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Accelerated 100% Online

Duration

2 years part-time

Units

12

Intakes

Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct

Inspire project teams to deliver success

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Innovate project ideology

The Master of Project Management degree creates new industrial and technological leadership opportunities for graduates. You’ll learn to lead teams through different social constructs on complex projects.

4.2 out of 5 stars

Project Managers rate job satisfaction very high.

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Choose a path to two degrees

Graduate with two master’s degrees.

Add four extra specialist studies units to receive two masters.

Accelerated & 100% online

Study that’s flexible.

Coursework and assessments are designed to fit your needs.

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Lead from conception to completion

Gain the tools to confidently spearhead projects and inspire teams. The Master of Project Management will equip you with practical skills that will allow you to think creatively, build and sustain productive stakeholder relationships, and mitigate risks to deliver successful outcomes.  

This innovative and industry-aligned expert master’s degree will set you up to establish or advance your project management career in almost any industry. Meet the demand for skilled project managers and leaders head-on with specialist expertise and a professional portfolio development built into your degree.

What you will learn
  • Methodology
    Explore various project management methodologies, ensuring you have an adaptable toolkit.
  • Project leadership
    Understand the role of effective project leadership, managing resources and changing expectations within team environments.
  • Innovation
    Discover ways to generate innovation in the project management process.
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Our worldwide rankings

Monash University holds high rankings domestically and internationally for research and teaching excellence. 
Australia
# 2
THE World University Rankings
(2024)
International
# 42
QS World University Rankings
(2024)

Pathways to a masters degree

You can graduate with a Master of Project Management in approximately 2 years part-time accelerated, after completing 12 units (72 credit points total).

You can also exit the course after completing approximately:

  • 0.7 years part-time accelerated, 4 units (24 credit points), and you’ll receive a Graduate Certificate of Project Management; or
  • 1.4 years part-time accelerated, 8 units (48 credit points), and you’ll receive a Graduate Diploma of Project Management

This course is structured in three parts: Part A. Project management essentials knowledge, Part B. Project management advanced theory and practice, and Part C. Project management application studies. All students complete Part C. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A or Part B, or both.

Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies, you may elect not to receive the credit.

Need further clarification about our online course structure?

You can submit an enquiry directly to our student consultants by using the form listed on our contact us page. You’ll have the opportunity to schedule a call if you’d like to receive further information.

In these units you will develop an understanding of the principles and techniques of delivering projects.

The organisational context of project development

The dynamic context of project delivery

The planning approach to project management

The learning approach to project management

In these units you will develop specialist expertise in organising the projects function to deliver value through your ability to manage complex projects and knowledge.

The rise of project-based organisations

The project as a social system

Project management for organisational innovation

Managing project knowledge

The focus of these units is professional or scholarly work that can contribute to a portfolio of professional development.

You must complete one additional elective from Monash online programs

Industry project A

Industry project B

Professional development

Entry level 1: 72 credit points to complete

Duration: 2 years part-time

An Australian bachelor’s degree in a cognate discipline* or an equivalent qualification, with at least a credit (60%) average or an equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA).

Or an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, with at least a credit (60%) or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) plus two years relevant work experience**.

Entry level 2: 48 credit points to complete

Duration: 1.4 years part-time

A Monash University Graduate Certificate of Project Management with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 3: 24 credit points to complete

Duration: 0.7 years part-time

A Monash University Graduate Diploma of Project Management with at least a credit (60%) average.

English requirements

Applicants must meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements apply for admission to Monash University Australia.

If you need help understanding the above entry requirements, reach out to our student consultants on our contact us page and schedule a booking for a chat.

*Relevant disciplines include: Project Management, Engineering, Construction, Information Technology.

**Applicants applying on the basis of work experience are required to provide a detailed curriculum vitae, outlining their employment history and professional experience.

For the Master of Project Management, the estimated cost is $4,375.00 per unit. You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan to cover part or all of your tuition. Fees are subject to change annually.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Looking for clarification on fees or scholarships?

Enquire with our student consultants and schedule a call to get your questions answered.

The Monash Online Master of Project Management qualifies graduates to apply for AIPM registration. Monash will seek PMI accreditation once our new and innovative program becomes eligible in 2024.

Career outcomes

The workplace of the future is an exciting and dynamic place. A Master of Project Management degree is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to succeed in a constantly changing global environment.

What does the future look like for Project Managers?

In a fast-evolving digital environment, Project Managers are sought-after, well-paid and have high job satisfaction.

Salary

$130,000

The most common salary for a Project Manager in Victoria.

STAR RATING

4.2 / 5

Project Managers report very high job satisfaction.

Industry Growth

+6.1%

Expected growth for Project Managers over five years.
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I could see the link between the course material and where i wanted to go in my career.

Richard Saldanha

Master of Project Management

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Project management online at Monash

The 100 per cent online Master of Project Management is designed by an interdisciplinary team of Monash academics and informed by an Industry Advisory Council, resulting in an industry-aligned degree that delivers skills directly applicable to the workplace. 

The curriculum integrates key knowledge areas into each unit of the course, where you will apply them to projects and case studies. The structure of this expert master’s degree will see you learn critical analysis, management and leadership skills, and innovative practices to successfully deliver complex projects. You’ll emerge with a future-proofed graduate qualification, having completed studies focused on professional development and industry projects you can add to your portfolio of work.

Meet your academic team

Associate Professor Jonathan Matheny

Jonathan Matheny is the Director of Program Development for Leadership and Executive Education. He leads the development of new programs and teaches personal development, leadership and organisational change. He has led academic programs and lectures across North America, Europe and Asia.

Dr Danielle Ramirez

Dr Danielle Ramirez is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Leadership and Executive Education at the Monash Business School. Danielle completed a Bachelor of Business, a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours) and her PhD at Monash.

Frequently asked questions with Arno Wezenaar

Frequently Asked Questions

According to Australian Government Statistics, Information Communication Technology (ICT) project managers typically earn $2286 per week on average.
The Master of Project Management will teach you how to effectively manage projects from start to finish. Some of the core techniques you will learn include:
  • Traditional Waterfall approaches
  • Agile/Scrum learning processes.
This course aims to equip you with all the tools you need and teach you how to choose and apply them within context.
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