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Overview

If you enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership you may apply to upgrade your award to the Master of Project Leadership if you maintain a credit average (65 percent or above).

Subject areas

This course does not have a specialisation or major.

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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status
The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

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 (March) 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 (March) and Semester 2 (August)

What you'll study

Study plan for this course

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership complete 36 credit points (cp) made up of foundational and specialist units of study, subject to meeting prior learning requirements and timetabling. Candidates may choose to transfer to Master of Project Leadership to pursue further study, subject to meeting progression requirements.

Classes are generally held in the evening between 6pm and 9pm to accommodate professionals who are employed during the day.

Units of Study

Admission criteria

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

  • an Australian bachelor's degree in any discipline and five years professional work experience with a middle to senior project management position or similar or
  • a University of Sydney Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership with a credit average (65 percent). Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited to the graduate diploma.

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

 

Future study options

The Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership can offer those without a recognised bachelor degree with a credit average a pathway into the master's program. Successful completion of four units of study at a credit average will allow you to articulate your studies to the Master of Project Leadership.

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