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Type: Masters Degree Coursework
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Attendance: On Campus Learning
CRICOS: 077591B
Duration: 2 Years
Fees: AUD $19770
Course Intakes: FEB- JUN

Master of Project Management and Business(APIC)

MPMB graduates will acquire knowledge and competencies of contemporary project and portfolio management, as well as leadership and high-level professional skills and attitude. The course focuses on the enhancement of specific professional capabilities, knowledge, and competencies, undertaken in a combination of coursework and research; and the acquisition of leadership and communication skills needed to lead and deliver complex projects.
  • Course Overview
  • Course Details
  • Admission Requirements
  • English Requirements
APIC's focus is on the promotion of holistic and integrative thinking, and self-direction. In this course, you should expect to develop the following attributes:

  • specialist project management methodologies, modelling and techniques for the design, plan and implementation of projects across a wide range of industries;
  • project management skills with business focus;
  • leadership role in the project delivery function;
  • critical thinking skills;
  • in-demand, commercially-relevant skills and knowledge;
  • communication and people skills;
  • creativity and lateral thinking;
  • ethics and sustainability skills; and
  • openness to new ideas and entrepreneurship skills.
Course Learning Outcomes

  • A broad and coherent knowledge of current business and project management theory and practice and of key professional, ethical, industrial, and legislative codes and regulations.
  • Current knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to business and project management.
  • Cognitive skills mastery of theoretical knowledge from a range of business, industry, and academic sources, and capability to critically reflect discipline knowledge and professional practice.
  • Cognitive, technical, and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information in business processes, logistics, finance, and strategy, or related problems, and, ability to apply established project management theories to business practices and to present reasoned arguments and analyses of key business and technical data.
  • Cognitive, technical, and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex concepts and ideas in areas of project management and business, and to generate complex abstract solutions to problems.
  • Communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical project management propositions, methodologies, and conclusions, and relay outcomes to both specialist and non-specialist team members, clients, and collaborators.
  • Technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, and implement theories about development, and which add to professional practice and/or scholarship within business and project management along with communication skills to present clear and coherent information in written and oral form and for a range of purposes.
  • Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative in novel professional contexts, including implementation of new finance structures, customer service models, strategy, and acquisition techniques.
  • Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with high-level autonomy, responsibility, and accountability for their own learning and professional practice and ethical standards, and in collaboration with others within a business or industry environment.
  • Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through planning and execution of a substantial research-based project or capstone experience, and the tracking of progress through disciplined project management skills and team management.
  • Work effectively in diverse teams to deliver outcomes, both as team members and as team leaders, as appropriate to the context.

Course Structure

Compulsory UnitsPrerequisites
PRJ5001 Project Management Profession-
PRJ5002 Enterprise and Resource Planning-
PRJ5003 Project Constraint Management-
PRJ5004 Procurement, Quality and Risk Management-
PRJ5108 Project Delivery and ProcurementPRJ5004 (corequisite)
PRJ5105 Project Integration and Change ManagementPRJ5001, PRJ5002, PRJ5003
PRJ5106 Research Methodology and Data Analysis Elective</td PRJ5108
PRJ6001 Applied ProjectPRJ5106

Recommended ElectivesPrerequisites
PRJ5107 Venture, Project Economics and FinancePRJ5001
BUS6001 Business Strategy ManagementPRJ5001

General ElectivesPrerequisites
PRJ6002 Strategic Portfolio ManagementBUS6001
BUS6002 Business Operations Management-
BUS6003 Business Law-
BUS6004 Enterprise Information SystemsPRJ5002
BUS6005 International Business-

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor Degree or higher awarded by a recognised university or higher education institution, in any discipline.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for the Masters Degrees and who successfully complete a Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma will be eligible to progress to a Masters Degree.

English language entry requirements

All applicants from a non-English speaking background applying to any postgraduate course at APIC must satisfy the following additional English language requirements:

  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score 6.5 or higher with no band below 6.0 in writing and speaking; OR
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score 79 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18 OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Overall score 180, writing and speaking 180 OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall 176 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 169 OR
  • PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 58 with a writing and speaking section minimum of 50.
Exam Type Overall Score (min) Speaking(min) Reading(min) Writing(min) Listening(min)
IELTS 6.5 6 6 6 6
PTE 58-65 50-58 50-58 50-58 50-58

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