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  • Master of Project Management (MPMG) - MPM Mode of Campus Fees Duration Articulation Study (years/terms are consecutive) SCC TF IF RTS Max Min From Program To Program Oncampus N/A no no no no PCPM; PDPM DBAD External TWMBA no yes no no 6 years 3 terms Web N/A no no no no SCC = Student Contribution Charge TF = Tuition Fee IF = International Fee RTS = Research Training Scheme Notes: Note:Where exemptions are granted, maximum and minimum duration will be adjusted in the same proportion as exemptions, eg where 4 exemptions are granted, maximum duration will be 2 years and minimum duration will be 1 term. Program Aims The Master of Project Management aims to produce graduates who have appropriate skills and knowledge to be capable of managing small, medium and large-sized projects as either a senior team leader, a project manager or project director. Program Objectives Upon completion of the Master of Project Management students will be able to: • demonstrate underlying knowledge of the theoretical structure of project management as defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge; • demonstrate essential skills in relation to identification and analysis of logistics management, and integrate logistics management into the overall operation of the organisation; • apply the theoretical principles of project management to a project environment in relation to: • project scheduling and time management; • project cost management; • project quality management; • project human resources management; • project communications management; • project risk management; • project procurement management; • project integration management; and • project scope management; and • apply management skills acquired through elective courses in the context of project management. Admission Requirements Candidates for entry into the Master of Project Management must: • hold at least a three-year tertiary qualification at bachelor degree or equivalent level from a recognised institution in an appropriate discipline as determined by the Director, USQ Australian Graduate School of Business in consultation with the Program Coordinator in the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying; and • have a minimum of two years full-time equivalent relevant work experience as determined by the Director, USQ Australian Graduate School of Business in consultation with the Program Coordinator in the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying. International students must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements for postgraduate students. Please refer to Academic Regulation 5.4 in part 1 of this Handbook. Candidates who do not hold a bachelor degree will be considered for admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management if they have had a minimum of five years full-time equivalent relevant work experience as determined by the Director, USQ Australian Graduate School of Business. On successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management students may articulate into the Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management and then into the Master of Project Management. International candidates for admission into this program must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements for postgraduate students. Please refer to Academic Regulation 5.4 in this Handbook. Program Structure The Master of Project Management is made up of twelve single-unit courses as follows: • four core courses, plus • eight elective courses from the list of approved elective courses. Core Courses Students must complete the following four core courses: 1
  • Course Semester/Mode of Offer MGT8022 Project Management Framework S1 (EXT, WEB), S3 (EXT, WEB) MGT8024 Project Quality, Risk and Procurement Management S2 (EXT, WEB) MGT8025 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management S1 (EXT, WEB) MGT8027 Project Human Resources, Communications and Integration Management S2 (EXT, WEB) Elective Courses Students must complete any eight elective courses from the list of approved elective courses below. Students completing four or more elective courses from a single specialisation will be entitled to an appropriate endorsement on their testamur. Course Semester/Mode of Offer Technology Management Specialisation ENG8101 Technological Impact and its Management S1 (EXT) ENG8102 Towards Sustainable Development S2 (EXT) ENG8103 Management of Technological Risk S2 (EXT) ENG8104 Asset Management in an Engineering Environment S1 (EXT) Advanced Technology Management Specialisation: Note: Students without a technical background should consult with the Program Coordinator, Faculty of Engineering and Surveying before enrolling in courses from this specialisation. ENG8011 Assessment of Future Specialist Technology S1 (EXT) ENG8205 Technology Management Practice S2 (EXT) ENG8206 Whole of Life Facilities Management S2 (EXT) ENG8207 Technological Innovation and Development S1 (EXT) * ENG8204 Management of Environmental Technology S1 (EXT) Information Systems Management Specialisation CIS8002 Telecommunications in Business S1 (ONC, EXT, WEB) CIS8004 Business Systems Planning and Implementation S1 (EXT, WEB), S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) CIS8005 Business Systems Project Management S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) OR CIS8010 Information Systems Project Management S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) CIS8017 Knowledge Management S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) Leadership Specialisation MGT8033 Leading Organisational Change S1 (EXT, WEB) MGT8037 Team Leadership S2 (EXT, WEB) MGT8038 Leadership Development S1 (EXT, WEB) MGT8039 Strategic Leadership S2 (EXT, WEB) Business Administration Specialisation ACC5502 Accounting for Managers S1 (ONC, EXT, WEB), S3 (EXT, WEB) CIS8100 e-Business Strategy S1 (ONC, EXT, WEB), S2 (EXT, WEB) ECO5000 Economics for Managers S2 (EXT, WEB), S3 (ONC, EXT, WEB) FIN8101 Corporate Finance S1 (EXT, WEB), S3 (ONC, EXT, WEB) LAW5503 Australian Law and Business S2 (ONC, EXT, WEB) LAW8118 International Business Law S3 (ONC, EXT) MGT5000 Management and Organisational Behaviour S1 (ONC, EXT, WEB), S3 (EXT, WEB) MGT5001 Decision Support Tools S1 (EXT, WEB), S3 (ONC, EXT, WEB) MGT8002 Strategic Management S2 (EXT, WEB), S3 (ONC, EXT, WEB) MGT8003 Supply Chain Management S2 (EXT, WEB) 2
