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Overview

Designed for project managers with a minimum of two years’ work experience, the Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management will take you beyond conventional concepts of project management and help you excel in your program management career.

It will provide you with a sound platform to develop your strategic thinking capability and gain the organisation skills to manage larger projects and program portfolios. You will also focus on interpersonal skills for effective leadership, and learn how to apply the principles of emotional intelligence to influence and achieve successful project and program outcomes.

The Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management offers you the flexibility to study on campus or online, or a combination of both. You can study full time over one semester or part time over one year. The graduate certificate will provide you with a foundation for the more intensive theoretical and practical work in the degree.

Subject areas

This course does not have a specialisation or major.

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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

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Your entry requirements

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.

Your fee

How to apply

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information. 

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 11 February of the commencing year
Semester 2 - 15 July of the commencing year

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate scholarship deadlines apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (August)

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information. 

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 31 January of the commencing year
Semester 2 - 30 June of the commencing year

We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements. Separate scholarship deadlines may apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (August)

What you'll study

Study plan for this course

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management a candidate must complete 24 credit points of Project and Program Management core units.

Units of Study

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

  • an Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification and
  • two years of relevant industry experience

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification.

Career pathways & prospects
Future study options

The Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management provides a pathway into the Master of Project and Program Management. Maintaining a credit average in the Graduate Certificate will allow you to upgrade your award to the Masters degree.

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