GD194 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management

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Plan: GD194VRI - Graduate Diploma in Project Management
Campus: RMIT University Vietnam

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 Diploma in Project Management
Award abbreviation: GradDipPM
Total credit points: 96
Career: PGRD
Duration: Four semesters Part-Time
Location: VNMRI RMIT University Vietnam
Owning school: Property, Construction & Project Management (325H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/propertyconstruction
ASCED code: 080315
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

Program Purpose Statement

The Graduate Diploma in Project Management provides a post graduate level qualification that will build upon and develop project management expertise and knowledge for people pursuing a career in the field of project management. The courses in this program have been designed to enable you to develop and apply your advanced and specialised knowledge to a range of project management organisations and contexts. You will be able to work in project based organisations including organisations that operate in project based sectors such as construction, architecture, engineering, information technology, government and non government and events management. You will also be equipped to provide specialised project management in organisations that manage by projects such as retail, education, finance and manufacturing.

This program emphasises the application of theoretical knowledge to practice and will build your capability to effectively respond to current and emerging issues, trends, and to client and organisational needs through your developed specialised practice. In conjunction with the Master of Project Management, this program addresses the industry need for project management expertise which includes in relation to project scoping, design, development, implementation, risk management and evaluation. The courses delivered within the program build your knowledge of the specialised domains within project management, including project procurement, project development and client management. You will develop the analytical and technical skills required to utlise theoretical knowledge and published data to inform your decision making as project manager.

The program replicates industry and professional practice contexts and equips you to work in multi disciplinary teams involved in the management of programs and/or portfolios of projects. Upon graduation you will a Graduate Diploma in Project Management you will be able to perform a broad range of roles ranging from the conceptualisation and planning stages, through to project delivery and evaluation. You will be able to interpret issues, and confidently provide expert project management advice applicable to diverse industries. You will be experienced in team-based and individually led project management practice. 

Successful completion of this program provides a pathway to further learning into the Master of Project Management. Upon successful completion of this program you may also be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University.

 

 

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Articulation and pathways

The Graduate Diploma in Project Management is available as an exit award of the Master of Project Management.

You will have the option of exiting with the Graduate Diploma of Project Management if you have successfully completed the 96 credit points listed in this structure.

If you wish to exit early with this award you must have completed all 96 credit points or have been granted credit for previous study at an equivalent level (AQF 8).

 

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Entrance requirements

A bachelor degree in any discipline. Applicants with significant relevant professional experience may also be considered.

The Graduate Diploma in Project Management is available as an exit award only. Applicants must apply for entry to the Master of Project Management.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this program.

English language requirements

For International students, a minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0; or equivalent. For equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page http://www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent

 

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External accreditation and industry links

The School is currently seeking accreditation of this program from the Project Management Institute (PMI).  www.pmi.org/.

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

Graduates of the Master of Project Management are eligible to apply for professional membership of the Project Management Institute. 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

Library

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you may access the services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at RIUV: http://library.rmit.edu.vn

You may also access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.

For more information on Library resources and services from Melbourne go to http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

On line learning tools and content

As a student enrolled in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the learning management system for Vietnam campus:

https://blackboard.rmit.edu.vn/webapps/login

Services available to you as a student of RMIT University

RMIT International University Vietnam provides the following resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals. Services available:  

  • 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

 

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