  • MGT8005 Supply Chain Network Design S2 (EXT, WEB) MGT8021 Integrated Logistics Management S1 (EXT, WEB) MGT8037 Team Leadership S2 (EXT, WEB) MGT8038 Leadership Development S1 (EXT, WEB) Footnotes * Not available until 2006. Note: Students may nominate other courses for study in the Business Administration Specialisation, subject to approval from the Director, USQ Australian Graduate School of Business. IT Requirements For information technology requirements, please refer to the computer requirements section of the Faculty of Business entry in this Handbook and the computer requirements section of the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying entry in this Handbook. Other Program Requirements Students must maintain good standing in this program. Please refer to Academic Regulation 5.9 in this Handbook. Residential Schools Voluntary residential schools may be offered in some courses in this program. Details are provided in individual course Introductory Books. Articulation Students may articulate from the Master of Project Management into the Doctor of Business Administration Program. The number of courses to be completed to satisfy the requirements to graduate from the Doctor of Business Administration will depend on the courses completed in the Master of Project Management. Students wishing to consider this option should discuss their choice of courses with the Director, USQ Australian Graduate School of Business. Exit Points Students must maintain good standing in this program (see Other Program Requirements section). Students who do not complete the Master of Project Management, but who satisfy all the requirements of either the Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management or the Postgrad uate Diploma in Project Management, may be permitted to exit with one of these qualifications. Exemptions Candidates for admission to the Master of Project Management may be eligible for up to six units of exemption on the basis of: • prior successful completion of relevant, equivalent postgraduate study from a recognised university or institution offering equivalent study, or • accreditation from the Australian Institute of Project Management in their RegPM accreditation program, but only if accreditation is achieved at RPM or MPD level, and only after completion of the four core courses for this program. Refer to the Australian Graduate School of Business (AGSB) for further information. An exemption granted under this provision will be for one unit only and will be included in the maximum number of exemptions available for this program as indicated above. Claims for exemption should be submitted prior to or at the time of enrolment in a course. Each claim will be assessed on individual merit in line with the Faculty’s exemption policies. Exemptions approved in this program will not automatically apply to other programs offered by USQ. Note: Where exemptions are granted, maximum and minimum duration will be adjusted in the same proportion as exemptions, e.g. where six exemptions are granted, maximum time will be three years and minimum duration will be 3 terms. Program Fees Tuition Fee Domestic fee-paying places are funded entirely through the tuition/direct fees paid by the student. Tuition/direct fees vary depending on the courses that are taken. For more information about Tuition Fees, including the calculation of fees for a particular program of study, refer to USQ Fees. Enquiries Enquiries should be directed to the following: • Future students - telephone Toowoomba +61 7 4631 1277 or complete an enquiry form; or • Current students - telephone Toowoomba +61 7 4631 1277 or email the business.postgrad@usq.edu.au. Recommended Enrolment Pattern The recommended enrolment pattern set out in the table below is for a part-time student commencing the MJ12 Program in semester 1. It is strongly recommended that students enrol in MGT8022 Project Management Framework prior to, or at the same time as, enrolling in subsequent project management courses. 3
  • Some of the courses in the Master of Project Management are offered in more than one semester. This provides flexibility for students and, consequently, there will be many different enrolment patterns. Year of Program and semester in which course is normally studied Course Oncampus External Online Enrolment (ONC) (EXT) (WEB) Requirements Year Sem Year Sem Year Sem * 1 1 MGT8022 Project Management Framework MGT8024 Project Quality, Risk and Procurement 1 1 OE Management MGT8025 Project Scope, Time and Cost 1 2 OE Management MGT8027 Project Human Resources, 1 2 OE Communications and Integration Management Elective 1 2 1 Elective 2 2 1 Elective 3 2 2 Elective 4 2 2 Elective 5 3 1 Elective 6 3 1 Elective 7 3 2 Elective 8 3 2 Footnotes OE Before enrolling in this course students must check that they have satisfied the "Recommended prior study" or "Other Enrolment" requirements set out in the Other Requisites section of the course specification. * It is strongly recommended that students enrol in MGT8022 prior to, or at the same time as, enrolling in subsequent project management courses. 4