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Project management

Be the go-to person to get the job done in any industry

Project managers work behind the scenes to ensure things get done. They effectively combine their knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to steer and deliver project activities across a wide range of industries.

What is project management?

Project managers help organisations deliver new products, services and infrastructure, implement new systems and processes and ultimately effect change. Project management skills are highly regarded and sought after, and can be applied to many various situations, such as disease and disaster recovery scenarios that require an innovative and dynamic approach.

Bachelor of Project Management

Project management careers

  • Manage the delivery of large-scale projects across numerous industries including engineering, computer programming, healthcare, construction, major events management, mining or finance.
  • Choose from a wide range of careers – you could be a construction project controller, document controller, head of projects, project manager or events director, among many other options.
  • Apply leadership skills and best practices to oversee schedules, costs, scope balance and staff.
  • Work in an established company, government agency or in the non-government sector.
  • Skills are transferable across industries so your career prospects will be many and diverse.
  • A dynamic business environment with opportunities to travel while you work overseas.

Why study project management with us?

Studying our Bachelor of Project Management degree will open doors to a career in any industry sector.

  • Our degree is unlike any other in Australia, providing you with the fundamental skills, theories and methods to excel in today’s complex business environment.
  • Learn practice-based theories and methods from leading experts who understand the dynamics of how projects are scoped, delivered and managed.
  • Choose from three project management streams, focusing on the built environment, civil engineering science or software.
  • Undertake industry placements throughout the course of your degree and complete a team-based final-year project. You will initiate, plan, execute, control and close an industry-style project.
  • Extend your studies a further year to graduate with honours.
  • Broaden your career prospects by combining your Bachelor of Project Management with a second degree in engineering. Combined degrees are five years in length – this means you do just one extra year to attain two full qualifications, with the same annual workload as a single degree student. 

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Zhili Guo

Zhili Guo
Engineering Honours (Civil)/Project Management
“The Bachelor of Project Management is providing me with a broad skillset that will prepare me to work within a large variety of industries including construction, in which I hope to pursue a career.”

Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Project Management

Annette Bui

Annette Bui
Engineering Honours (Mechanical)/Project Management
“A combination of engineering and project management is unique only to the University of Sydney and ultimately the reason I chose to study here. I wanted to study at a reputable university that had strong resources to aid innovation in growing fields.”

Bachelor of Engineering Honours and Bachelor of Project Management