Master of Science - Project Management

University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

Program Description

Master of Science - Project Management

University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

The Master of Science (Project Management) is a well-rounded and balanced Master’s Program providing students not only with highly specialized Project Management content but equips students with the knowledge, theory, and principles relevant to the modern project manager. This degree is for project management professionals interested in learning how efficient management can provide organizations with improved ability to plan, implement and control their business activities.

The Project Management specialization provides comprehensive project management skills and capabilities on the full project lifecycle; from project initiation, planning, execution to project closing, and teaches strategies for dealing with a broad range of issues encountered within business organizations.

If you have already completed an undergraduate in Project Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related area, you may receive credit for recognition of prior learning for this course.

Students who are interested in studying a two-year option should consider the Master of Science (Supply Chain Management/ Project Management)

If you do not meet the direct entry requirements for this course may consider the Graduate Certificate in Business as a pathway option.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Master of Science will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate theory and practice in the field of Management Science.
  2. Autonomously apply innovative solutions to 'real world' problems in Management Science.
  3. Communicate complex disciplinary information effectively to a variety of stakeholders both written and oral formats.
  4. Conduct a professionally-focused research project.
  5. Collaboratively discuss ethical, responsibility and sustainability issues in Management Science.
  6. Analyse complex systems to enable performance enhancement.

Entry Requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree, in a specialization related to Business, Engineering, Maths or IT with an equivalent average mark of 50% or a Graduate Certificate in Business. Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete a total of eight (8) core subjects (48 credit points) along with the subjects listed for their selected major.

ACCY801* Accounting and Financial Management 6
MARK804* Principles of Marketing Management 6
MGNT803* Organisational Behaviour and Management 6
OPS 802* Operations Management 6
OPS 908** Supply Chain Management 6
OPS 922^ Business Research Project (MSc) 6
OPS 935*** Project Management 6
OPS 909 Total Quality Management 6

Why choose this course

Our courses are: continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognized by industry, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialized student learning and development resources.

We offer three intakes per year, where you can study from our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

Our dedicated student support services are built around individual students’ needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.

International Students can choose to take up the option of selecting the elective subject, Global Workplace Practice, which includes practical job seeking activities and access to the Australian workforce either through an internship, industry-based project or part-time employment.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 28, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Aug. 2019
18 months
Part time
Full time
43,920 AUD
Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.
Australia - North Wollongong, New South Wales
Start date : Aug. 2019
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Aug. 2019
Australia - North Wollongong, New South Wales
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