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Project Management

Postgraduate Certificate Online
8 months
12768 AUD/full
14240 AUD/full
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If you are looking to upskill your project management abilities to take on large-scale or more challenging projects, consider the Graduate Certificate of Project Management at Swinburne Online.

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You will gain a foundation in project management theory, with a knowledge of both traditional and agile methodologies and how to apply them in real workplace contexts. The Graduate Certificate of Project Management at Swinburne Online will help you to build confidence and technical expertise, as well as developing greater capability to deal with the management challenges of complex projects.

Coursework emphasises the value of clear communication and comprehensive planning, equipping you with a practical toolbox of skills and strategies that can be applied in diverse situations. 

You will develop the ability to anticipate complications ahead of time and devise creative solutions, informed by the particular aims and constraints of a project.

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
  • Project Management for Business Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


4 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 minimum of three (3) years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience

Work experience

Relevant professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12768 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12768 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    14240 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14240 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.


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