What will I learn?

Our Bachelor of Project Management gives you the skills and knowledge to excel in the professional realm. You will:

research project management practices and concepts
assess and manage risk in a wide variety of project scenarios
build the soft skills needed to motivate and lead teams
develop specific knowledge in an industry or field of your choice
study ways of fostering creativity and innovation.

Where could it take you?

Opportunities for qualified project managers are increasing at pace. You could guide a defence project or manage sporting events. You might work on the global stage guiding community projects in less developed countries. Perhaps you’ll lead an IT team in Silicon Valley or oversee the development of a multi-storey tower in Dubai.

Career Readiness

Project management graduates can find career opportunities within project management firms, government offices, businesses, public utilities, defence bodies, health institutions and many other organisations.

Potential careers

Environmental Project Officer, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Engineer, Environmental Designer, Environmental Management, Sales Manager, Financial Services Officer, Health Officer, Technology Manager, Information Technologist, Web Content Manager.

Degree Structure

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Project Management students must satisfactorily complete a program of study consisting of the following courses with a combined total of not less than 72 units:

Core courses to the value of 42 units
Elective courses to the value of 24 units (including 9 units of Broadening Electives)
Research Project to the value of 6 units.

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 the research project. Students can also select electives in their area of interest.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,500.00 (US$ 25,086) per year

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

Application deadline

1 December 2019

More details

Start date

2 March 2020


The University of Adelaide

North Terrace Campus,


South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification. United Entrance Certificate (UEC) 5. IELTS: Overall 6.5; Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 6; TOEFL Internet-based: Overall 79, Reading and Listening: 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson – Overall 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50 and Cambridge - Overall 176, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing – 169.

For international students

Students are required to complete Secondary School Qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

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.

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The University of Adelaide College

About this uni

The University of Adelaide works alongside governments, businesses, and other universities across Asia, Europe and North America.

  • Based in South Australia.
  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.
  • Member of Australia’s research-intensive Group of Eight.
  • Top 10 on The Economist’s list of world’s most liveable cities