University of Southern Queensland USQ

Master of Project Management

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

This program gives students specific business-related skills and knowledge so that they can manage small, medium and large-sized projects as a senior team leader, project manager or project director.

Designed for

Project managers


  • 12 units: 8 core courses
  • plus one 4-unit coursework or research specialisation or one 4-unit general specialisation.


  • Big Data and Visualisation
  • Business Leadership
  • Crisis Management
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Digital Transformation
  • Emergency and Disaster Communication
  • Enterprise Leadership, Finance
  • General
  • Global Business Management
  • International Business
  • Professional Communication
  • Project Leadership
  • Property Development and Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Sustainable Business
  • Research
  • Advanced Research

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree (AQF level 7) and a minimum of two years' professional work experience in business, or equivalent.


USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Global Registered Education Provider. A study of project management at USQ earns professional development units towards certification with PMI including towards the Project Management Professional. PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The Master of Project Management is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Study pathways

Articulation from Graduate Certificate of Business, Graduate Diploma of Business; Articulation to Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years
Springfield Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Further information

Not all specialisations are offered in on-campus mode. Where a specialisation is offered on-campus, it may not be offered in that mode at all campuses.

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