- Length 2 year full-time
- Minimum 96 Units
The Master of Project Management requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:
72 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
BUSI7280 - Managing in a Global Context (6 units)
BUSN8181 - Financial Reporting and Analysis (6 units)
ENGN8100 - Introduction to Systems Engineering (6 units)
MGMT7020 - Technology and Project Management (6 units)
MGMT7024 - Project Monitoring and Control (6 units)
MGMT7169 - A Management Framework For Business Projects (6 units)
MGMT7170 - Tools and Techniques for Business Project Management (6 units)
MGMT7250 - Evidence-Based Management (6 units)
MGMT8005 - Project Risk and Issues Management (6 units)
MGMT8062 - Managing Major Projects (6 units)
MGMT8270 - Leading People and Change (6 units)
MKTG7260 - Marketing and Stakeholder Communications (6 units)
24 units from completion of one of the following specialisations:
24 units from completion of 6000-, 7000- and 8000-level courses offered by ANU
Capstone Courses[MGMT8005, MGMT8062, MGMT8270]
|Year 1 48 units||MGMT7250 Evidence-Based Management 6 units||MGMT7020 Technology and Project Management 6 units||BUSI7280 Managing in a Global Context 6 units||BUSN8181 Financial Reporting and Analysis 6 units|
|MKTG7260 Marketing and Stakeholder Communications 6 units||MGMT8270 Leading People and Change 6 units||Elective||Elective|
|Year 2 48 units||MGMT7170 Tools and Techniques for Business Project Management 6 units||MGMT7024 Project Monitoring and Control 6 units||MGMT8062 Managing Major Projects 6 units||ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering 6 units|
|MGMT8005 Project Risk and Issues Management 6 units||MGMT7169 A Management Framework For Business Projects 6 units||Elective||Elective|
At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.
Applicants must have either:
- A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0; or
- A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0 and at least 3 years of full-time equivalent years of professional experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
- A Bachelor (Honours) degree or international equivalent with minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0; or
- A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0 and a Graduate Certificate with minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0; or
- An ANU Graduate Certificate of Management with minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0 and at least 3 years of full-time equivalent years of professional experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
- An ANU Graduate Certificate of Management with minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0; or
- A Graduate Diploma or international equivalent with minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0; or
- A successfully completed Evidence-Based Management EdX MicroMasters, achieving at least 70% in the final capstone exam; or
- 48 units of courses in a postgraduate program with a minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0; or
- GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test), completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 550 and a minimum of 3 years of full-time equivalent years of professional experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
- GRE General test, completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing, and a minimum of 3 years of full-time equivalent years of professional experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
- A minimum of 10 years of full-time equivalent years of professional experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.
In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.
Academic achievement & English language proficiency
The minimum academic requirement for full entry and enrolment is a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.
However, applicants will first be ranked on a GPA ('GPA1') that is calculated using all but the last semester (or equivalent) of the Bachelor degree used for admission purposes.
If required, ranking may further be confirmed on the basis of:
• a GPA ('GPA2') calculated on the penultimate and antepenultimate semesters (or equivalent) of the Bachelor degree used for admission purposes; and/or
• demonstrating higher-level English language proficiency.
Prior to enrolment in this ANU program, all students who gain entry will have their Bachelor degree reassessed, to confirm minimum requirements were met.
Further information: English Language Requirements for Admission
As Australia’s national university, ANU is global representative of Australian research and education. ANU endeavours to recruit and maintain a diverse and deliberate student cohort representative not only of Australia, but the world. In order to achieve these outcomes, competitive ranking of applicants may be adjusted to ensure access to ANU is a reality for brilliant students from countries across the globe.
Assessment of qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.
Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au
ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications
Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.
Application for course credit
Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.
Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.
For the purposes of admission ‘cognate’ is to be defined as any of the following Fields of Education:
08 Management and Commerce
0803 Business and Management
0805 Sales and Marketing
0809 Office Studies
0811 Banking, Finance and related fields
0899 Other Management and Commerce
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
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.
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 another specialisation (in different discipline) or personal choice of studies via the ANU wide electives.
In a typical first semester, students will study three of the four courses (Management Core) that provide a common foundation for all Research School of Management (RSM) postgraduate coursework programs (with the fourth in second semester). This common core will enable students within RSM to have a broad understanding of key management discipline areas that will support future studies towards a wide range of potential career paths. The common core also provides scope for students to transition between programs (if desired).
This is then followed by further specialisations in Project Management and Project Management Essentials that provide students with skills in leadership, technology, risk management, accounting, international business, time management, strategy and more.
Industry placements via the CBE Internship Program are also available.
Research School of Management graduates complete their studies having demonstrated the following attributes:
- Evidence-based thought leaders
- Innovators and pioneers
- Collaborative problem solvers
- Responsive and resilient professionals
- Effective communicators
- Internationally informed managers
- Ethical and responsible decision makers
- Technical business competencies
ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.
We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.
The graduates from the Master of Project Management are:
- Specialists seeking project management roles in the private or public sectors challenged by the complexity of modern organisations
- Professionals from diverse backgrounds needing project management knowledge and skills to enhance their career prospects
- Project management consultants seeking leading edge thinking on management practice policy advisers designing, implementing or evaluating policies
- Management, leadership, consultant, coordination or administration positions in areas such as sales, advertising, marketing, corporate services, tourism, hospitality, health, welfare, social services, administration, public relations, policy, planning, production, education services, customer services, facilities and construction.
Who go on to become:
- Project Managers
- PMO Officers
- Project Planners/Schedulers
- Program Managers
- Portfolio Managers
- and leaders in many other influential roles.
Industry placements via the CBE Internship Program are also available.
Evaluate and synthesise evidence to inform decision making
- Create opportunities and novel solutions to organisational challenges
- Work effectively with others to resolve challenges
- Adapt to complex and uncertain situations
- Engage, inform and influence stakeholders
- Incorporate the influence of a changing global environment
Demonstrate ethical behaviour and make principled decisions
- Apply specialised knowledge and skills in the area of project management
Applicants who are applying for admission using GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test), GRE General Test, or other option that includes full-time equivalent years of professional experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program, should provide this completed CV template and two referee reports/letters as one PDF and upload it with their application.Contact the Research School of Management at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries regarding the application requirements.
The ANU Research School of Management offers a tailored Orientation Week program each semester for its postgraduate students, held during the University O-Week dates for that semester. This tailored program is designed to introduce students to their fellow peers, and provide specific information pertinent to studying a postgraduate program at the ANU Research School of Management. Evidence-Based Management is foundational to ANU Research School of Management postgraduate programs and this, along with other facets of the teaching and academic environment, will be introduced to students during this week. Attendance is highly encouraged.
It is possible to enrol in less than 24 units 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.You are encouraged 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.
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