Master of Engineering Science (Project Management)

About Master of Engineering Science (Project Management)

The UNSW Master of Engineering Science (Project Management) postgraduate degree is designed to provide you with the skills to excel in a professional career in the public or private sectors. It has been developed with extensive industry consultation and covers both the fundamentals and applications of project management, including:

  • Planning
  • Risk
  • Contracts
  • People
  • Equipment
  • Materials
  • Legal
  • Finances
  • Economics

You’ll learn skills that’ll enable you to take a leading role in the field of project management, while developing your technical knowledge and ability to analyse problems.

Sitting within the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, this two-year degree features complex, open-ended enquiry-based projects. You’ll develop a systematic approach to problem-solving and learn to plan projects effectively, as well as gaining key skills in order to analyse, interpret and communicate results proficiently.

Why Master of Engineering Science (Project Management)?

We’re acclaimed as one of the leading Civil and Environmental Engineering schools in the world, ranked #1 in Australia and #11 globally in the 2020 QS Rankings by Subject. Each year our researchers work with over 100 industry and government organisations on industry and community-related projects.

Our centres and discipline groups provide focal points for our 80 researchers to contribute to global efforts in innovative civil, environmental and geospatial engineering research. The school has six research hubs working across the full range of civil engineering disciplines. We provide research and consulting services to industry and government that focus on environmental footprint analysis, life cycle assessment and sustainable consumption and production.

Your Career Opportunities

Each year our academics and research centres work with businesses, government and community organisations on specific projects that transfer our research into practice. Our alumni are consistently high contributors to Engineers Australia’s Top 100 list of Most Influential Engineers.

Joining the cohort within the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering will enable you to take advantage of our strong links with numerous industry partners such as:

  • Advisian
  • Laing O'Rourke
  • Taylor Thomson Whitting
  • Arup
  • AECOM
  • Cardno