Who Should Study ECU's Graduate Certificate of Project Management?

ECU's Graduate Certificate of Project Management is for aspiring project managers who want to build a strong foundation in this in-demand field.

Studying with ECU will allow you to learn from industry expects and develop key skills required to succeed as a project manager.

Already working as a project manager? You may be interested in our fast-tracked Master of Project Management, our Graduate Certificate of People in Project Management or our Graduate Certificate of Strategic Project Management.


Why Study a Graduate Certificate of Project Management with ECU Online?

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    Industry endorsed
    This graduate certificate is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). You can join the AIPM as a student member to network and grow your career while you study.
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    Accelerated and a pathway to further study


    Our Graduate Certificate of Project Management consists of only three units, so you can complete your qualification sooner than other typical graduate certificates. You can also continue your studies to gain a Master of Project Management.
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    Developed by industry leaders


    Benefit from the experience of industry experts and project managers specialising in business, innovation, sustainability, policy creation and change management.
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    Accessible, flexible and supported


    This accessible, flexible course is accelerated and 100% online, so your study fits your busy schedule. Experience an engaging online learning environment with support from academics, Student Success Advisors and fellow students.

Professional Recognition

  • AIPM Endorsed Course

    Our Graduate Certificate of Project Management has been endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

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  • 2022 AFR BOSS Best Business Schools list

    ECU ranked as the #1 Business School for Quality.

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  • AACSB International Accreditation

    ECU's School of Business and Law is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which is synonymous with excellence in business education. Less than 6 per cent of the world’s schools offering business degree programs hold accreditation with AACSB International.

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Awards

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    2022 Good Universities Guide​
    ECU was rated five stars for Postgraduate Overall Experience.
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    2022 THE Young University Rankings
    ECU has again been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old.​
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    THE Impact Rankings 2021
    ECU has been ranked in the top 50 in the world for Quality Education, as well as the top 25 in the world for Health and Wellbeing and Gender Equality.

Career Outcomes

Upon completing the online Graduate Certificate of Project Management, you will have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a variety of roles, including:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Officer
  • Program Manager
  • General Manager
  • Program Management Officer

According to Seek, project manager roles in Australia typically offer an annual salary of $110,000-$160,000.

 

Learning Outcomes

Applied skills for real-world scenarios​

Explore case studies, apply critical thinking and develop technical skills to solve authentic business problems across industries.​

Contemporary approaches

Study contemporary curriculum to build your expertise and create value for stakeholders and organisations.​

 

 

What you will study

The online Graduate Certificate of Project Management consists of three units.

What you will study

The online Graduate Certificate of Project Management online consists of three units.

Graduate Certificate of Project Management
  • Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders
  • Project Scheduling and Control
  • Project Risk and Quality

Entry criteria

Admission Requirements

To gain entry to the online Graduate Certificate of Project Management, applicants must have:

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.​

If you would like more information, contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisors on 1300 707 760 or request a call-back.

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Fees and FEE-HELP

The cost of our Graduate Certificate of Project Management is $13,020* for all three units.

To assist with some or all of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their postgraduate tuition fees.

To find out if you are eligible for FEE-HELP, you can contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisors on 1300 707 760.

*2023 student fees are shown and are subject to change.

ECU’s School of Business and Law

ECU’s project management courses educate students on project peak performance. Conducted by the School of Business and Law, our active researchers and industry professionals help shape, facilitate and align ECU’s mission and strategy to address the needs of industry. ECU lecturers regularly present to national and international industries, at academic conferences, and through various publications.