Master of Project Management

CQUniversity Australia

This course will equip students with knowledge through both course work and research into project management. This course focuses on both the hard technical and soft human aspects of project management as used in large commercial and public organisations. The conclusion of the course is a research project that can be based on either the students' workplace or issues that are important to the general project management profession. Graduates undertaking the qualification will be well prepared to contribute to future growth and change in the projects they are involved in whilst at the same time enhancing their individual career advancement opportunities. All the course materials have been aligned to the Project Management Institute (PMI) global standards and core bodies of knowledge.

Course Fee:

Australian: $47,520
International: $51,744

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university, college, or equivalent; or a CQUniversity Graduate Diploma in Project Management, or equivalent. English language requirements apply.


15 units (96 credit points)

Subjects you can Study:

Project management

Study Pathways:

Exit awards: Graduate Certificate in Project Management; Graduate Diploma in Project Management. Interim awards: Graduate Certificate in Hospital and Health Services Management; Graduate Certificate in Management; Graduate Certificate in Information Systems; Graduate Diploma of Project Management; Graduate Certificate in Information Technology; Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Tourism Management; Graduate Certificate in Social Innovation; Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

Further information:

At the completion of the first year of studies, students must select one of the following streams: Project Management Research Stream; Project Management Internship Stream; or Project Management Practicum Stream.


Accreditation from Project Management Institute Inc. will be sought from by 2020.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online Study No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Part time 4 years
Online Study No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Perth No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Sydney No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Perth No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Sydney No info Yes Full time 2 years
CQUniversity Melbourne No info Yes Part time 4 years
CQUniversity Melbourne No info Yes Full time 2 years
Online Study No info Yes Online

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