Master of Project Management (MPPM)

General

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Programme Description

Master the art of project management

Do you want to deliver innovative solutions using advanced skills in project management? Developed in conjunction with industry, the Australian Institute of Project Management and the Project Management Institute, USQ’s Master of Project Management will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be a leader in the field of project management.

In addition to topics such as team leadership, project delivery, project-based management and risk management, you will be able to personalize your degree by choosing electives from our MBA or Master of Business and Innovation degrees to suit your career.

One of our recent graduates was awarded the Australian Institute of Project Management’s 2015 Queensland Project Manager of the year.

You can specialize your studies in:

  • Agribusiness (not available in 2017),
  • Big Data and Visualisation,
  • Business Leadership,
  • Crisis Management,
  • Digital Marketing Analytics,
  • Digital Transformation,
  • Emergency and Disaster Communication,
  • Enterprise Leadership,
  • Finance,
  • Global Business Management,
  • International Business,
  • Project Leadership,
  • Professional Communication,
  • Property Development and Management,
  • Strategic Human Resource Management,
  • Strategic Marketing, or
  • Sustainable Business.

Study project management on-campus or online and take advantage of our intensive workshop mode

You have the option to study Project Management on-campus or online and choose to study via our intensive workshop mode. With this option, comprehensive study materials are sent to you and the program is taught via intensive teaching blocks, where a full semester’s lectures are condensed into two 2-day workshops.

During these workshops, held on-campus at USQ Springfield, you will review materials, examine case studies, and learn from leading industry practitioners. You benefit from peer-to-peer learning while enjoying the flexibility to balance your study, work, and life.

Professional accreditation

USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® as a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). A study of project management at USQ earns professional development units towards certification with PMI including towards the Project Management Professional (PMP) ®. PMI, PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) offers student membership to enrolled students, and professional certification to graduates, of endorsed programs. Visit the AIPM to find out what you may be eligible for, as well as conditions and fees set by the AIPM.

Career outcomes

Your studies in project management will enhance your career opportunities as a project manager within industries including business, health, construction, engineering, defence, events management, science, marketing, human resources management and education.

Entry Requirements

3-year bachelor degree from an Australian University or equivalent plus at least 2 years’ experience in the business.

Evidence of work experience with:

  • Resume or professional LinkedIn profile which provides evidence of work experience, including:
    • Organisation name
    • Position title
    • Start and end dates of employment for each position
    • Type of employment (full-time, part-time or casual)
    • Key duties, responsibilities, and achievements.
    • Names, position titles and contact details of referees (employers or supervisors) who will be able to verify the nature of your work for the period of 2 years. Referees may be contacted by USQ and should be able to provide details on responsibilities including but not limited to: managing people or client accounts, managerial responsibilities for any major projects and/or financial delegation accountabilities.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

Students who do not hold a bachelor degree or equivalent are suggested to study the Graduate Certificate of Business (Project Management), provided that you have the minimum 2 years full-time or equivalent work experience.

Miscellaneous

On-campus Online
Semester intake: Semester 1 (February)
Semester 2 (July)
Semester 1 (February)
Semester 2 (July)
Semester 3 (November)
Campus: Springfield -
Fees: Domestic full fee paying place
International full fee paying place
Domestic full fee paying place
International full fee paying place
Standard duration: 1.5 years full-time and 3 years part-time.
Maximum duration is 3 years full-time and 6 years part-time.
1.5 years full-time and 3 years part-time.
Maximum duration is 3 years full-time and 6 years part-time.
Last updated December 2017

About the School

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