Project Leadership

 

Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership

Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership

Master of Project Leadership


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

GCPRJLEA-01

Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership

GNPRJLEA-01

Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership

MAPRJLEA-01

Master of Project Leadership

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership
(c)
the Master of Project Leadership
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership requires:
(a)
minimum of 5 years work experience with a middle to senior project management position or similar; and
(b)
a Bachelor degree in any discipline or
(c)
Applicants who do not have a recognised Bachelor degree to have a combination of industry certifications or college diplomas in addition to the work experience requirement, subject to the satisfaction of the Dean or their nominee.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership requires:
(a)
minimum of 5 years work experience with a middle to senior project management position or similar; and
(b)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification; or
(c)
completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate of Project Leadership with a minimum of credit average.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Project Leadership requires:
(a)
minimum of 5 years work experience with a middle to senior project management position or similar; and
(b)
a bachelor's degree with a credit average from the University of Sydney or equivalent; or
(c)
completion of the embedded Graduate Diploma of Project Leadership with a minimum credit average.
(5)
All candidates who receive an offer of admission may be required to attend an interview with the Program Director before commencement.
(6)
All enrolled students must complete a Professional Development Plan within their first semester of candidature.
(7)
In exceptional circumstances, the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the faculty, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that are required for the courses are set out in the table of units of study: Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership / Graduate Diploma of Project Leadership / Master of Project Leadership.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership a candidate must complete a set structure of 24 credit points as defined in the degree table.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership, a candidate must complete a set structure of 36 credit points as defined in the degree table.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Project Leadership, a candidate must complete a set structure of 48 credit points as defined in the degree table.

7 Cross-institutional study

Cross-institutional study is not available in these courses except where the University of Sydney has a formal cooperation agreement with another university.

8 Satisfactory progress

Progression is subject to the Coursework Rule. Failing to comply with the progression rule may lead to Show Cause which could lead to a change in candidature.

9 Course transfer

A candidate for the Master or Graduate Diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2017 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2017 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.