Graduate Diploma of Project Management

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7 Core Units + 1 Elective Unit


1-year full time or up to 2 years part time

Online and On-Campus Delivery


The focus of our course is to study projects within a comprehensive framework. We apply an integrated project and business development approach that emphasises the delivery of the project business case and the achievement of multiple objectives. In this unique course you will gain:

  • Advanced knowledge of theories and applied information technology:
    Acquire the essential leadership and management skills to lead with confidence.
  • Cognitive skills:                                                                                               Think critically; evaluate new, dynamic and complex project management   risks; evaluate resource and management requirements; solve complex   problems.
  • Methodology:
    Discover the latest methodologies in project management world and expand your knowledge.
  • Specialised technical skills:
    Expand your project skills toolbox in planning; budgeting; preparation of timelines and resource management.

Payment Options

Most postgraduate programs at APIC are full fee-paying programs. However, you only pay for the postgraduate courses you take in the term that you attempt them, which means you don’t have to make an upfront financial commitment to the entire program.

If your studies are related to your current work activities, out-of-pocket course fees may also be tax deductible. More information can be found on the Australian Taxation Office website. 

APIC has partnered with Study Pay, a ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ solution that is tailored to the education industry and offers an interest-free loan that allows students to pay for their course over 12, 18 or 24 months. The process is fast, online and easy allowing students the peace of mind to concentrate on their studies rather than the financing of them. In order to apply for Study Loan please use the application form.


Study Pay is managed by Study Loans (Australian credit licence 498589) and offers a number of finance solutions to both students and educators. It is also a member of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority 45900. 


Find out more about Study Loans :

Phone:1800 324 909

email: [email protected]

If you prefer to split the cost across weekly payments, there is an option of weekly fixed instalments through direct debit.  

With APIC's holistic, integrative thinking and self-direction in this course, you should expect to develop the following attributes:

  • Specialist project management methodologies as well as modelling and techniques for the design, planning and implementation of projects across a wide range of industries;
  • Project management skills with a business focus;
  • Leadership role in the project delivery function;
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • In-demand, commercially-relevant skills and knowledge;
  • Communication and people skills;
  • Creativity and lateral thinking;
  • Ethics and sustainability skills; 
  • Openness to new ideas and entrepreneurship skills.

*After successful completion the Graduate Diploma of Project Management, you can proceed to complete Master of Project Management and Business by enrolling in just 4 units.

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Master of Business & Project Management

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