Graduate Diploma of Project Management

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

This course provides you with the opportunity to extend your understanding of project management by establishing a deep foundation knowledge base of the theoretical principles as well as the practical application of project management. The course consists of coursework that explores the principles of project management based on recognised international standards, guidelines and frameworks. Examples of different project domains are explored through case studies. Each case study enables you to explore the application of project management closely aligned to your chosen career path. The course develops technical skills in the initiation, bidding, tendering, planning, design, procurement, execution, reporting, commissioning, handover, and post-project support of projects. Human skills in stakeholder management, communication, team building, negotiation, and the avocation of ongoing professional career development are integrated into the coursework material and assessments. Finally, the systems perspectives of project and program management are investigated with respect to the applications systems, information, and knowledge that is required to achieve effective project, program and portfolio management in modern organisations.


8 units (48 credit points)


  • Project management

Standard entry requirements

A bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college, or equivalent;or a CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Project Management, or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Brisbane International: $34,080 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Melbourne International: $34,080 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Sydney International: $34,080 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online Study International: $34,080 Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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