management (Honours)

(1) Honours is available to meritorious candidates who complete an additional year of full-time study, after the completion of the pass degree. Part-time study is permitted if the Head of School is satisfied the candidate cannot undertake full-time study.

(2) To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Project Management (Honours) a candidate should:

have qualified for, or been awarded, the pass degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent degree from another university, including a stream or major in the intended area of study.

(3) Admission to the Bachelor of Project Management (Honours);

(a) is by permission of the program coordinator; and

(b) requires a WAM of at least 65 calculated at the end of the semester immediately prior to the commencement of Honours.

(4) To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Project Management (Honours) a candidate must complete 48 credit points of honours units of study from the Honours Table.

(5) The grade of honours will be determined by the honours mark which is determined by calculating a HWAM from the 48 credit points of honours level units of study.

6 Award of the degree

(1) The Bachelor of Project Management (Honours) is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class as set out in the Coursework Policy.

7 University medal

A student who has qualified for the award with first class honours, has an honours mark of 85 or above and who has demonstrated excellence in their honours thesis will be considered for the award of a University Medal. The Medal is awarded at the discretion of the relevant delegate, after the recommendation of the relevant Head of School, to the highest achieving students who in the opinion of the Faculty have an outstanding academic record, in accordance with the Coursework Rule and Coursework Policy

8 Majors and Minors


(1) Completion of a Major from Table A or Table S is a requirement of the Bachelor of Project Management.

(2) Requirements for completion of Majors are as set out in Table A and Table S.

(3) The Majors in Table A include:

(a) Construction

(b) Built Environment

(4) Candidates may complete any major from Table S with the exception of the Project Management major.


(1) Candidates have the option to complete a Table A Minor.

(2) Requirements for completion of Minors are as set out in Table A.

(3) The Minors in table A include:

(a) Project Controls

(b) People and Change

9 Transitional provisions

(1) These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature on or after 1 January 2023. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2023 may:

(a) complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions governing their candidature immediately prior to these changes; or

(b) where approved by the Faculty, elect to proceed under these resolutions provided appropriate programs of study can be identified.