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Master of Project Management

This page was first published on 21 November 2022 and was last amended on 15 December 2022.
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Unit of study table

Master of Project Management

To qualify for the award of the Master of Project Management a candidate must complete 72 credit points including:
(a) 24 credit points of Project Management Technical Core units of study;
(b) 12 credit points of Project Management Leadership Core units of study;
(c) 6 credit points of Project Management Strategic Core units of study;
(d) 30 credit points from either the research pathway or the coursework pathway.
(e) To complete the research pathway a candidate must complete:
(i) 18 credit points of Thesis units; and
(ii) 12 credit points of elective units of study, including;
i. 6 credit points of strategic elective units; and
ii. 6 credit points of leadership elective units.
(f) To complete the coursework pathway a candidate must complete:
(i) 30 credit points of Elective units of study, including:
i. A minimum 6 and maximum 18 credit points of Technical Electives;
ii. A minimum 6 and maximum 18 credit points of Strategic Electives;
iii. A minimum 6 and maximum 18 credit points of Leadership Electives;

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 18 credit points of Project Management Technical Core units of study;
(b) 12 credit points of Project Management Leadership Core units of study;
(c) 6 credit points of Project Management Strategic Core units of study;
(d) and 12 credit points of Elective units of study or PMGT5862 Introduction to Research in Project Studies and 6 credit points of Elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management a candidate must complete 24 credit points:
(a) 6 credit points of Project Management Technical Core units of study;
(b) 6 credit points of Project Management Strategic Core units of study; and
(c) 12 credit points of Project Management Leadership units of study.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Project Management Technical Core units

PMGT5205
Professional Project Practice
6 N ENGG5205
PMGT5871
Project Planning
6 N PMGT6871
 
PMGT5820
Execution and Acceptance
6 P ENGG5205 or PMGT5205
N
ENGG5820
PMGT5850
Project Management Capstone Project
6 P 36 Credit Points of Core units of study

Project Management Leadership Core units

PMGT5811
Critical and Systems Thinking
6 N ENGG5811
PMGT5872
People and Communications
6 N PMGT6872

Project Management Strategic Core units

PMGT5858
Project Initiation
6  

Project Management Electives

Technical
PMGT5866
Quantitative Methods in Project Management
6 N PMGT6867
PMGT5873
Project Economics and Procurement
6 N PMGT6873
PMGT5889
Project Controls
6  
PMGT5887
Computer Applications in PM
6  
PMGT6885
Project Placement Special Topic*
6 P Permission by the Director, PM Program
*PMGT6885 May be Technical, Strategic or Leadership depending on nature of the topic
Strategic
PMGT5896
Sustainable Project Practice
6 N PMGT5888
PMGT5891
Strategic Risk Management
6 N PMGT6891
PMGT5886
System Dynamics Modelling for PM
6  
Leadership
PMGT5875
Project Innovation Management
6  
PMGT5876
Change Implementation
6 N WORK6026

Research units

Master of Project Management candidates can choose to complete Thesis (18 credit points), comprising those units listed below.
Thesis units
PMGT5862
Introduction to Research in Project Studies
6 N PMGT5882
PMGT5883
Project Studies Thesis A
6 P PMGT5882 (result >75)

It is expected that the project will be conducted over two consecutive semesters although the two 6 credit point units PMGT5883 and PMGT5884 may be undertaken concurrently. Students must have achieved a 75% average in PMGT5862 and approval from the Program Director to be eligible to enrol in this unit. Students considering this option should discuss it with the Thesis coordinator at least one semester before they intend to start.
PMGT5884
Project Studies Thesis B
6 P PMGT5882 (result >75)

It is expected that the project will be conducted over two consecutive semesters although the two 6 credit point units PMGT5883 and PMGT5884 may be undertaken concurrently. Students must have achieved a 75% average in PMGT5862 and approval from the Program Director to be eligible to enrol in this unit. Students considering this option should discuss it with the Thesis coordinator at least one semester before they intend to start.

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Project Management Technical Core units

PMGT5205
Professional Project Practice
6 N ENGG5205
PMGT5871
Project Planning
6 N PMGT6871
 
PMGT5820
Execution and Acceptance
6 P ENGG5205 or PMGT5205
N
ENGG5820

Project Management Leadership Core units

PMGT5811
Critical and Systems Thinking
6

N ENGG5811

PMGT5872
People and Communications
6 N PMGT6872

Project Management Strategic Core units

PMGT5858
Project Initiation
6  

Project Management Electives

Technical
PMGT5866
Quantitative Methods in Project Management
6 N PMGT6867
PMGT5873
Project Economics and Procurement
6 N PMGT6873
PMGT5889
Project Controls
6  
PMGT5887
Computer Applications in PM
6  
PMGT6885
Project Placement Special Topic*
6

P Permission by the Director, PM Program

PMGT5862
Introduction to Research in Project Studies
6 N PMGT5882
Strategic
PMGT5896
Sustainable Project Practice
6 N PMGT5888
PMGT5891
Strategic Risk Management
6 N PMGT6891
PMGT5886
System Dynamics Modelling for PM
6  
Leadership
PMGT5875
Project Innovation Management
6  
PMGT5876
Change Implementation
6 N WORK6026
*May be Technical, Strategic or Leadership depending on nature of the topic

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Project Management Technical Core units
PMGT5205
Professional Project Practice

6 N ENGG5205
Project Management Leadership Core units
PMGT5811
Critical and Systems Thinking
6 N ENGG5811
PMGT5872
People and Communications
6 N PMGT6872
Project Management Strategic Core units
PMGT5858
Project Initiation
6  

Post-publication amendments

Date Original publication Post-publication amendment
15/12/2022 Prerequisites (P) for PMGT5871 published as:
ENGG5205 or PMGT5205
Prerequisites (P) for PMGT5871 removed