Master of Project Management
An accredited project management qualification
Accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) and endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management, this course is for project managers looking for prestige.
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ECU has been ranked one of the world’s best young universities and Australia’s best public university for teaching quality. That quality extends to more than 6,000 students studying online. ECU offers the same quality of teaching to you, regardless of where you’re studying in the world. Their flexible study solutions include a huge range of online courses, recognising your need to juggle work, family or other commitments.
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At the end of the program, students of the Master of Project Management can:
- apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems in project management
- demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills
- demonstrate mastery of a global body of project management knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and methods
- independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables in the field of project management
- justify decisions and judgements that address a complex project management issue considering the ethical and social consequences.
The course provides students with the knowledge to manage projects in almost any industry. It provides a pathway into project management through the development of core skills in areas such as scheduling, project costing, risk management, project leadership and procurement. Current project managers can develop new contacts and extend their knowledge by learning and applying new theories and methods, thus enabling them to move ahead in their careers.
Possible future job titles: Project Team Member, Project Officer, Project Manager, Project Scheduler, Project Administrator, Project Support Officer, Program Manager
Endorsed by: Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM)
A student who has completed this course is eligible to apply for certification as a Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) under AIPM’s RegPM program. To qualify for CPPP the student must apply for Associate Membership with a copy of their qualification and the course must be listed on our website at the time of application.
All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in a discipline other than Project Management, with equivalents considered.
Work and Life
Alternatively applicants can apply with at least five years appropriate professional experience, or have a Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline.
English Proficiency Requirements
English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
- Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
- Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
- Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
- Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
If you're applying for a course and have previous study or professional experience, you may be eligible for what we call 'advanced standing'.
For more information and to apply please go to https://www.ecu.edu.au/future-students/course-entry/advanced-standing
Project Management is becoming a core activity in all organisations and increasingly vital to delivery of the corporate strategy.
ECU's Master of Project Management is offered within the School of Business and Law, so the course has a strong business focus.
It is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills of project management principles and practice to design, implement and lead a diverse range of projects in almost any industry.
The Master of Project Management aims to enable students to critically apply theory and principles to practice by examining real world project management cases and examples in a collaborative environment facilitated by academics and industry practitioners. Students are provided with the opportunity to research contemporary project management issues and approaches in order to solve complex problems and be able to contribute to the advancement of the profession and to the wider community.
Students are required to complete 12 units
- FBL5010 Managing People and Organisations
- MAN5401 Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders
- MAN5402 Project Scheduling and Control
- FBL5030 Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business
- MAN5410 Project Integration and Procurement Management
- MAN6302 Managing Project Quality
- MAN6301 Project Risk Management
- MAN6304 Project Leadership
- MAN5901 Information Systems Challenges in Management
- MAN6305 Contemporary Approaches to Project Management
- MAN6303 Program Management
- MAN6325 Project Management Capstone