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Master of Sustainment Management

Educating leaders in Defence, government & industry
Gain the knowledge you need to have a real-world impact in your career within the Defence sector. Develop a more detailed understanding of the technical expertise that’s required to provide sustainable outcomes for a brighter future, in Australia and beyond.
Commencing Terms
Semester 1 & 2
Duration
1 Year(s)
Delivery Mode
Online
Campus
Canberra
Codes
Program code 8566
CRICOS code -
Entry Requirements
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Fees
2024 Indicative first year full fee
$35,000*
2024 Indicative full fee to complete degree
$35,000*
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Overview

Modern military technology and systems are required to stay at the cutting edge of performance yet serve for increasingly longer life spans. The key to achieving successful sustainment outcomes relies on linking sustainment strategy, operations, and execution to meet performance requirements. Having an effective sustainment plan is crucial in ensuring that the technology and systems developed provide long-term benefits over the course of their life cycle.  

The Master of Sustainment Management at UNSW Canberra provides students with an opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of the managerial and technical skills and expertise relevant to planning, acquisition and sustainment of complex technology and systems over their life cycles. You will also develop ability to procure capability according to organisational strategy and to develop appropriate implementation and sustainable plans. 

The degree is offered by the UNSW Canberra School of Business in conjunction with the School of Engineering and Information Technology. The School of Business is an accredited member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Only 5% of university business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited. 

 

Program Code
8566
Campus
Canberra
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
48
Indicative Enrolments
28.0

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Entry requirements

Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for the Entry Requirements. 

Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for the Entry Requirements. 

Program structure

Students undertaking the Master of Sustainment Management are required to complete eight coursework courses (48 UOC). Students must complete four compulsory core courses (24 UOC) and four elective courses (24 UOC). Not all elective courses will be available in a particular year.  

For further program details, please visit the UNSW Handbook

Please Note: Course offerings and the Intensive Delivery Mode (IDM) courses can vary throughout the year - contact School for details. 

Full program structure

Potential careers

  • Acquisition manager
  • Asset manager
  • Sustainment manager

How to apply

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.

Ready to start your application?

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.

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Fees & Scholarships

2024 Indicative First Year Full Fee
$35,000*
2024 Indicative Full Fee to Complete Degree
$35,000*

*Fees are subject to annual review (or when required) by the University and may vary accordingly.

Indicative fees are a guide only and have been calculated based on the typical enrolment patterns of students undertaking the program. The indicative fees listed here is an estimate for tuition only and excludes non-tuition fees and charges. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year of enrolment, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (48 units of credit (UOC) per year).

You should not rely on indicative fees as fee increases are assessed when required and may exceed the indicative figures listed here. Actual fees are calculated on enrolment. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

2024 Indicative First Year Fee
$44,500*
2024 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$45,500*

*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 here.

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.

Scholarships


At UNSW, we award over $83 million in scholarships each year. We pride ourselves on rewarding excellence and making university accessible to students from all walks of life. Whether you’re a domestic or international student, our range of scholarships, prizes and awards can support your journey.


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