Graduate Diploma in Project Management

RMIT University

Postgraduate Diploma Online
16 months
3360 AUD/module
3360 AUD/module
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The online Graduate Diploma in Project Management at RMIT University will arm you with the knowledge and expertise to successfully manage large-scale projects. You’ll learn to lead projects from concept to completion – on-budget and on-time.


The online Graduate Diploma in Project Management at RMIT University gives you the contemporary knowledge and broader technical skills to scope, implement and manage all aspects of complex projects in evolving contemporary settings. 

The generalist pathway in Project Management will give you the complete skill set and confidence to manage bigger and more complex projects. You can use these skills across a wide range of industries such as construction, mining, manufacturing and event management. 

Equip yourself with the practical skills to find more effective ways to manage projects, empowering and improving the performance of teams responsible for the successful conclusion of projects.

The practical application of excellence

RMIT’s Graduate Diploma in Project Management is one of the longest-running programs of its kind in Australia. Using RMIT’s unmatched links to industry partners, graduates gain a proven practical grounding in all facets of project management.

The online Graduate Diploma in Project Management gives you exactly the same qualification as you would studying on-campus. The program has been designed specifically for online learning, to let you study on your time. 

When you complete your studies you have the option to move on to the on-campus Master of Project Management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Evaluating and Managing Project Risk
  • Project Financial Management and Appraisal
  • Information and Technology Management
  • Project Initiation Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent), or

Minimum of five years professional work experience in a related industry. 

Applicants with professional experience at a senior level that is less than five years may also be considered.

To have your professional experience considered, you must include in your application:

  • a CV
  • a statement that details your experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3360 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3360 AUD per module and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    3360 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3360 AUD per module and a duration of 16 months.
  • $3,360 per course


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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