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Master of IT Project Management

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Auckland University of Technology


Want to develop the skills for a career in IT project management in as little as one year? Study the Master of IT Project Management at AUT.

Gain the skills to design, implement and manage software development projects throughout their life cycle. You develop project management skills in planning, team facilitation, risk and change management for IT projects.

Practical components like the Research and Development Project will give you opportunities to apply what you learn in class to the real world. Our strong industry partnerships with companies like Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Fiserv, Datacom, Deloitte, and The Instillery will also help you gain valuable experience as part of your study.

Complete the following papers

ENSE880 Advanced Information Technology Project Management (15 points)
ENSE881 Digital Transformation and Change Management (15 points)
ENSE882 Team Facilitation for Information Technology Projects (15 points)

And complete a research project

ENSE986 Research Project (45 points)

And choose two electives

COMP806 Software Architecture (15 points)
ENSE800 Software Engineering for Services (15 points)
ENSE801 Advanced Software Development Methods (15 points)
ENSE803 Formal Specification and Design (15 points)
ENSE883 Information Technology Project Portfolios in Organisations (15 points)
FINA860 Financial Management (15 points)
HRMG801 Strategic Human Resource Management (15 points)
INFS800 Service Relationship Management (15 points)
INFS801 Service Science for IT (15 points)
INFS802 Service-Oriented Architecture (15 points)
INFS803 Cloud Computing (15 points)
INFS813 Information Technology Strategy and Policy (15 points)
INFS805 Contemporary Service Science Infrastructure (15 points)
INFS807 Readings (15 points)
INFS808 Global Information Technology Project Management (15 points)
INFS809 Software Development Methods (15 points)
INFS810 Software Requirements Engineering (15 points)
INTB860 Global Business Environment (15 points)
INTB801 International Business Management (15 points)
INTB862 SMEs in the Global Economy (15 points)
MGMT804 Organisational Change (15 points)
MGMT861 Managing Organisations and People (15 points)

Career Opportunities:

The Master of Information Technology Project Management meets the information technology sector’s demand for technically competent managers and development professionals with specialised skills for the unique environments software engineering projects present.

Entry criteria

Must have completed one of the following (or equivalent) with a B grade average or higher:

A relevant four-year bachelor’s degree; or
A relevant bachelor’s degree with honours; or
A relevant postgraduate diploma; or
A bachelor’s degree or graduate diploma and a relevant professional qualification


Have relevant information technology work experience approved by the dean or their representative to be equivalent to one year of advanced study.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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