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Degree structure

Degree details

Career objectives

On the completion of the Project Management (Resource 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 (Resource Industry) has been removed as this degree is no longer on offer for new students. Students who commenced this degree prior to 2015 should contact the Program Director to confirm an appropriate study plan.

The aim of the Project Management (Resource Industry) degree is to provide an advanced and integrated understanding of how project management best practice can be applied to large-scale projects in the resources industry. The subjects in this degree build on the four core subjects in the context of a higher level of project planning and control.

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 prerequisite for other subjects in this degree.

Award Requirements

To qualify for the Master of Project Management (Resource Industry) qualification, students must complete all 12 subjects.