Postgraduate course

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Projects are an integral part of every modern workplace and how we work today. Add value to your workplace and career with this practical, hands-on course.

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Murdoch code

C1160

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

6 months

Selection rank

CRICOS code

103451E
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Overview

This course is designed to help those working in the industry or interested in expanding their knowledge to learn how to manage projects successfully, the best ways to complete project management activities, and the tools to perform these tasks efficiently.

You will develop practical and applicable project management skills and capabilities required to deliver projects successfully. Some of the topics you will cover in this course include project creation and planning, scheduling, resource management, control of projects, and leadership in the context of project management.

3 reasons to study a Graduate Certificate in Project Management at Murdoch

  1. This course can be used as a potential progression pathway into the MBA Global or the Master of Business degree.
  2. Put theory into practice with professional placements through our hands-on supervised project work.
  3. Gain hands-on, practical skills that can be directly applied in industry related jobs.

Develop your skills

  • Identify the central principles of project management theory and practice.
  • Apply practical and technical skills to manage projects successfully.
  • Learn how to lead a team and a project.
  • Apply project management principles and tools in various contexts.

Your future career

A postgraduate qualification can help you further your current career and move you into a more senior role or help you change career path and pursue new opportunities. Depending on your own situation and career aspirations, there are many careers and positions that this course can lead to. Some career pathways could include:

  • Project Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Programme Coordinator
  • Programme Manager

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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