Master of Construction Project Management at University of New South Wales, Australia

The Master of Construction Project Management at UNSW, a 1.7-year accelerated postgraduate degree, will equip you for professional advancement that accelerates answers to the current and forthcoming challenges in the construction business.


The Master of Construction Project Management at UNSW, a 1.7-year accelerated postgraduate degree, will equip you for professional advancement that accelerates answers to the current and forthcoming challenges in the construction business.

With advanced disciplinary courses and a research project, you'll delve into modern management strategies. Applying them will assist you as you prepare to lead efforts that benefit both people and the environment by enabling you to finish projects successfully in terms of time, money, quality, safety, and sustainability.

Besides that, practical experience is the key component of this degree. In order to simulate real business interactions with stakeholders, you will study alongside a group of peers and professionals in the domains of planning, design, and architecture. During your final term, you will finish a research-based project, a professional project, or get experience in the workplace, providing you the connections, research experience, and portfolio you need to advance your career.

What you will study

Program Structure

If you are eligible for the undergraduate program, you can reduce the time to only 1.7 years by completing the Master of Construction Project Management in one year of full-time study.

You'll enroll in a variety of numbers and kinds of courses, depending on the curriculum you select, such as:

  1. 1.7 year Master of Construction Project Management - 72 units of credit

  • 11 courses¬†

  1. 1 year Master of Construction Project Management  - 48 units of credit

  • 8 courses

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate your broad knowledge of the field of construction project management, covering both age-old theories and more recent developments that are relevant to the field or trade.

  1. Utilize construction project management principles and techniques to unusual or difficult circumstances.

  1. Critically evaluate the arguments and texts being used today in building project management.

  1. Demonstrate a high level of independence and self-reliance when learning or employing new skills or knowledge.

  1. A comprehensive understanding of global perspectives that are relevant to the field of construction management and the building industry should be evident.

  1. Embrace variety, social and environmental responsibility, and cultural awareness.

  1. Exhibit exceptional levels of teamwork and coordination in their professional roles within the construction sector.

Career Opportunities

Construction management is a huge, varied industry with strong recent growth and promising prospects for the future. Most construction managers are full-time employees who earn an average of $3450 AUD a week, which is significantly more than the Australian average*.

You will also benefit from our strong industry connections and make relationships while you are a student at UNSW.

Besides that, you can pursue and succeed in a number of jobs in construction, project management, and more both domestically and internationally with the help of the Master in Construction Project Management, which will provide you highly sought-after skills.

There are many potential careers, including:

  • Construction management

  • Project management

  • Design management

  • Value management

  • International project management

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The Master of Construction Project Management has two different entry points. Whether you qualify to enroll in the accelerated program or not will affect the program for which you apply. This depends on the breadth and relevance of your prior experience in relation to managing building projects.

  • 1.7 year full-time program - 72 Units of Credit

  • 1 year full-time program - 48 Units of Credit

English Language Requirements

In order to study at UNSW, you may be required to provide proof of English proficiency, depending on your educational history and citizenship. UNSW demands a minimum level of English language competency for enrolment since English language skills are crucial for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments, and exams.

It will be mentioned in your application if proof of English proficiency is necessary. You can do so by demonstrating that you meet at least one of the following requirements:

  1. English language examinations and universities English courses

  2. Prior English language schooling is also a requirement. 

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Tuition Fee

Commonwealth-Supported Places

  • 2022 Indicative First Year Full Fee - $31,920

  • 2022 Indicative Full Fee to Complete Degree - $48,200

There are many Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available for this degree.


Each year, UNSW gives more than $83 million in scholarships. We like to support success and grant college access to kids from all backgrounds. Whether you're an American or an international student, our variety of scholarships, prizes, and awards will support you along the way.

  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    1.7 years
  • Application Fee
  • Intake
  • Language Test Score
  • Scholarship
    $10,000 for 1 year