• Application Deadline
  • 18 months


Program objectives

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

    - demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory, professional practice and scholarship in project management

    - investigate, analyse, synthesise and apply complex information, problems, concepts and theories to a project management body of knowledge or practice

    - demonstrate technical, communication and research skills to interpret and justify theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences

    - demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning, with high level personal autonomy and accountability

    - plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.

    Career outcomes

    Your studies in project management will enhance your career opportunities as a project manager within industries including business, health, construction, engineering, defence, events management, science, marketing, human resources management and education.


USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® as a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.).

PMI, PMP and Project Management Professional (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).

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
    - Project-Based Management
    - Project Processes and Systems
    - Project Team Leadership
    - Project Delivery
    - Project-based Change Management
    - Project Risk Management
    - Portfolio, Program and Benefits Management
    - Project Management Research Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      Maximum duration is 3 years full-time.
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Maximum duration is 6 years part-time.
  • Credits
    12 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

    - Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of project management and a minimum of two years’ professional work experience in business, or equivalent.

    - English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3.

    For candidates who meet the program work experience requirements but do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent (AQF level 7) in a business-related discipline, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business provides an articulation pathway into the Master of Project Management.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3220 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3220 AUD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    2940 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2940 AUD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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