Project Management (Diploma)

This very popular program accredited by the Australian Institute of Project Management is designed for people who wish 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 | BSB50820

  • Course Duration

    6 months

  • Course Intake

    Anytime (Ongoing enrolment)

  • Course Fees

    Tuition Fees:

    2024: $5,152 per semester (Total qualification tuition fee $5,152)

    Extra Fees:

    If you are required to repeat subjects to complete your course, prorata fees will apply based on the subject/competency enrolment. Additional charges will apply if you do not complete your course level within the course duration as specified in your Offer Letter. Fees will be charged at the current fee rate applicable at the time of study (i.e. current year of enrolment)

  • *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 tuition and material fee increases may occur annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. Fees are 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
    • Free English online placement test available
  • Course Subjects - Diploma

    Diploma of Project Management | BSB50820 - 12 subjects

    Core: complete all 8

    • BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
    • BSBPMG531 Manage project time
    • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
    • BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
    • BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
    • BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
    • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
    • BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

    Electives: complete 4

    • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
    • BSBPMG539 Manage project governance
    • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
    • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
    • BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
    • BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
    • BSBAUD514 Interpret compliance requirements

  • 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.

    This course is suitable also for project coordinators, project management officers / leaders, project team members and project or course administrators.

  • Teaching Methods and Assessment

    All units are delivered online.

  • Pathways to Further Study

    Study Pathway to Bachelor of Business Management MGB105 at University of Canberra.

    Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
    Diploma of Project Management
    Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) (MGB108.1) or
    Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management (MGB401.1) or
    Bachelor of Business (Management) (MGB105.1) or
    Bachelor of Business (International Business) (MGB104.1)
    at University of Canberra
    Optional degree pathway available