Who Should Study ECU’s Master of Project Management?
ECU’s Online Accelerated Master of Project Management is for professionals who want to gain advanced knowledge of project management. You’ll be empowered to bring high-level critical thinking and contemporary knowledge to senior project-related roles and lead with confidence.
Fast-Track Your Master of Project Management
If you are a project management professional with a relevant degree (see Entry Requirements) you can fast-track your degree and complete your Master of Project Management in only nine units. Reach your professional goals sooner with ECU.
Why Study a Master of Project Management with ECU Online?
This degree is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). You can join the AIPM as a student member to network and grow your career while you study.
Developed by industry leaders
Benefit from the experience of industry experts and project managers specialising in business, innovation, sustainability, policy creation and change management.
Accessible, flexible and accelerated
This accessible, flexible course is accelerated and 100% online, so your study fits your busy schedule. Study one unit at a time over each seven-week study period and graduate sooner compared to traditional part-time study options.
Support While You Study
At ECU, you will receive the support you need to succeed when fitting study into your already busy life. Not only are our teaching staff supportive and attentive - you will also have a dedicated Student Success Advisor to support you every step of the way at ECU.
Our Master of Project Management has been endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
AIPM Endorsed Course
2022 Good Universities Guide
ECU was rated five stars for Postgraduate Overall Experience.
2022 THE Young University Rankings
ECU has again been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old.
THE Impact Rankings 2021
ECU has been ranked in the top 50 in the world for Quality Education, as well as the top 25 in the world for Health and Wellbeing and Gender Equality.
Applied skills for real-world scenarios
Explore case studies, apply critical thinking and develop technical skills to solve actual business problems across industries.
Global knowledge to meet industry demands
Demonstrate your skills across a global body of project management knowledge and practice as you apply your learning.
Innovative solutions for contemporary issues
Investigate contemporary project management issues as you learn how to drive organisational change and promote sustainable practices. Showcase your learning through a capstone project.
Depending on your skills and experience, after completing the online Master of Project Management you will be able to succeed in a variety of roles including:
- Project Manager
- Engineering Project Manager
- Senior Project Manager
- Senior Project Engineer
- Program Manager or Director
- Chief Project Officer
- Program Management Office (PMO) Executive
- Project Coordinator, Scheduler or Planner
Working in project management roles includes a wide range of responsibilities as you build, lead and manage teams. These roles often require addressing business problems, confidently planning and executing projects to meet deadlines, and data-driven decision-making. According to Seek, project manager roles in Australia typically offer an annual salary of $110,000-$160,000.
ECU’s Master of Project Management is a postgraduate degree that will empower you with advanced knowledge of project management principles and practice. This degree will allow you to design, lead and implement projects across various industries.
There are many pathways towards becoming a project manager. A degree like ECU’s Master of Project Management will allow you to kickstart your career and gain in-demand skills like change management and agile methodologies.
A Project Management Professional (PMP) is a certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI), it is not the equivalent of a master’s degree. However, students can leverage their Master of Project Management to gain substantial credit towards the experience requirements for the PMP and other PMI certifications.
ECU’s Master of Project Management consists of 12 units and can be completed in as little as 24 months part-time. However, if you have a relevant degree or professional accreditation, you may be eligible to fast-track your studies in just 18 months with nine units. See the Entry Criteria for more information.
ECU’s Master of Project Management is developed by industry leaders from ECU’s School of Business and Law, so you will learn from experts and project managers specialising in business, innovation, sustainability, policy creation and change management. Our accelerated online model allows you to fit your study to your busy schedule. In addition, if you have a relevant degree or professional accreditation, you may be eligible to fast-track your studies in just 18 months with nine units. See the Entry Criteria for more information.