Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to attend classes?
Yes, each unit will have a one-hour online tutorial each week (except CPD1102 which has fewer online tutorials).
Is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available?
APIC recognises the need to facilitate continued opportunities for the pursuit of formal education through the recognition of previous learning. The Award of Credit Policy outlines the principles, procedures, and limits for recognition of a student’s prior learning (RPL) and experience through the awarding of credit towards an APIC award course.
How is the course delivered?
Your course takes place entirely online in APIC’s custom-designed Online Learning System (OLS) which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The APIC Online Learning System is an intuitive, self-contained environment that is easy to use and provides the organisation and flexibility for you to be a successful student. Once you log into the OLS, you will have access to a variety of materials and activities for each week’s lessons. Subjects are assessed with an assignment and examination.
What is the course structure?
Students study 12 units in total. Students can undertake this program in an intensive mode or spread over a longer period of time to accommodate both personal and professional needs. Intakes are 4 times per year. The course is designed for your flexibility so you can study intensively, take only one unit in a study period or skip some terms.
How do I access my course?
You will be sent an email with information on how to access your online course as early as 2 weeks prior to the course start date. The email will provide a link to our custom-designed Online Learning System.
What are the time commitments for this course?
Your course can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We recommend logging on regularly every week to stay engaged with the class discussions and complete the set activities and content each week.
Do I need specific equipment to take online courses?
You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Our MBPM online course can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, however you will also need to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components.
Are there prerequisites or language requirements?
Applicants to the MBPM need to have successfully completed a Bachelor Degree or higher awarded by a recognised university or higher education institution, in any discipline. If you do not meet this entry requirement, you may be able to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Project Management. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma will make you eligible to progress to the MBPM.
Additionally, all applicants from a non-English speaking background applying to any postgraduate course at APIC must satisfy the additional English language requirements Follow this link to see detailed information about the Entry Requirements: https://mbpm.apicollege.edu.au/course-details/#entryrequirements
Is the MBPM an accredited course?
Yes, APIC is registered as an approved Higher Education Provider by Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency and APIC’s award courses are accredited by the same authority. APIC is formally registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). The degrees and awards conferred by APIC conform to the Australian Qualifications Framework.
How do I apply?
Fees and Payment
How can I pay my fees?
You have more payment options:
– Online payment.
– Transfer money to our account.
– Over the phone.
Do you provide financial assistance?
APIC does provide scholarships for this course on a case-by-case basis. Please reach one of our Course Advisers for more information and terms and conditions. Some students also seek professional development support from their employer or from external scholarships.
Can I exit from my Masters course with a lesser qualification?
The MBPM will have exit point qualifications the Graduate Certificate of Project Management and Graduate Diploma of Project Management.
How does the 4-weeks Trial Period work?
We trust that you will love our MBPM course, so you can try it for the first 4 weeks after only paying the $200 AUD enrollment fee. If you cancel your course before the last day of week 4, we won’t charge you anything else. If you don’t cancel the course, we will automatically charge you for the course, considering the payment terms you have chosen.
How do I cancel my course?
Please call our team on 1300 870 962 and give your feedback. Our Education Consultant will organise the cancellation of your enrollment and no further fees will be charged. It would be great to hear from you why you decided to cancel for our own learning and improvement.
Cancelation Policy & Refunds
The 200 enrolment fee is non-refundable and will cover basic admin costs. The student must cancel by the last day of week 4 to avoid extra charges.
The student will start being charged from the 5th week, according to the payment plan chosen at the time of the enrolment. If the cancel after week 4, which we consider our cooling period, they will be liable to pay only for the study period in which they are enrolled and its units.