Master of IT Project Management

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 agile software development projects throughout their life cycle. Enhance your project management skills in agile organisation concepts, 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.

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Minimum entry requirements

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

International student entry requirements

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with our Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

Complete the following courses

ENSE880 Agile Information Technology Project Management (15 points)
ENSE881 Digital Transformation and Change Management (15 points)
ENSE882 Team Facilitation for Information Technology Projects (15 points)
ENSE883 Information Technology Project Portfolios in Organisations (15 points)

And complete a research project

ENSE986 Research Project (45 points)

We often collaborate with industry partners to offer Master of IT Project Management students opportunities for an industry-based research project:

Industry partners can submit a student project

And choose one elective

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)
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)

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Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses.

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.

Quick facts
Programme code:
1 year full-time / part-time available
City Campus
17 Jul 2023
26 Feb 2024
15 Jul 2024
$10,277 (for 120 points)
($9,203 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
$41,074 (for 120 points)
($40,000 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
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  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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