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Multiple intakes: six-week
semesters/teaching periods



Flexible teaching timetable based on consecutive six (6) week teaching periods. full-time students typically take 2 units, and part-time students typically take 1 unit, per teaching period. This enables part-time students to progress at the pace they desire, and full-time students to complete the course quickly.

Students will be enrolled in both the VU Master of Project Management and the GNU Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management with additional assessment requirements for the GNU award.

Master of Project Management #

Designed to meet the needs of potential managers, this course will enable you to take on the role of an effective project manager. By incorporating authentic, work-based scenarios and projects as well as opportunities for research this course ensures relevance for those concurrently employed and wanting to broaden their professional expertise or others wanting to pursue higher level, applied scholarship.


A variety of project management careers in areas such as:
  • engineering
  • construction
  • business
  • information technology
  • administration
Job titles
  • Project Manager
  • Project Co-ordinator/Project Team member
Organisations employing project management graduates

You could gain employment managing projects in private business or public sector companies.

Project Managers in demand

Traditionally found in construction, project management has become recognised in the past 30 years as critical to business operations. It has expanded to include almost every industry. It is also now recognised as requiring significant training and qualifications.

Units and Electives

The Master of Project Management is a sixteen (16) unit, 192 credit point course with the following structure:

  • Four (4) Non-Cognate units (48 credit points)
  • Five (5) Core units (60 credit points)
  • One (1) Research Project (24 credit points)
  • Five (5) Elective units (60 credit points)

Credit Exemption

Applicants with an AQF7, or equivalent, undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline (e.g. Construction Management, Business Management, Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or a similar field of management) may be entitled to Credit Exemption for the non-cognate units in the master course. Non-Cognate Units

Core Units

Research Project


Elective Units

Admission Requirements

Academic requirement

Entry into this master’s degree requires you to have completed:

  • An approved degree equivalent to an Australian undergraduate (Bachelor) degree.
English language requirements

You must provide evidence that you have completed an approved bachelor degree taught and examined in English; or have completed an approved English language test, and achieved the result as described below:


English language examination methodResult
IELTS academic test: an overall score6.5 (no band below 6.0)
TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT)79 (overall score) (section score no less than Listening 19, Speaking 19, Reading 18, Writing 22)
Pearson Test of English (PTE)Overall score (with no section score less than): 58 – 64 (50)
University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE)Total score of 58


  If you have completed a qualification in which English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an English language exemption. Your eligibility will be assessed when we receive your complete application.

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