Program Overview

The Master of Construction Project Management at UNSW is a 1.7, or 1 year accelerated postgraduate degree that will prepare you for career advancement that drives solutions to current and future challenges in the construction industry. 

Through advanced disciplinary courses and a research project, you’ll dive into modern management methodologies. You’ll apply them to achieve successful project outcomes across time, cost, quality, safety, and sustainability, preparing to manage projects that benefit people and the planet.  

Practical experience is at the core of this degree. You’ll learn alongside a community of students and experts in architecture, design, and planning -mirroring real industry relationships with stakeholders. In your final term, you’ll complete a research-based or professional project, or undertake professional experience, giving you the portfolio, research experience, confidence and connections to advance your career.

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  Location

SydneyAustralia

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  Course Duration

21 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 40,600

 Score

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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Program structure

1.7 year Master of Construction Project Management | 11 courses | 72 units of credit/UOC

  • 7 Advanced disciplinary core courses

  • 2 Prescribed elective courses

  • 1 Research preparation course

  • 1 Research project

 

Research project

In your final semester of study, you'll devise and independently undertake a major research project. You'll specialise in an area of interest and build further depth and expertise in that area. Before undertaking the project, you’ll complete a research seminar which will provide you with the research- skills needed. Your project will relate to professional practice in project management, equipping you with real-world skills you can carry into the workplace.

 

1 year Master of Construction Project Management (subject to eligibility requirements) | 8 courses | 48 units of credit/UOC

  • 7 Disciplinary core courses

  • 1 Prescribed elective course

 

If you’re eligible to study the accelerated program, you’ll receive credit points for three subjects (24 Units of Credit/UOC) meaning you won’t need to study BENV7020 Research Seminar (6 UOC), REST0018 Research Project (12 UOC) and one 6 UOC elective.

There are two different entry pathways to the Master of Construction Project Management. The program you apply for will depend on whether you’re eligible for undertake the accelerated program or not. This is based on the depth of your prior experience, and how closely it relates to construction project management.

 

1.7 year full-time program | 72 Units of Credit (UOC)

  • A bachelor degree with a credit average in a related field*, OR

  • An bachelor degree in any field with a credit average plus three years construction industry experience at a managerial level, OR

  • A Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management with a credit average

 

1 year full-time program | 48 Units of Credit (UOC)

  • An undergraduate honours degree with a credit average in a related field*, OR

  • An undergraduate honours with a credit average in an unrelated field honours plus 3 years construction industry experience at a managerial level, OR

  • A master’s degree with a credit average in a related* field

 

If you meet the criteria for the 1 year program, you’ll receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credit points for three subjects (24 UOC). 

 

*Related fields are:

  • Built environment disciplines

  • Engineering

  • Business

  • Law

Indicative First Year Fee

AU $40,600

Potential careers

  • Construction management

  • Project management

  • Design management

  • Value management

  • International project management

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