GC042 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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Plan: GC042P03PM - Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Award abbreviation: GradCertPM
Total credit points: 48
Career: PGRD
Duration: 6 months full-time / 1 year part-time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Property, Construction & Project Management (325H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/propertyconstruction
ASCED code: 080315
CRICOS code: 093311D

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Purpose of the Program

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is designed to enable you to develop your critical knowledge of project management theories and concepts and apply these across a range of project management professions. This program emphasises the application of theoretical knowledge to practice and is designed to build your capability to respond to current and emerging issues, trends and management practices. Upon graduation with a Graduate Certificate in Project Management you will be able to work as a project management professional and apply your capability and expertise to diverse organisations and industries, including construction and property. This program will provide you with a foundation to further develop your project management capability through your professional practice and/or further study.

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Articulation and pathways

Articulation and pathways

Pathways refer to related programs that you may be eligible for when you graduate from your current program.

When you successfully complete this program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in GD194 Graduate Diploma of Project Management.  

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Entrance requirements

Entrance Requirements

You must have:

  • Successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification, or
  • A minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a related industry. Applicants with professional experience at a senior level that is less than 5 years may also be considered.

Selection tasks

To have your professional experience considered you must include in your application:

  • a CV
  • a statement that details your experience
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External accreditation and industry links

There are currently no relevant Australian professional bodies which accredit the Graduate Certificate in Project Management program.

Students of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management are eligible to apply for student membership of the Project Management Institute (PMI).www.pmi.org/

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management are eligible to apply for professional membership of the the PMI.www.pmi.org/

Students and graduates are eligible to apply for Project Management Professional Certification (PMP).www.pmi.org/

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities, and study space provided by the Library, You can access books, journals, and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams newspapers and e books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the internet, MyRMIT(www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a lap top you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service. The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. At RMIT University you will have unlimited access to quality electronic resources including ebooks, ejournals and newspapers. You can find more information on Library resources and services at:

http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online Learning Tools and Content 

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student of RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living well being (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation,, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

 

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