Project Management (Diploma)

This very popular program accredited by the Australian Institute of Project Management is designed for people who wishes to pursue a career in project management.  If you are currently working in project administration or assisting with small / major projects, you can consider our flexible study options while you are working.

The program will provide you with an introduction to Project Management and will equip you with the key project management skills to move into this important and expanding area. This qualification is highly valued and in great demand by employers. The qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their projects and/or the work of a team.

CIT is an Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) endorsed provider for this course. Students of AIPM endorsed courses are eligible for AIPM student membership (fees apply). Membership benefits include access to a range of Project Management resources and networking opportunities.

This course is endorsed by Australian Institute of Project Management.

Please note that this course is not available to onshore learners on student visas.

  • Course Details

    Diploma of Project Management | BSB51415

  • Course Duration

    2 semesters part-time (10-15 hours per week) or 1 semester full time (30-40 hours per week of independent online learning).

  • Course Intake


  • Course Fees

    Tuition Fees:

    $4,761 AUD

  • *Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases may happen annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. 2021 and 2022 fees subject to change.

  • Entry Requirements

    Academic requirements:

    English requirements

    Students must meet one of the following English requirements:

    • IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.5)
    • TOEFL iBT - 46
    • PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
    • Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
    • Successful completion of CIT's English for Study and Life (Upper Intermediate)
    • Free English placement test available
  • Course Subjects - Diploma

    Diploma of Project Management | BSB51415

    Core: complete 8 subjects

    • BSBPMG521 Manage project integration
    • BSBPMG514 Manage project cost
    • BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources
    • BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication
    • BSBPMG513 Manage project quality
    • BSBPMG517 Manage project risk
    • BSBPMG511 Manage project scope
    • BSBPMG512 Manage project time

    Electives: complete 4 subjects

    • BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
    • BSBPMG520 Manage project governance
    • BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement
    • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    • BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

  • Likely Job Outcome

    This program is suitable for middle and senior project managers and administrators in a cross-section of public and private sectors, including financial, IT, marketing, human resources, property, engineering, health, transport and telecommunications, environment, mining, banking, finance, defence, education, facilities management and construction.

  • Teaching Methods and Assessment

    All units are delivered online.