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CV84 - Master of Project Management

Overview

At a glance

Study the Master of Project Management and equip yourself 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.

Study modes On-Campus, Distance
Courses/units 15/96
Availability BrisbaneMelbourneSydneyMackayPerthDistance Education 
Duration 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Intake dates March, July, November
CRICOS 088198J
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Term 3 intake is only available in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and by distance education.

International Students - intake into Perth is only available in Term 2 and Term 3 and intake into Mackay is only available in Term 1 and Term 2.


Career opportunities

Career opportunities are endless for project management graduates and you could find employment in many industries, such as engineering, business, IT, construction, health, government, mining, transportation and many others. The course will boost your career advancement prospects and provide a competitive advantage for you in the marketplace.

Professional recognition

This is a new course and accreditation with the Project Management Institute (PMI) is in development. CQUniversity’s postgraduate project management courses have been designed to develop graduates who will be eligible for membership with the Project Management Institute and it is expected that accreditation will be finalised by 2018.

For eligibility concerning membership, please refer to the Project Management Institute official website.

Details

Summary

As part of the course you will undertake a research project that can be based on either your 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 unit materials have been aligned to the Project Management Institute (PMI) global standards and core bodies of knowledge.

Why Study at CQUniversity

If you want to learn how business works, and like to strategise and manage, a course or unit of study in business may be for you. There are no limitations to where a business qualification can take you. Choose from a broad spectrum of fields, and develop highly desired, transferable skills such as team work and communication.

Wide choice of study areas
At CQUniversity, our Business and Law courses and units cover a diverse range of areas including arts, accounting, business, hospitality, human resource management, information systems, management, marketing, professional communication, property, public relations, retail, supply chain management, tourism, warehousing and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

Flexibility
Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit you.

Graduate work ready
We provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

Life-long learning
You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Up-to-date and industry relevant
CQUniversity consults with industry when developing and reviewing courses and units to ensure content is up-to-date and meeting demands of employers.

Study your way
Many of our offerings are flexible in their delivery, allowing you to study either on-campus or by distance education. Regardless of how you choose to study, you will always have the support of our experienced teaching professionals and technicians who bring industry-relevant and real-world skills and knowledge to the learning environment.

Postgraduate and research
CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research courses.

Structure and assessment

Program Structure

You are required to complete 11 core units and 4 electives from the list provided.

Course information

For example units you could study as part of the Master of Project Management course please click here.

If you have any questions regarding this course, call 13 27 86.

Articulation arrangements

CV84 Master of Project Management is the final of the three courses available in the Project Management suite. CV81 Graduate Diploma of Project Management is the study pathway towards CV84 Master of Project Management. Recognition is given for units studied as part of the Graduate Diploma of Project Management.

Credit transfer information

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

Entry requirements

Course Requirements

To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course. For more information on these course requirements please view the ‘Course Requirements’ section found under the ‘What do I need to start?’ page under the ‘Getting Started’ tab of the Student Handbook . Additional information on student placements and work integrated learning can also be found in the Student Handbook, on the ‘Course Features’ page under ‘Getting Started’.

Entry Requirements

For entry into the Master of Project Management you are required to possess one of the following:

  • a bachelor in any degree discipline from an Australian university, college, or equivalent; or
  • a CQUniversity Graduate Diploma in Project Management, or equivalent.
Students who have completed the CQUniversity Graduate Diploma of Project Management, will be granted advanced standing of seven (7) core units and one (1) elective unit.

English Requirements

International Students

If you have English as your second language (international or domestic students born outside of Australia, Canada, NZ, UK, Ireland, South Africa or USA), you need to meet different English language proficiency requirements depending on the level of study and/or program you wish to undertake. Visit our English requirements page for more details.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Degree-level students should check their Offer Letter to confirm the type of place they have been offered as this determines which fees apply to their enrolment. Students offered

  • Commonwealth supported places are liable to pay Student Contributions;
  • domestic full-fee places are liable to pay Tuition Fees;
  • international full-fee places are liable to pay International Tuition Fees.

In addition to these fees, degree-level students pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee. NOTE: Some students who are exempt from paying Student Contributions and Tuition Fees, e.g. Research Higher Degree candidates, will be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee.

Fees are calculated upon enrolment, and recalculated after any enrolment change made prior to census date. Fees are also recalculated after administrative changes or updates are made to a student record, e.g. changes to citizenship status or Fee Liability Category.

Once calculated, fees can be viewed by logging into MyCentre, which also allows students to view and print Fee Notices on demand. The due date for payment is detailed on the Fee Notice.

PLEASE NOTE that paper Fee Notices are not issued by CQUniversity – students must access their Fee Notices in MyCentre.

For current degree-level fee schedules and information about HELP schemes, please select from the following:

Scholarships

Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

How to Apply

Applying

You've made an excellent choice. Now that you've decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we're here to assist you every step of the way.

You can apply to study Master of Project Management by clicking the Apply Now button below.

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For Western Australia applicants please use our Apply WA portal.

Should you require any assistance please contact our Student Advice team by calling 13 27 86 or send us an email via http://contactus.cqu.edu.au.

For more information on applying for Master of Project Management, please click here.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

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