In an increasingly competitive business environment, there is a need to structure, combine and leverage internal and external resources for the purpose of creating value for stakeholders and maximise competitive advantage. Capability management balances the sustainable use of these resources and the development of future capabilities with current operational requirements to meet strategic business objectives.  

 

Faculty
UNSW Canberra at ADFA
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Master of Capability Management
Commencing Terms
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration (Full Time)
1 Year(s)

The Master of Capability Management at UNSW Canberra is designed for students who wish to gain a more detailed understanding of the managerial and technical skills and expertise relevant to planning and acquisition of complex technology and systems. 

This program will provide you with a high level of understanding of the issues associated with the development and management of capability and capability systems. You will explore the technical and management factors that influence the design, performance, employability, logistic supportability and technical integrity of materiel systems to achieve capability requirements. 

 

Program Code
8399
Campus
Canberra
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
48
Indicative Enrolments
60

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Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for the Entry Requirements.

Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for the Entry Requirements.

Program structure

Students undertaking Master of Capability Management are required to complete 48 Units of Credit (UOC) by completing eight 6-UOC courses from the list in the Handbook entry for the program (see the list in Course Availability below). 

In the Master of Capability Management program, students must complete three of the core courses and five elective courses. Not all elective courses will be available in a particular year. 

The courses in the program may be taken in any order but it is recommended that the three core courses are completed first, followed by the five elective courses. 

With the approval of the Program Coordinator, students may take up to two elective courses (12 UOC) from other coursework programs.

Full Structure

Potential Careers

  • Capability Manager in a defence program
  • Program Manager for defence industry program
  • Defence Acquisition consultant
  • Systems Engineer

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

*If you are an international student studying an Australian qualification, go to the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) for application and UAC key dates. Note: If you are under 18 years of age, you need to make special arrangements. Read more.

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2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$32,400*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$32,400*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

 

2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$39,120*
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$39,120*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International

 

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