Project Management

 

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Master of Project Management


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

GCPRJMGT-01

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

GNPRJMGT-02

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

MAPRJMGT-02

Master of Project Management

 

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 Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Project Management
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Project Management
(c)
the Master of Project Management
(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 in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Project Management requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification; or
(b)
relevant industry experience and certifications.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Project Management requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the embedded graduate certificate with a minimum credit average.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Project Management requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification with a minimum credit average in a relevant discipline; or
(b)
a Bachelor's degree with Honours from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification in an unrelated discipline; or
(c)
a combination of a Bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification and relevant industry experience and certifications; or
(d)
completion of the embedded graduate diploma or graduate certificate with a minimum credit average.
(5)
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 Management / Graduate Diploma of Project Management / Master of Project Management.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management a candidate must complete 24 credit points.
(a)
A candidate will normally complete the 24 credit points of Project Management Foundation units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
the 24 credit points of core Project Management Foundation units of study;
(b)
PMGT5871 and PMGT5872;
(c)
and 12 credit points of Project Management Competency or Elective units.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Project Management, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
24 credit points of core Project Management Foundation units of study;
(b)
24 credit points of core Project Management Competency units of study;
(c)
12 credit points of research/capstone units of study; and
(d)
12 credit points of elective units of study.
(e)
Candidates may complete a major in one of the areas listed below.

7 Majors

(1)
Completion of a major is not a requirement of the Master of Project Management. A major requires the completion of 12 credit points from units of study listed in the table for that major. The majors available are:
(a)
Global
(b)
Strategic Change Implementation
(c)
Organisational Project Management
(d)
Risk and Control

8 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.

9 Satisfactory progress

Progression is subject to the Coursework Rule. A candidate who has failed to meet these progression rules will be transferred to either the Graduate Diploma or the Graduate Certificate in Project Management, depending on the credit points successfully completed.

10 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 Director of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Graduate School, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

11 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2019 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2019 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2019 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.