What will I learn?

MPMB graduates will acquire knowledge and competencies of the contemporary project and portfolio management, as well as leadership and high-level professional skills and attitude. The course focuses on the enhancement of specific professional capabilities, knowledge, and competencies, undertaken in a combination of coursework and research; and the acquisition of leadership and communication skills needed to lead and deliver complex projects. The emphasis is placed on the development of strategic and business expertise associated with projects and organisations. Another unique aspect of the course is its integrated approach to the management of projects, portfolios, and business ventures. MPMB candidates undertake research that immerses them in the application of the latest concepts and techniques, which provides them with fresh perspectives, values, and competencies to lead complex projects.

APIC's focus is on the promotion of holistic and integrative thinking, and self-direction. In this course, you should expect to develop the following attributes:

  • specialist project management methodologies, modelling and techniques for the design, plan and implementation of projects across a wide range of industries;
  • project management skills with business focus;
  • leadership role in the project delivery function;
  • critical thinking skills;
  • in-demand, commercially-relevant skills and knowledge;
  • communication and people skills;
  • creativity and lateral thinking;
  • ethics and sustainability skills; and
  • openness to new ideas and entrepreneurship skills.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • A broad and coherent knowledge of current business and project management theory and practice and of key professional, ethical, industrial, and legislative codes and regulations.
  • Current knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to business and project management.
  • Cognitive skills mastery of theoretical knowledge from a range of business, industry, and academic sources, and capability to critically reflect discipline knowledge and professional practice.
  • Cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information in business processes, logistics, finance, and strategy, or related problems, and, ability to apply established project management theories to business practices and to present reasoned arguments and analyses of key business and technical data.
  • Cognitive, technical, and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex concepts and ideas in areas of project management and business, and to generate complex abstract solutions to problems.
  • Communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical project management propositions, methodologies, and conclusions, and relay outcomes to both specialist and non-specialist team members, clients, and collaborators.
  • Technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, and implement theories about development, and which add to professional practice and/or scholarship within business and project management along with communication skills to present clear and coherent information in written and oral form and for a range of purposes.
  • Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative in novel professional contexts, including implementation of new finance structures, customer service models, strategy, and acquisition techniques.
  • Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with high-level autonomy, responsibility, and accountability for their own learning and professional practice and ethical standards, and in collaboration with others within a business or industry environment.

CRICOS

077591B

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$19,770.00 (10,70,964) per year
AUD $39,540 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee (if applicable): AUD $200
Start date

4 October 2021

Venue

Asia Pacific International College (APIC) - Sydney Campus

Level 6, 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street,

PARRAMATTA,

New South Wales,

2150, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$19,770.00 (10,70,964) per year
AUD $39,540 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee (if applicable): AUD $200
Start date

4 October 2021

Venue

Asia Pacific International College (APIC) - Melbourne Campus

399 Lonsdale Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor Degree or higher awarded by a recognised university or higher education institution, in any discipline. All applicants from a non-English speaking background applying to any postgraduate course at APIC must satisfy the following additional English language requirements: IELTS Academic: Overall band score 6.5 or higher with no band below 6.0 in writing and speaking; OR IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score 79 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18 OR Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Overall score 180, writing and speaking 180 OR Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall 176 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 169 OR PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 58 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 50.Applicants who do not meet APIC’s English proficiency requirements can be made a conditional offer with a requirement to complete an approved intensive English language course and meet the required standard prior to their commencing their APIC award course.

For international students

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor Degree or higher awarded by a recognised university or higher education institution, in any discipline.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for the Masters Degrees and who successfully complete a Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma will be eligible to progress to a Master’s Degree.

English language entry requirements

All applicants from a non-English speaking background applying to any postgraduate course at APIC must satisfy the following additional English language requirements:

  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score 6.5 or higher with no band below 6.0 in writing and speaking; OR
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score 79 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18 OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Overall score 180, writing and speaking 180 OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall 176 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 169 OR
  • PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 58 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 50.

Applicants who do not meet APIC’s English proficiency requirements can be made a conditional offer with a requirement to complete an approved intensive English language course and meet the required standard prior to their commencing their APIC award course.

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