GD063 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management

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Plan: GD063P03PM - Graduate Diploma in Project Management
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Objectives 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 Diploma in Project Management
Award abbreviation: GradDipPM
Total credit points: 96
Career: PGRD
Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Property, Construction & Project Management (325H)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 080315
CRICOS code: 031177G

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Objectives of the program

The Graduate Diploma 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 Diploma 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.

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Articulation and pathways

Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program.  Successful completion of this program provides a pathway into the Masters of Project Management. Upon successful completion of this program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University.

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Entrance requirements

Entrance Requirements

Local Applicants must one of the following:

  • An advanced diploma plus five years relevant work experience
  • A bachelor degree in any discipline plus three years relevant work experience
  • A bachelor degree in a related discipline

In addition, international students require one of the following:
IELTS of 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL – Paper based = 580+ (TWE 4-5+)
TOEFL – Computer based = 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
ELICOS – EAP Advanced
RMIT English Worldwide (REW) - Advanced

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External accreditation and industry links

The Graduate Diploma in Project Management is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Students of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management are eligible to apply for student membership of the PMI.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management are elgible to apply for professional membership of the PMI.  and the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP).

Students and Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management are eligible to apply for Project Management Professional Certification (PMP).

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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

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

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