Project Leadership - B6019

Project Leadership

Expert master degree

Gain the skills to manage projects and programs across multiple sectors with a Master of Project Leadership.

The Master of Project Leadership is a forward-thinking course designed to escalate your industry experience with new adaptive methodologies. The degree is also is a multi-faculty program, which means that you’ll be learning from knowledgeable, internationally-experienced subject specialists from business, IT and engineering.

You’ll work on live projects to gain unique insights into project leadership practice in a range of fields. Multiple industry engagement opportunities will be offered throughout the course and you will also have the opportunity to be supported by a mentor.

The degree is tailored for flexibility, giving you the option to study part time, full time or in block mode. You'll also have the opportunity to work alongside professionals from a range of industries and build a network of like-minded colleagues.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 2 years (full time)
  • 4 years (part time)
Start date
First semester (February), Second semester (July)
Qualification
Master of Project Leadership
Course Handbook

In this degree you'll build on your existing professional work experience and better understand the principles and techniques of delivering projects using different methods, processes and knowledge frameworks. You’ll explore the techniques to manage stakeholders, communications, culture and politics, and develop specialist expertise in complex project management and leadership.

As part of your degree you can choose from a range of electives from within the Business School or across the university, including IT, engineering, arts and law. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on real-life projects with industry partners within local and international corporate, government and social contexts.

Not ready for a master's?

Graduate Certificate of Project Leadership

This course is perfect if your previous qualification is in a different field or you want to consolidate your practical experience into a formal qualification if you don’t already have an undergraduate degree.

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Graduate Diploma of Project Leadership

This program continues to build your knowledge at an advanced graduate level and can usually be completed in 1 year. The Graduate Diploma is based on master’s level units, which will also count towards a master’s qualification.

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“Employers are looking for that real-life experience and being able to work on industry projects in this course gives you that experience and makes it transferable to a career.” - Rebecca Hoult (Master of Project Management)

Course director

Chivonne Algeo is the course director and has more than 20 years international industry experience as a project management champion.

Lecturer

Robert Moehler is from the Faculty of Engineering and has more than 10 years international experience as a practitioner, academic and researcher.

Industry Advisory Council

The course is informed by an industry advisory council, which includes experts from different industries across Australia. The advisory council ensures that the Master of Project Leadership is industry aligned so that you’re gaining knowledge and skills that you can implement straight into your workplace.

Career outcomes

As a Master of Project Leadership graduate, you’ll be strongly placed to provide strategic project leadership in a wide range of settings, such as business delivery, IT developments and engineering solutions in both the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

Entry level 1: 96 points to complete. Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time.

An Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA).

Entry level 2: 72 points to complete. Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time.

An Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, and an Australian Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership/Management

OR

An Australian bachelor degree in a relevant discipline* with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA).

OR

An Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, with a weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60, or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) plus two years relevant work experience

OR

An Australian bachelor honours degree, or equivalent qualification, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA)

Entry Level 3: 48 points to complete. Duration: 1 years full-time, 2 years part-time.

An Australian bachelor honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant discipline* with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60, or qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

or

A Monash University Graduate Diploma of Project Leadership/Management with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60.

  • *Relevant disciplines include: Business, Commerce, Management, Information Technology/Systems, Arts, Design, Education, Law, Engineering, Science, Construction Management, Media and Communication, or Health.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This course is structured in three parts: Part A. Advanced preparatory, Part B. Mastery knowledge and Part C. Applications studies. All students complete Part B. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A or Part C or both.

Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies, you may elect not to receive the credit.

Making the application

Future students

First semester (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B6019

Apply

Second semester (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B6019

Apply

Closing date

Applications for semester two close 20 July 2020.

Current Monash students

No, this course does not allow transfers

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$30,200

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.