Graduate Diploma of Project Management
Swinburne Online - online delivery only
The Graduate Diploma of Project Management [Online delivery] equips professionals with the expertise to manage projects across a range of industries.
This course does more than teach the fundamentals, it prepares you to manage project teams, human resources, budgets and organisational behaviour. You’ll learn about project management in relation to change management, entrepreneurship, risk management, ethics and leadership.You’ll graduate with the confidence, knowledge and skills to create and communicate professional project management plans. You’ll also have created a pathway to a Master of Project Management.
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Online (March, July, November) - View application and start dates
2023 Start Dates
Study with Swinburne Online
With Swinburne Online, the learning experience is 100% online and studied at your own pace. Our courses are built for the jobs of the future with a focus on collaboration and our flexible learning environment empowers you to study on your own terms. They are developed by leaders in the field and taught by professionals with industry experience.
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma of Project Management students must complete eight (8) units of study comprising:
- 6 core units (75 credit points)
- 2 units from the elective list (25 credit points)
Units of study
Students must complete all six core units as listed below:
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Course aims and objectives and professional recognition.
Aims and objectives
- demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of key project management principles, standards and practice
- critically evaluate project management theories, methodologies and frameworks in a range of business management, entrepreneurial and industry contexts
- critically analyse problems from interdisciplinary perspectives and multiple points of view to establish innovative solutions
- communicate in a proficient and professional manner and operate as an effective leader or member of a team
- critically evaluate, justify and articulate appropriate responses to ethical issues and dilemmas in project management environments
- apply critical thinking to promote new and innovative approaches to project management in various business and entrepreneurial contexts
The following core units of this course are endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management as the Master of Project Management Discipline Core Units: INF70005 Strategic Project Management, PRM60002 Project Management for Business Development, PRM70002 Leading Complex Projects, and PRM80002 Project Governance and Resource Management. The outcomes of these units are aligned to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and the Business Services Training Package competency standards.
Pathways and scholarships
- Credit transfer and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
|2023 rate*||Estimated total cost of the course||Estimated cost of the course per year if studying full-time*||Annual Amenities fee if studying full-time*|
||$31,200||$31,200||See how your SSAF is calculated|
How do I pay my fees?
FEE-HELP is a loan given to eligible full-fee paying higher education students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees. The Commonwealth Government pays the amount of the loan directly to Swinburne.
A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience* or
**Students entering under this admission requirement will be given full credit for the units completed in the Graduate Certificate.
How to apply
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