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Project Management

Postgraduate Diploma Online
18 months
25536 AUD/year
28480 AUD/year
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Gain new skills and a greater understanding of project management principles. Study the Graduate Diploma of Project Management online from Swinburne Online and you will learn to manage resources, identify and manage risk, and bring analysis and strategy to your project work in a broad range of industries.

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This Graduate Diploma of Project Management online from Swinburne Online teaches you how to manage project teams, to optimise available resources and manage change. It brings new understanding to managing budgets and decodes organisational behaviour. You will develop your problem-solving skills and learn how to design and communicate innovative solutions to different audiences.

Course work includes techniques for creating and communicating professional project plans, dealing with complex business problems, supporting organisational change and responding to ethical issues.

The graduates receive certification into the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). AIPM is the premier body for project management in Australia, with over 10,000 members. It is recognised by Australian businesses, industries and government as the key promoter, developer and leader in project management professionalism.

Career opportunities

Project Manager

  • Plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project you are working on.

Business Analyst

  • Analyses an organisation or business domain and documents its business, processes or systems.

IT Project Manager

  • Methodically plan the scope and direction of IT projects, ensuring they reach completion in a timely fashion.

Marketing Project Manager

  • Oversee the marketing team in their pursuit of project-related goals, using a variety of marketing techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Risk Management Spectrum
  • Technology Essentials for Managers
  • Leading Complex Projects
  • Contemporary Issues in Business Analysis
  • Project Management for Business Development
  • Project Governance and Resource Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


8 alternative credits



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


  • A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline
  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience
  • A Graduate Certificate of Project Management.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25536 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    28480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28480 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.


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