BP208 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management)

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Plan: BP208 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management)
Award abbreviation: BAppSc(ProjMgt)
Total credit points: 384
Career: UGRD
Duration: 4 years full time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Property, Construction & Project Management (325H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/propertyconstruction
ASCED code: 080315
CRICOS code: 052325D

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) will develop your broadly based and specialised knowledge of project management. The courses in this program have been designed to enable you to develop and apply your theoretical and practice based knowledge to achieve effective project management. You will be able to conceptualise a project, develop a project plan and effectively implement a project, analysing project outcomes. 

The program will develop your discipline based and interdisciplinary knowledge of project management practice and principles in a range of organisational contexts and industry settings. As a graduate of this program, you will be able to perform a broad spectrum of roles that project management entails, ranging from working on project teams to leading them, in a diverse range of domains.  You will be equipped to apply your practice-based knowledge, skill and expertise to diverse industries within the field of project management, which include construction management property and event management. 

This program replicates industry and professional practice contexts and will equip you to work independently and collaboratively to develop your project management capacity and expertise. In doing so, you will develop your expert knowledge of specialised areas within project management including project planning, quality management, risk analysis, procurement, stakeholder management, project evaluation and financial analysis.  

You will critically engage with project management theory and best practice principles, and evaluate and implement project management strategies as appropriate to the industry and organisational context,. You will be able to apply high level critical thinking, project management and problem solving skills to effectively address industry needs and priorities, and be equipped to contribute effectively to the leadership and project management of projects.

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to critically analyse and respond to diverse client needs. You will be experienced in collaborating with diverse project stakeholders and be able to interpret new developments and theoretical knowledge to inform your decision making as a project management professional. You will be equipped to contribute your specialised knowledge and expertise to project teams, and utlise your skills and knowledge to realise project outcomes and deliverables.

A capstone experience is offered through the course Project Planning and Management and Capstone Project, BUSM 4333. Through a professional practice project you will integrate and synthesise your knowledge, connect theory to practice as well as demonstrate your holistic achievement of the program learning outcomes. 

Successful completion of this program will enable you to acquire skills in local and global contexts, supporting your further learning, research and life-long learning. 

Successful completion of this program provides a pathway into a Masters. Upon successful completion of this program you may also be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University.

 

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Articulation and pathways

Source ProgramOwning SchoolCredit towards this programAcademic requirement for entryDate of agreement & expiry
  Courses  
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)RMIT The School of Engineering TAFE

BUIL1226
BUIL1227
BUIL1229
BUIL1237

BUIL1247
3 x Electives

Selction for entry is based on academic achievement and is subject to intake  numbersThese exemptions will be reviewed at the end of 2012
Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architecural)RMIT The School of Design TAFE

BUIL1226
BUIL1230
BUIL1227
BUIL1229

BUIL1249
3 x Electives

Selction for entry is based on academic achievement and is subject to intake  numbersThese exemptions will be reviewed at the end of 2012

After successfully completing the first year common courses you can elect to articulate into Construction Management, Property or Valuation degrees.

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Entrance requirements

Academic entrance requirements: Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent senior secondary school studies, or RMIT Foundation Studies program, or a recognised post secondary diploma or certificate in a relevant discipline. Applicants also need successful completion of Year 12/Foundation mathematics. Applicants with work experience in this field will also be considered.

VCE prerequisites: Units 1 and 2 - two units (any combination) mathematics (any) OR Units 3 and 4: mathematics (any). Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English.

International English language requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL (Paper based): 580 (TWE 4.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test – iBT): Overall score of 92 with minimum of 20 in any sections
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE(A)): 58 (no band less than 50)
  • Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE): CAE Grade B
  • RMIT English Worldwide (REW) – English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs: Advanced Plus certificate

Extra requirements
Non year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Pi form if they wish other information to be considered. Applicants should explain their reasons for wanting to study the course and include details of any relevant work or other experience.

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External accreditation and industry links

The Bachelor of Applied Science, (Project Management) (BP208) is accredited by:

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) www.rics.org  

On successful completion of BP208 Bachelor of Applied Science, (Project Management) graduates are entitled to apply for membership of the the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  

The Project Management Program is informed by consultation with the School's Advisory Board, whose membership is drawn from the construction and property industry.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Resources available from the Library
As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content
As a student in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the student portal, myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
You can find more information at http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=b3mism7rz4jd

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