Warning! This course has undergone a major change. For more information please refer to the document below.
Master of Project Management (Defence Industry)
Become an expert project manager for the defence industry
Gain an advanced understanding of how project management best practice can be applied to the defence industry. Specific study of ASDEFCON standards and systems, contract management in defence and Earned Value Management
The University of South Australia, UniSA, is ranked in the top 10 universities nationally and amongst the very best young universities in the world. They offer over 200 world-class degrees that are informed by industry and delivered with a highly practical approach to teaching and learning. In fact, they are South Australia’s number one university for graduate careers. They are a valuable partner with Open Universities Australia.
On the completion of the Master of Project Management (Defence Industry) degree students will:
- have gained an advanced and integrated understanding of a discipline-specific body of knowledge
- demonstrate autonomy and expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner
The subjects in this degree have been developed to ensure graduates can:
- work independently
- work in teams
- gain an awareness of ethical and professional standards
- be problem solvers
- gain critical analysis and evaluation
No eligibility requirements
Credit will be administered as per University of South Australia policy. A maximum of one third of the degree can be credited based on previous external studies. Students wishing to claim credits should apply prior to enrolling.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be considered where an applicant holds a Diploma (AQF Level 5) or higher in a cognate subject. Please contact the University of South Australia for further information on applying for RPL.
Please note: The application for the Master of Project Management (Defence Industry) has been removed as this degree is no longer on offer for new students. A 2-year Master of Project Management is available for interested applicants.
The aim of this degree is to provide an advanced and integrated understanding of how project management best practice can be applied to the defence industry for the management of complexity and logistics, and to enhance procurement and contact management outcomes.
You have a range of options in respect to your study. You can undertake the degree at Graduate Certificate (4 subjects), Graduate Diploma (8 subjects) or Masters level (12 subjects).
Recommended Study Pattern
Students are able to form their own study path, but are requested to enrol in the subject, MPM411 Principles of Project Management at the first opportunity as this is the pre-requisite for other subjects in this degree.
To qualify for the Master of Project Management (Defence Industry) qualification, students must complete all 12 subjects.