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

This degree is a great option for professionals who want to enhance their fundamental skills in project management and learn to apply the latest methodologies. Whether you already have a background in project management or want to begin a new career in this dynamic field, studying with ECU will empower you with the skills you need to succeed.

Upon successfully completing your graduate diploma, you can continue your education to gain your Master of Project Management by studying an additional six units.

Already have a background in project management? If you have a relevant degree or certification, you might be interested in our fast-tracked Master of Project Management.


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

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    Industry endorsed
    This graduate diploma 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 Diploma of Project Management consists of only six units. This allows you to complete your qualification in as little as 12 months, compared to typical 18 month graduate diplomas. 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

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

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    AIPM Endorsed Course

Learning Outcomes

Applied skills for real-world scenarios​

Learn to manage project scope and stakeholders, as well as scheduling, control, risk, quality, cost management and more.​

Global knowledge to meet industry demands

Demonstrate your skills across a global body of project management knowledge and practice as you apply your learning.​

Innovative solutions for contemporary issues

Investigate contemporary project management issues as you learn how to drive organisational change and promote sustainable practices.​

 

 

Career Outcomes

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

  • Project Manager
  • Project Director
  • Program Manager
  • Project Change Manager
  • General Manager
  • Agile Project Manager
  • Program Management Officer

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

 

What you will study

The online Graduate Diploma of Project Management consists of six units.

 

Graduate Diploma of Project Management
  • Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders
  • Project Scheduling and Control
  • Project Risk and Quality
  • Agile Projects
  • Project Cost Management
  • Program Management
 

Entry criteria

Admission Requirements

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

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.​
  • Alternatively, applicants may apply with a Graduate Certificate of Project Management, with equivalents considered.

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

Fees and FEE-HELP

The cost of our online Graduate Diploma of Project Management is $24,780* for all six 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.

*2022 student fees are shown and are subject to change in 2023.

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.