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What will I learn?

Designed for project managers with a minimum of two years’ work experience, this professional degree available online will take you beyond conventional concepts of project management and help you excel in your program management career. This course can be delivered 100% online, 100% face-to-face, or a mixture of both.

Develop your strategic thinking capability and gain the organisation skills to manage larger projects and program portfolios. You will also focus on interpersonal skills for effective leadership, and learn how to apply the principles of emotional intelligence to influence and achieve successful project and program outcomes.

This master’s degree will allow you to draw on your workplace experience as you learn. You will work closely with a range of industry partners who share their knowledge, experience and opportunities in all aspects of the course – from workshops to assessments – and learn from others who are facing and solving complex project and program challenges.

You can also undertake an international study tour, working with students from other leading international universities.

Career Pathways

Master of Program and Project Management graduates may work in various positions including senior project manager, program director, and chief project officer roles. They may work locally and internationally, in a wide range of areas including events, manufacturing, water, automotive industry, mining, structural industry, IT industry, finance, management and environmental consultancy.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

CRICOS

097700C

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $49,000; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

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

Application deadline

31 January 2022, 30 June 2022

More details

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Venue

The University of Sydney

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,

Level 5, JFR (Jane Foss Russell) Building, 160 City Road,

DARLINGTON,

New South Wales,

2008, SYDNEY, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $49,000; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

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

Application deadline

31 January 2022, 30 June 2022

More details

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Philosophy (Arts and Social Sciences) you must have completed the equivalent of one of the following in a subject area related to your proposed research area: a bachelor's degree with first class or second class honours master's degree by research; or a master's degree by coursework with an independent research component such as a thesis, dissertation or research project with a minimum overall pass average of 75% or above.

For international students

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

two years of relevant work experience and

an Australian bachelor’s degree (AQF7) or equivalent qualification or

the embedded Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management with a credit average (65 percent) or

the Graduate Certificate in Project Management with a credit average (65 percent)

other students with a high level of relevant achievement may be admitted provided the Dean is satisfied they have achieved learning outcomes equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree and two years of relevant work experience.

IELTS: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

Pearsons Test of English: A minimum result of 68 overall and a minimum result of 54 in each band

Application deadline: Jan/31 for Semester 1 and June/30 for semester 2.

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

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About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Australia for graduate employability by the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

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