single degree

Master of Project Management

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics

MPM
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Project Management
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Field of Education
    • Project Management

The Master of Project Management (MPM) program equips graduates and professionals from any discipline to become evidence-based decision makers, innovative problem solvers, responsible social citizens, and future leaders. The MPM program provides specialised knowledge and skills in the area of project management, and can be tailored to include a second specialisation.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

1. Evaluate and synthesize evidence to inform decision making

2. Create opportunities and novel solutions to organisational challenges

3. Work effectively with others to resolve challenges

4. Adapt to complex and uncertain situations

5. Engage, inform and influence stakeholders

6. Incorporate the influence of a changing global environment

7. Model ethical behaviour and make principled decisions

8. Apply specialised knowledge and skills in the area of project management

Research Strengths

The Master of Project Management allows students to complete four electives.  Any student who wishes to pursue a Masters sub-thesis as a pathway to a PhD may be able to enrol in MMIB8006, which allows for a 24 unit research sub-thesis. For eligibility for enrolling in this course, please contact the Research School of Management.

Further Information

Please be advised that BUSN8005 will not be available from 2016. As a substitute, you should enrol in BUSN8181 Financial Reporting and Analysis.

Please be advised that BUSN7024 will not be available from 2017. Instead, you should enrol in MGMT7024 Project Management Principles.

Please be advised that BUSN8062 will not be available from 2017. Instead, you should enrol in MGMT8062 Managing Major Projects.

Internship courses of CBEA6070 and ANIP6505 can be counted toward the degree as elective courses.

In S1, 2017, MGMT7170 is incompatible with the new course MGMT7020. Please choose only one of the two courses. 

In S1, 2017, MGMT7001 is incompatible with the new course MKTG7260. Please choose only one of the two courses.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a credit average (GPA 5.0/7.0)

Or An ANU Graduate Certificate in management with a credit average (GPA 5.0/7.0).

Applicants without a completed Bachelor's degree or ANU Graduate Certificate of Management (with a GPA of 5.0 out of 7.0) can be considered for admission using a minimum GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of 550 or higher plus at least 3 years full time work experience.
 
All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$33,888.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$45,168.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Master of Project Management requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

 

24 units from completion of the Management Core specialisation

24 units from completion of the Project Management specialisation

24 units from completion of the Project Management Essentials specialisation

Either:

24 units from completion of one of the following specialisations:

Business Information Systems
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Leadership 
Marketing
International Business

Or:

24 units from completion of 6000-, 7000- and 8000-level courses offered by ANU

Specialisations

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The aim of this program is to teach project management with significant theoretical underpinning to be implemented across various areas of work, industries, disciplines and cultures. The program prepares students for leadership in the project management profession.

About this degree

The Master of Project Management requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following preparatory courses:

BUSI7033 International Strategic Management

MGMT7001 Business Communication

MGMT7030 Foundations of Management

MGMT7165 Innovation and Commercialisation

48 units from the completion of the following courses in project management:

BUSN7024 Project Management Principles (Code changed to MGMT7024)

BUSN8005 Project Accounting and Financial Management (from 2017, please enrol BUSN8181 instead)

BUSN8062 Managing Major Projects: The Cross-Boundary Project Executive (Code changed to MGMT8062)

ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering

MGMT7029 Leading Through Change

MGMT7169 A Management Framework for Business Projects

MGMT7170 Tools and Techniques for Business Project Management

MGMT8005 Project Risk and Issue Management

24 units of elective courses offered by ANU


Enrolment Status

It is possible to enrol in fewer courses per semester but it will take you longer to finish your program and get your degree. If you are an international student you must always be enrolled full-time in 24 units each semester.

Remember you will need to enrol in courses for both First Semester and Second Semester.  You will be able to change your enrolment in courses up until Monday of week 2 of each semester without penalty.

2017 Study Plans




Study Options

Master of Project Management

Study Options

Year 1 48 units MGMT7001 Business Communication 6 units BUSN7024 MGMT7170 Tools and Techniques for Business Project Management 6 units MKTG7001 Marketing 6 units
MGMT7030 Foundations of Management 6 units BUSI7033 International Business Strategies 6 units MGMT7169 A Management Framework For Business Projects 6 units MGMT7165 Innovation 6 units

Academic Advice

If you are applying for any credit or exemption towards the program, students (except the ANU students) are required to provide course outlines for the courses they completed in their previous studies. Please note that courses that were completed more than 7 years ago will not be considered for credit.  
http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/program-management/get-course-credit-or-exempt...  

If after reading through these guidelines you are unsure about your which courses to enrol in, you can seek academic advice during Orientation week or or contact your program convenor, Dr Ying-Yi Chih via email.

Please refer to the CBE Fast Track page:
https://www.cbe.anu.edu.au/fasttrack 



Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact info.cbe@anu.edu.au

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