CV84 Master of Project Management

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 11 Total credit points: 72

In Year 2, Term 2 of the degree, students must select ONE of the following units:

PPMP20016 Project Management Research - This unit consists of a final year research project for the Master of Project Management. This unit is designed so that you can complete an investigative study through the analysis of, reflection on and critique of, an area of your professional practice that was commenced in the Project Management Project Proposal unit. By completing this project, you will contribute to the body of knowledge for your discipline. You will present your project in a dissertation.

PPMP20017 Project Management Internship – In this unit you will undertake an internship, which will provide you with real project management experience while working with an employer (work-integrated learning). You will integrate knowledge and skills gained while studying your discipline units with their application in the workplace to further develop your project management competencies. You will document and reflect on your learning experiences and on their contribution to your professional development.

To qualify for the internship, you need to undertake and have successfully completed all core and elective stream units prior to the internship term. You must also be in good academic standing, successfully pass the CQUniversity English Language Placement test and complete an interview with the internship host.

PPMP20018 Project Management Practicum – In this unit you will undertake a project and participate in tasks associated with project management within a contemporary work environment. Assessment includes the opportunity to plan and execute a project, analyse your project performance and self-reflect on your experience and lessons learnt.

Further Information

For further information on these units, please contact the Unit Coordinator for each unit. Details of Unit Coordinators can be found on the unit profiles.

Additional information on the Internship is provided during an information session given by Australian Internships. Students who elect to take the internship option should refer to the study schedule posted on the Moodle site: School of Engineering and Technology Internships (SET Internships).

Students studying full time will undertake their first elective unit in Year 1 Term 2.
A second elective is undertaken in Year 2 Term 1.
The remaining two elective units will be undertaken in Year 2 Term 2.

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PPMP20007 Project Management Concepts
PPMP20008 Initiating and Planning Projects
PPMP20009 Leading Lean Projects
PPMP20010 Executing and Closing Projects
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PPMP20011 Contract and Procurement Management
PPMP20012 Program and Portfolio Management Information Systems
PPMP20013 Project Management for Operators of Large Assets
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BUSN20016 Research in Business
PPMP20014 Complex Project Management
PPMP20015 Research Proposal
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
PPMP20016 Research Project 2
PPMP20017 Project Management Internship
PPMP20018 Project Management Practicum


Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

It is strongly recommended for students to select one group of four units from the three groups below.

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
COIT20249 Professional Skills in Information Communication Technology
COIT20245 Introduction to Programming
COIT20248 Information Systems Analysis and Design
COIT20246 ICT Services Management
Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
ENMM20023 Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management
ENMM20025 Maintenance Strategies
ENMM20029 Maintenance Organisation
ENMM20024 Asset Management Systems
Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
BUSN20017 Effective Business Communications
STAT20029 Statistics for Managerial Decisions
MGMT20135 Critical Thinking and Managerial Decision-Making
MGMT20134 Business Ethics and Sustainability