The Project Management (Assets and Facilities) program offers students a specialised degree in the area of project management.
This course covers the range of skills and expertise required in the management of assets and facilities. Graduates can expect to use these skills in a range of activities from high level strategic decisions through to the operational management of facilities. The management of assets and facilities includes coordinating physical, information technology and human resources to provide the most effective service delivery and to ensure that assets are aligned with business objectives. The Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities) provides graduates with an understanding of international best practice in project management adopted by many government and industry sectors worldwide.
Both the Project Management (Assets and Facilities) and Project Management courses use the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as a framework. This framework provides a generic approach to project management that can be applied across different industries, businesses and government institutions.
Students can undertake the course at Graduate Diploma (8 units) or Masters level (10 units).
On completion of the project management courses, you will be able to:
• apply project management methodology to specific professional field(s) of expertise
• be an effective member of interdisciplinary project teams and
• assume the role of project manager from inception to commissioning
The units in this course have been developed to ensure graduates can:
• establish a project within its environment
• prepare project plans to meet project objectives and requirements
• develop documentation to achieve project objectives within time, cost and quality
• use appropriate management tools for monitoring and control of projects
• understand the use and application of effective project management techniques throughout the life cycle of a project
The project management courses are currently available only to:
a) Australian citizens and permanent residents, or
b) International persons resident in Australia for the duration of the unit of study
Applicants to a Project Management (Assets and Facilities) course will need to satisfy the academic/relevant experience and English language proficiency requirements as described below.
Suitable applicants would possess a minimum of:
• a 4 year degree, or
• an Honours degree, or
• a Graduate Certificate in Project Management or equivalent
English Language Requirements
For applicants for whom English is a second language, the minimum English language requirements are:
• International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic): with a minimum Reading and Writing score of 6.0 and an overall score of 6.5 obtained within the last two years.
How to Apply
This course is restricted. Students are required to apply and be approved by the University of South Australia before they can enrol in units through OUA.
Applications for the Graduate Diploma or Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities) are due by Friday two weeks prior to the close of enrolment.
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To qualify for the award of the Master of Project Management (Assets and Facilities), students must complete 10 units including two double units.
Project Management (Assets and Facilities) students may apply for the exit award of Graduate Certificate in Project Management after completion of these four units:
MPM411 Principles of Project Management
MPM413 Project Risk Management
MPM414 Project Control Methods
MPM417 Project Leadership & Teams
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit
Credits will be administered as per University of South Australia policy. A maximum of one third of the course can be credited based on previous external studies. Students wishing to claim credits should apply prior to enrolling. Please contact the University of South Australia for further information on applying for RPL.
This course sits within a group of courses, giving you the flexibility to study towards different levels of qualification. The courses are listed from the highest to the lowest qualification.
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