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Take the next step in your career by studying a Master of Project Management

If you’re looking to develop your leadership, collaboration and problem-solving skills, consider taking the next step in your career by studying a Master of Project Management with QUT Online.

Our Master of Project Management will provide you with advanced discipline knowledge and skills to lead and manage large and complex projects in diverse work settings. All members of our online teaching staff are working or retired project management professionals with a vast range of experience at managing projects in industries such as:

  • Infrastructure
  • Banking
  • IT
  • Education
  • Research and development
  • Financial services
  • Health
  • Cyber security
  • Not-for-profit organisations
  • Sustainability.

In this course, you will learn the main concepts, techniques and methodologies of project management and develop your skills in the management of time, cost, quality and risk. You will learn about the technical elements of project and program management, the people management elements, how to align projects to strategic objectives, how to procure and structure contractual arrangements, and conduct research into a project management problem.

Get the competitive edge in your career with a Master of Project Management. You will learn creative problem solving, how to collaborate effectively, leadership and management skills, in order to fully prepare you to provide project management and leadership in a diverse range of industries.

This course is available to international students.

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Entry criteria

You can gain entry into the Master of Project Management with:

  • a completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in project management, engineering, built environment or business; or
  • a completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline, and at least six months full-time (or equivalent) professional project management work experience; or
  • a completed recognised diploma (or higher qualification) in project or program management and two years full-time (or equivalent) relevant professional work experience; or
  • five years full-time (or equivalent) professional project management work experience; or
  • completion of QUT’s Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

Talk to a Course Consultant

Course Consultants can provide more information about your specific qualifications or experience.

Call us on 1300 104 196

Or you can contact us online and make an enquiry today.

Looking to upskill your team? Find out how QUT Online can bring top-tier expertise and industry knowledge to your organisation by educating your workforce.

"The subjects that I’ve completed in my masters are already creating many lightbulb moments at work. I speak more holistically about project management, and I have a deeper understanding of the interdependencies at play in the projects I’m tasked to deliver."

Anna | Master of Project Management | Environmental management and consultation

Course units

You can study full time, part time or at an accelerated pace and adjust your study load every teaching period, depending on what is happening in your life at the time. Choose up to two units every teaching period, factoring in approximately 12-15 hours of study per week and unit.

When reviewing QUT course documentation, please note that the code PMN refers to the on-campus version of a unit and the code PMQ refers to the online version.

Units

Project Management Essentials 1

Project Management Essentials 2

Systems in Project Management

People and Projects

Organisations and Projects

Strategy and Projects

Units

Strategic Project Procurement

Strategic Risk Management

Projects and Performance

Project Investigation 1

Project Investigation 2

Managing the Project

Support

Our dedicated support team are here to help you when you need it. They are available online or over the phone seven days a week to answer all your questions. They are here to help with everything from technical support to academic questions. QUT Online has the tools and people to make your postgraduate study achievable and enjoyable.

Career opportunities

Project Manager

Initiate, plan, execute, control, and close the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria.

Program Manager

As an experienced professional, manage a group of projects that share common resources to achieve organisational objectives.

Portfolio Manager

Centrally manage a portfolio of projects aimed at achieving strategic objectives of the organisation.

Project Director

Lead, coach and direct project managers and project teams with a tactical and strategic organisational focus.

Learning at QUT Online

A unique opportunity

Whether you’re advancing or changing your career, studying online is the flexible way to achieve your goal, allowing you to log on and learn when it suits.

Your network

We are ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for employer-student connections. And when you study with us, our connections become your connections.

Learning that suits you best

Fit study into your life, when it suits you. If you study on your lunch break, or after your kids are in bed, you can access everything you need, wherever you are.

Ready to apply?

Apply online by filling out our application form or speak to a Course Consultant on 1300 104 196

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