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Master of Project Management MPRM

Program focus


The Master of Project Management aims to produce graduates who
have appropriate skills and knowledge to be capable of managing small,
medium and large-sized projects as a senior team leader, a project
manager or project director. Students have a choice from two strands,
Project Management and Complex Project Management. Students may also
choose specialisations from other Faculty of Business and Law coursework
masters programs, such as any of the specialisations from the Master of Business Administration.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Duration

1 year full-time, up to 4 years part-time

Professional accreditation

The Master of Project Management is accredited by the US-based Project Management Institute (PMI).
USQ is endorsed as a National Provider of Project Management education
by the Australian Institute of Project
Management (AIPM).

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Program aims

The Master of Project Management aims to produce graduates who
have appropriate skills and knowledge to be capable of managing small,
medium and large-sized projects as a senior team leader, a project
manager or project director.

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Program objectives

Upon completion of the Master of Project Management students
will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical structure of project
    management as defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • demonstrate essential skills in relation to identification and
    analysis of logistics management, and integrate logistics management
    into the overall operation of the organisation

  • apply the theoretical principles of project management to a
    project environment in relation to project:

    • scheduling and time management

    • cost management

    • quality management

    • human resources management

    • communications management

    • risk management

    • procurement management

    • integration management

    • scope management


  • apply management skills acquired through elective courses in
    the context of project management.


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Program structure

The Master of Project Management has two strands: Project Management
and Complex Project Management. Each is comprised of 8 single-unit
courses as follows:

Strand 1: Project Management

The Project Management strand consists of:

  • a choice of 4 core from 5 courses

  • 1 specialisation or 4 elective courses.


Course Semester/mode of offer Toowoomba campus Semester/mode of offer Springfield campus
Core courses choose 4 courses from the
following:
MGT8021 Project Sustainability Management S1 (EXT, WEB)
MGT8022 Project-Based Management S1 (EXT, WEB), S3 (EXT, WEB) S1
MGT8024 Project Quality, Risk and Procurement Management S2 (EXT, WEB) S2
MGT8025 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management S1 (EXT, WEB) S1
MGT8027 Project Human Resources, Communications and Integration Management S2 (EXT, WEB), S3 S2
plus a 4 course specialisation or 4 elective courses.

Project Management strand students may study one of the following
specialisation areas: Information Systems, Leadership, Property or
any specialisation from the Master of Business Administration.

Students completing 4 courses from a single specialisation will
be entitled to an appropriate endorsement on their testamur.

Course Semester/mode of offer Toowoomba campus Semester/mode of offer Springfield campus
Information Systems
CIS8004 Business Systems Planning and Implementation S1
CIS8009 Management of Business Data Communications and Telecommunications S1, S2
CIS8010 Information Systems Project Management S2
CIS8100 Digital Enterprise S1, S3
Leadership
MGT8033 Leading Organisational Change S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) S2
MGT8037 Team Leadership S2 (EXT, WEB)
MGT8038 Leadership Development S1 (EXT, WEB)
MGT8039 Strategic Leadership S3 (EXT, WEB)
Property
LAW8074 Project Legal Issues S2 (EXT, WEB) S2
MGT8028 Project Tendering and Contracting S1 (EXT, WEB) S1
MGT8070 Property Development S1 (EXT, WEB) S1
MGT8072 Property Ownership Management (Formerly
FIN8072).
S2 (EXT, WEB) S2

Some courses in these specialisations are only available
in external mode.

Electives

Students may complete any 4 courses at 5000 or 8000 level from
the Faculty of Business and Law coursework Master programs subject
to prerequisite requirements. Alternately students may choose 5000
or 8000 coursework courses from any USQ Master program with the approval
of the Director of Coursework Studies.

Strand 2: Complex Project Management

The Complex Project Management strand consists of 8 specified
single-unit courses.

Course Semester/mode of offer Toowoomba campus Semester/mode of offer Springfield campus
Core courses:
MGT8021 Project Sustainability Management S1 (EXT, WEB)
MGT8024 Project Quality, Risk and Procurement Management S2 (EXT, WEB) S2
MGT8025 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management S1 (EXT, WEB) S1
MGT8027 Project Human Resources, Communications and Integration Management S2 (EXT, WEB), S3 S2
Compulsory courses:
ENG8111 Project Requirements Management For current year offerings, please
refer to
course specification website
LAW8074 Project Legal Issues S2 (EXT, WEB) S2
MGT8028 Project Tendering and Contracting S1 (EXT, WEB) S1
MGT8033 Leading Organisational Change* S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) S2

Footnotes
*This course will
be offered in semester 1 (external) and semester 2 (external and on-campus)
from 2013.

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Exit points

Students who do not complete the Master of Project Management,
but who satisfy all the requirements of the Postgraduate Certificate in Business
may be permitted to exit with that qualification.

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