Project Management Major
For students looking to pursue a career in managing projects.
Whether that be a building project, development of a brand new phone app, launch of a new product, organisational change projects or those in IT services and infrastructure, the project management major gives graduates the skills to succeed. In this major, students will graduate with the essential skills to be able to effectively manage the planning and execution of any industry project. Students acquire and practice both technical and soft skills through activities and assessments especially designed to ensure they are career-ready when they graduate.
Availability & Campus
This Major has been Endorsed by: Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
The major is only endorsed when taken in the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce Professional, Bachelor of Business or any associated double degree.
This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in one of the following courses:
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|MAN2170||Starting up a Project||15|
|MAN2172||Planning the Project||15|
|MAN3712||Monitoring and Controlling a Project||15|
|MAN3714||Managing Project Quality and Risk||15|
|MAN3716||Contemporary Issues in Project Management||15|
|MAN3115||Applied Project Management||15|
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.Student handbook
- Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
- Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives
- Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes, including the ability to be able to evaluate team processes.
- Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology and transliteracy proficiency.
- Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
- Reflect on feedback and critique one's own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
- Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
This major leads to varied career opportunities as project management skills are transferable across industries. Graduates could work in a variety of managerial and professional roles, including mining, oil and gas, health, property development, IT, banking, finance, engineering, not-for-profit organisations and local, state and federal government.
Possible future job titles
Project Team Member, Project Officer, Project Manager, Project Scheduler, Project Administrator, Project Support Officer