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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-storey 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$44,500.00 (US$ 33,057) 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

Expected February, May, 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 to postgraduate coursework programs as a minimum requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from an approved institution as a qualification for entry. Some of the graduate certificates and graduate diplomas that are offered may be accepted as qualifying work for entry to a Master’s program, or as professional qualifications in their own right. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) Minimum Scores - Overall band score of 6.5 and Band score of 6 in all bands; TOEFL Minimum Scores -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) Minimum Scores - Overall score of 58 and Skills profile of no less than 50 in all skills, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - Overall score of 176 and Individual score of 169 in all skills.

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.

Application deadline: Nov 05.

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

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About The University of Adelaide (UoA)

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  • Based in South Australia.
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