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Graduate Certificate in Project Management

The global shortage of project managers allows you the opportunity to further your career with a comprehensive business ready knowledge from a Graduate Certificate in Project Management. 

Expert teaching staff

Subjects in the Graduate Certificate program are delivered by academic staff with wide international experience. The course coordinator for this program is Professor Craig Langston.

Intensive mode delivery

Intensive Mode Delivery is a compact and time efficient way to complete a postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on professional and personal lifestyles. Each subject is delivered over two weekends during the semester. There are two sets of three-day sessions per subject, scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to eight contact hours per day) with a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two of each subject.

Participants will receive 40 hours of combined lectures, discussion groups, case studies and workshops during contact hours. International students are required to be on campus every week.

About the program

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management program provides you with a comprehensive business ready foundation that will provide the knowledge and expertise to develop or further a career in project management in all areas of industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors.

ModeOn Campus
Duration3 semesters (1 year)
Starting semesters
  • January 2018
  • May 2018
  • September 2018
  • September 2017
Program typePostgraduate Certificate
Study areaArchitecture and Built Environment
Program codeSD-93028
CRICOS codeNA
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: sbc@bond.edu.au

Today, project management skills are in high demand in almost every commercial sector. Professionals can be found at all levels in fields such as construction, finance, health care and related industries, information technology, government and property development.

Project management skills and abilities are in high demand in both private and public sectors. There is a global shortage of project managers in most disciplines including construction and civil works, infrastructure procurement, engineering, information technology, finance, health care and education. This program provides graduates with the best practice foundations necessary to take advantage of the many opportunities available in this profession both in Australia and overseas. Students may articulate to either a Postgraduate Diploma or Master in Project Management qualification. Combined degrees are also available.

Professional recognition

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is accredited by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). Bond University is a member of the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS).

*This program is available to Australian students only. International students should enquire within the Faculty of Society & Design.

View the Graduate Certificate in Project Management - Program Structure and Sequencing

Subjects within this program are workshop based and include case studies and assessment by assignment.

Please note: Specialised programs can be tailored for the needs of individual firms (groups of 12 or more).

The total program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Project Management are:

  • $18,236
  • $19,148

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree from an approved institution OR qualifications AND/OR relevant professional experience deemed equivalent by the Dean

Students considering articulation to a higher level degree in this suite of programs should be aware that articulation to the Graduate Diploma in Project Management or the Master of Project Management will require attainment of a minimum cumulative percentage average of 65% at each articulation point.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to Apply.