Master of Applied Project Management (MAppProjMgt)

Program Code

MAPM

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

Project management is a cross-disciplinary field that is vital for innovative activity in organisations and industries. Traditionally, project management has played an important role in defence, aerospace, construction and engineering. Increasingly, project management is being applied in areas such as IT, banking and finance, disaster relief recovery, climate change, telecommunications and mining.
The program is available in either online or intensive modes.
The Master of Applied Project Management is an AQF Level 9 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1.5 years.

Conditions

Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Applied Project Management

There shall be a Master of Applied Project Management.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Applied Project Management, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 36 units comprising:

  • Core courses to the value of 24 units
and 
  • Elective courses to the value of up to 6 units and a Research Project to the value of 6 units,
or
  • A Research Project to the value of 12 units
Core Courses

Core Courses

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PROJMGNT 5004 Risk Assessment and Management 3
PROJMGNT 5021 Project Management Fundamentals 3
PROJMGNT 7038 Project Leadership and Communication 3
PROJMGNT 7040 Portfolios and Programs Management 3
PROJMGNT 7047 Systems Design for Projects 3
PROJMGNT 7056 Enterprise Transformation and Innovation 3
COMMERCE 7039 Business Research Methods (M) 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PROJMGNT 7024 Complex Project Management 3
PROJMGNT 7057 Project Controls Method 3

Research Project

To satisfy the requirements for Research students may complete either courses to the value of 6 units or 12 units.

Courses to the value of at least 6 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PROJMGNT 7058 Project Management Research Project 6

or

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PROJMGNT 7009 Research in Project Management (12 units) 12