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What will I learn?

Project management is about delivering successful results for business, government and the community. It requires passion, resolve and vision.

This intensive degree will set you up to manage projects at whole new scales and levels of complexity.

What will you do?

Our Master of Applied Project Management places a strong emphasis on holistic and systems-based project management. You will:

learn scalable project management concepts, methodologies and tools
build your understandings around world-leading practices (PMBOK® Guide and PRINCE2™)*
confidently apply your learning to meet professional and organisational goals
develop the leadership skills required for large-scale projects
undertake significant research projects.

Where could it take you?

You could organise major sporting events or coordinate living arts festivals. You might manage megaprojects in healthcare, science, manufacturing, catering, entertainment or the defence sector. Perhaps you’ll lead a marketing team in Silicon Valley or oversee the development of a multi-story tower in Dubai.

Career Readiness

Graduates acquire the knowledge and practical skills to enable them to move into higher management positions within their chosen fields. Those already in senior management will also greatly enhance their efficiency and output.

Potential careers

Business Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Project Manager, Development Officer, Project Officer, Business Consultant, Manager / Business Management

Degree Structure

This 36-unit program is comprised of:

Research track: 24 units of core courses and a 12-unit project, or
Applied track: 24 units of core courses, a 6-unit project and an additional 6 units of electives.

It is possible to articulate through all project management programs with full recognition.

Industry practitioners and experienced academics deliver programs that are academically rigorous and industry relevant. Courses reference industry-specific case studies and allow students to integrate their own workplace projects into assignments.

Areas of Specialisation

As Project Management is relevant across a broad range of different industries and occupations, students can use their own chosen field or interest and apply this to their assignments, class discussions and research project. Students can also select electives in their area of interest.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of the Professions

CRICOS

086352J

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$46,000.00 (24,73,118) per year
COVID-19 OFFSHORE STUDY FEE REBATE: All continuing and commencing international students who are studying offshore and unable to travel to Australia due to border restrictions may be eligible for the rebate of up to 20%.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

23 May 2022, 5 September 2022

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry is available to graduates with a four-year qualification in Psychology or equivalent (including Honours with a minimum grade of Second Class, Division A and an individually-conducted research project carrying 33% or more of the year's work). The degree must meet the standards set out by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), including the accredited sequence in Psychology having been completed within the last 10 years. Applicants who have an overseas Honours qualification should supply a certified copy of the assessment of their qualifications by the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and information about the research component of their qualifications.

For international students

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0.

IELTS: Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Paper-based: total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE) or Internet-based: total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills; and Cambridge English-Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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