Graduate Certificate in Project Management - CC33

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 083575G

Level of study: Postgraduate


The Graduate Certificate in Project Management will provide you with skills required to both initiate and develop plans that efficiently meet project goals. This course forms part of a suite of postgraduate project management courses that have been developed to help you build a solid foundation for your future and allow you to reach your career goals.

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is a specialist course for students that are, or aspire to be project managers. It focuses on the application of project concepts applicable for a variety of industries. The course introduces and develops skills to initiate projects and develop project plans to meet project goals. As a result the course allows project managers to make decisions that achieve project targets and outcomes. It adopts a methodological approach to the application of project processes and highlights the integration of different frameworks to a project. The qualification consists of four units and provides practicing project managers and project directors with the technical skills to run projects in challenging environments. Case studies and practical material are embedded within the course to illustrate how the concepts of project management meet industry demands. As a result graduates will be able to demonstrate that they have a comprehensive understanding and the ability to run projects. Candidates with relevant work experience and who can demonstrate the capacity to work at a postgraduate level are eligible for admission to this course.

Online option is also available.


You are required to complete four core units.


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.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,840 Per Year 07 Nov 2022
06 Mar 2023
0.5 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
120 Spencer Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

To gain entry to this course, you must have:

  • A bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or equivalent; or
  • A recognized diploma and two years relevant business experience; or
  • A recognized Certificate IV and three years relevant business experience; or
  • A minimum of five years relevant management experience; or
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant business experience.

English requirements

IELTS Academic - Overall 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5); TOEFL (internet-based) - Overall 75 (with no score less than 17), PTE Academic - Overall 54 (with no score less than 46), CAE and CPE - Overall 169 (with no band less than 162).


Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
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