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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management from CQUniversity Australia is a specialist program and is ideal if you are a practicing project manager or if you aspire to become a project manager. The qualification provides practicing project managers and project directors with the technical skills to successfully run projects by focusing on the application of project management concepts applicable for a variety of industries.

The course introduces and develops skills to initiate projects and develop project plans to efficiently meet project goals. Case studies and practical material are embedded within the course to illustrate how the concepts of project management meet industry demands. It adopts a methodological approach to the application of project processes and highlights the integration of different frameworks to a project.

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management, you will have a comprehensive understanding of project management and be able to confidently run projects and achieve targets and outcomes in the most challenging environments. The Graduate Certificate in Project Management can be undertaken as either a pathway or an exit qualification for the Graduate Diploma of Project Management, it is also an interim award within the Master of Information Technology.

Why Study at CQUniversity?

If you want to learn how business works, and like to strategise and manage, a course or unit in business may be for you. There are no limitations to where a business qualification can take you. Choose from a broad spectrum of fields, and develop highly desired, transferable skills such as team work and communication.

Flexibility

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective courses to individually tailor your learning to suit you.

Graduate work ready

At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

Life-long learning

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transfer able generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Career Opportunities

The Project Management Institute (PMI) estimates that one-fifth of the world's gross domestic product is spent on projects and a huge demand exists globally for skilled project managers. After completing this course you will have enhanced opportunities for employment as a project supervisor, project manager or project director in a wide range of industries.

Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Project Management will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities (subject to additional industry qualifications and experience you may require) as a project manager in diverse industries such as:agriculture,construction, engineering, manufacturing, mining ,transportation and many others.

Accreditation

This course is part of an accreditation package granted by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Australian Computer Society (ACS). 

Programme Structure

You are required to complete the following compulsory units:

» Project Management Concepts

» Initiating and Planning Projects

» Executing and Closing Projects

» Project Management Methodologies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution. Other entry pathways such as relevant work experience and/or a combination of qualifications may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13560 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Perth, Australia

    1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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