Master of Project Management | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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Master of Project Management


Duration:
Full time (1+ years)
* Only available in full-time study mode
 


Awarded by:
APU, Malaysia


Intakes:
Full Time: 06 Dec 2021

  

APU-DMU DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMME


Students who are under Masters Degree Programme will have the option to opt-in for the APU-DMU Dual Degree Scheme. Under this Scheme, students will receive 2 Degree Certificates & Transcripts upon graduation: 1 from Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia and 1 from De Montfort University (DMU), UK.


To know more about APU-DMU Dual Scheme, please click HERE

 


MORE THAN JUST A PROJECT MANAGEMENT MASTER PROGRAMME

APU Master of Project Management is accredited by GAC-PMI (Global Accreditation Centre – PMI). 

There are only 17 institutions in Asia with GAC-PMI Accreditation at Masters Level.

For details please click here https://www.pmi.org/global-accreditation-center/directory/asia-pacific-university

  

You have the exciting opportunity of enrolling for the APU-CMI Dual Accreditation by registering for a qualification through APU. Students under Master of Project Management will have the option to also opt-in for a CMI L7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice which will be awarded subject to moderation by CMI.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification as acceptable by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualification can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field.


Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

• IELTS : 6.0

For more information please click HERE

Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.


PROGRAMME OUTLINE

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Produce professional and dedicated Project Managers who should lead in the development and maintenance of projects based on International Standards. This programme aims to provide core skills to consultants, engineers, and executives from any industry, which includes knowledge and processes that are crucial for projects that deliver organizational values and benefits.
  • The programme aims to develop skills in strategic thinking, leadership and best practices that enables more confident leaders in spear heading business initiatives and projects. In addition to meeting the needs of aspiring candidates or professionals, the programme will strengthen and develop existing project management professional’s expertise.

THE BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

  • 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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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.

MODULES & PROJECT / DISSERTATION

The programme comprises 13 coursework modules including Research Methodology and a project. There are 11 compulsory Core Modules and you will have to choose 2 electives from those listed.

CORE MODULES

  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Development and Scope Management
  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Research Methodology
  • Project Cost Estimation and Budgeting
  • Communication and Stakeholder Management
  • Project Procurement Contract Management
  • Project HR and Leadership
  • Investment and Risk Management
  • Project

ELECTIVE MODULES 1 (ANALYTICAL DECISION MAKING PATHWAY)*

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

OR

ELECTIVE MODULES 2 (MANAGEMENT PATHWAY)*

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

PROJECT

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 Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Business Project Manager
  • Technical Project Manager
  • PMO Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Development Manager


COURSE FEES

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 29,500

RM 36,800 (USD 9,315)

​* Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.

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