Master of Applied Project Management

The University of Adelaide

Project management is about delivering successful results for business, government and the community. It requires passion, resolve and vision. This intensive degree places a strong emphasis on holistic and systems-based project management and will set you up to manage projects at whole new scales and levels of complexity. You will: learn scalable project management concepts, methodologies and tools build your understandings around world-leading practices (PMBOK Guide and PRINCE2) confidently apply your learning to meet professional and organisational goals develop the leadership skills required for large-scale projects undertake significant research projects.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,250
International: $60,750

Entry Requirements:

Domestic students - an undergraduate degree or completed Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management; International students - bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0.


This 36-unit program is comprised of: - Research track: 24 units of core courses and a 12-unit project, or - Applied track: 24 units of core courses, a 6-unit project and an additional 6 units of electives. Industry practitioners and experienced academics deliver programs that are academically rigorous and industry relevant. Courses reference industry-specific case studies and allow students to integrate their own workplace projects into assignments.

Subjects you can Study:

Business; Project management


The University of Adelaide is a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI) and approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units for its approved training courses. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who for:

Graduates and professionals seeking project management skills

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1.5 years

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The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

Learn from world-leading research

As South Australia’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) research-intensive universities, our researchers collaborate with industry, government and leading institutions around the globe to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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