Master of Facilities Management

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Facilities Management

Cloud (online)*

Duration1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeS795

Note: Offered to continuing students only.

Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.

Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Facilities management is an emerging discipline that centres around the management of existing facilities and the strategic alignment of physical infrastructure to an organisation’s core business goals, and the important health and safety needs of its workforce and customers.  

Deakin’s Master of Facilities Management will equip you to be able to work across traditional professional boundaries, from property investment and development through to space management and workplace logistics, using key project management skills to ensure optimum value for money is attained at all stages of the property life cycle.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

Career opportunities

Multiple career opportunities can arise from a qualification in facilities management. These include: asset and property management, property investment and management, workplace logistics and strategic technical services, sustainable practices and effective planning and design of space.

Alternative exits

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Master of Facilities Management, you must successfully complete 12 credit points as follows:

  • 11 core units (12 credit points)

Course structure

Trimester 1

SRF701Operational Facilities and Asset Management

SRF702Strategic Facilities and Asset Management

MPM721Organisational Behaviour

SRR782Research Methodology

SRM752Advanced Project Management

Trimester 2

SRF703Risk Management

SRM751Integrated Project Information Management

SRQ762Cost Planning

SRT750Sustainable Futures

SRR715Thesis (Facilities Management) (2 cps)

Trimester 3

SRV799Built Environment Integrated Project