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MPaCS Project Management

Catalog id : 5289
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1.5 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
36336 AUD
National
27720 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

Project management skills can be applied across many industry sectors. The Master of Project Management is aimed at professionals who want to develop their skills in this area and gain a high-level qualification.Students will learn how to organise and manage resources in such a way as to deliver the work required within the defined scope, time, cost and quality constraints and within acceptable levels of risk. Students will understand the principles and applications of project management in asset and operations mode.

The program is based on the nine core knowledge areas of the international institutes of project management. In addition students can choose courses from the specialist area Engineering or a combination of elective courses.Students also have the option to undertake an industry mentored research project.

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Master of Philosophy

Careers:

Graduates of this program will have obtained a qualification which can enhance their employment prospects in the field of project management.

Accreditation body:

  • Australian Institute Of Project Management

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • Bachelor degree in same discipline with a GPA of at least 4.50 on 7 point scale & 2 years full-time work experience in same discipline approved by Exec Dean; OR Bachelor degree with GPA 4.50 on 7 point scale & 5 years full-time work experience in same discipline approved by Exec Dean; OR GCPM from UQ or equivalent with a GPA 4.50 on a 7 point scale.

 For International students:

  • Bachelor degree in same discipline with a GPA of at least 4.50 on 7 point scale & 2 years full-time work experience in same discipline approved by Exec Dean; OR Bachelor degree with GPA 4.50 on 7 point scale & 5 years full-time work experience in same discipline approved by Exec Dean; OR GCPM from UQ or equivalent with a GPA 4.50 on a 7 point scale.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title     

      Part A-Compulsory:

  • [ECON7002 Economics for Commerce   (or)
  • [ECON7110 Consumer and Firm Behaviour
  • ECON7740 Benefit-Cost Analysis & Project Evaluation
  • LAWS7023 Business and Corporate Law
  • [MGTS7601 Managing Organisational Behaviour  (or)
  • [MGTS7612 The Fundamentals of Designing and Staffing Organisations
  • PLAN7638        Assessment of Development Projects
  • PLAN7901 Principles of Project Management
  • PLAN7902 Applications of Project Management

      Part B:

  • Students are required to select courses which correspond with their educational and vocational planning. All electives must be approved by the Executive Dean via the program coordinator. Students may select electives from postgraduate level courses in a range of disciplines. Those chosen commonly include but are not restricted to: ACCT, ARCH, CIVL, COMP, COMS, CSSE, ECON, ELEC, ENGG, ENVM, FINM, INFS, MATE, MECH, MGTS, PLAN, POLS, REDE and TIMS.

      Part C-Engineering Practice:

  • ENGG7302 Advanced Computational Techniques in Engineering
  • ENGG7600 Advanced Engineering Practice
  • ENGG7601        Experimental Design
  • ENGG7602 Advanced Engineering Laboratory Techniques
  • MATE7001 Environmental Performance of Materials

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Additional application requirements:

For International students:

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications. Please ensure that ALL required documentation has been included while submitting the application.

  • Official transcripts of previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience in the form of a CV. Applicant must ensure that CV includes his/her full work history, and outlines the major activities undertaken on a daily basis.
  • Evidence of residency status.

For National students:

The majority of courses are offered late afternoon/early evening, with some courses offered in intensive mode.The following supporting documentation is required for all applications. Please ensure that ALL required documentation has been included while submitting the application.

  • Official transcripts of previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis (if you are applying obo work experience).
  • Evidence of residency status.
  • Permanent residents will be required to sit an IELTS test if their prior studies were taught in an institution where English was not the language of instruction.

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