Master of Project Management | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Project Management


Full-time - 12 to 18 months

Part-time - 2 to 5 years

Dual Degree Award:

APU, Malaysia

Staffordshire University, UK

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Knowledge in the development and maintenance of projects based on International Standards.
  • Exposure fot software engineers towards the local industrial experiences in real working environment.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s degree not meeting CGPA 2.75 but above CGPA 2.50; can be accepted provided that candidates have a t least 5 years of working experience in a relevant field.

Benefits of the Programme:

This programme is designed to produce professional and dedicated Project Managers who should lead in the development and maintenance of projects based on International Standards.

  • Develop masters-level knowledge and skills in Project Management in context of employer-driven needs, emerging markets, and contemporary subject areas within the discipline.
  • Extend knowledge and understanding of, and practical skills in, a range of advanced Project Management topics.
  • Develop academic and discipline-specific rigour through applied scholarship.
  • Build or strengthen domain-specific understanding and transferrable skills thus equipping graduates for a career in industry or academia.
  • Focus on depth of study, critical awareness and evaluation in selected areas of current research and advanced scholarship within the academic discipline of Project Management.
  • Develop and strengthen critical analysis, independent scholarship, and intellectual empowerment through a structured research-informed programme of studies in Project Management and through research-informed teaching.
  • Use the rigour of academic knowledge development and training to develop applied practical skills for construction of computer systems in real-world contexts.
  • Provide a balanced programme of study, comprising Project Management theory with the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience.
  • Develop scholarly and professional skills within the professional, legal and ethical frameworks which govern the development of computing solutions.
  • To equip you, through independent learning at a postgraduate level, for further academic study, lifelong learning, and for personal and professional development.
  • Develop effective communication skills of value to academic, technical and professional environments.

Course Structure & Modules:

Common Modules

  • Project Feasibility
  • Quality Management
  • Scope Manaement
  • Scheduling
  • Research Methodology
  • Cost Estimation and Budgeting
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management
  • Procurement Management & Ethics
  • HR Management and Leadership
  • Investment and Risk Management
  • Organization Behaviour

Elective Module 1 (Choose 1)

  • Strategic Planning and Systems Development
  • Managing Organizations
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Elective Module 2 (Choose 1)

  • Intercultural Communication in Business
  • Managing Creativity and Innovation

* Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selcted elective modules, they can choose from the aviailable modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules - however such changes may prolong the study duration.


  • This module builds on the Research Methods module to provide students with the challenge and experience of conducting and reporting on research in the form of one of: writing an academic paper, a case history of a business or business practice or an industry standard consultancy report.

Career Options:

  • Director of Project Management
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Leader
  • IT Project Manager
  • Site Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Business Project Manager
  • Technical Project Manager
  • PMO Manager
  • Development Manager

Course Fees:

Malaysian StudentsInternational Students

RM 29,500 + £250

RM 36,800 (USD 9,560) + £250

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.


All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.