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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 Diploma in Project Management provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will provide students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. This qualification will provide career opportunities in all areas of industry, government and the not-for-profit sector. Show more

The Graduate Diploma in Project Management provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will provide students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. This qualification will provide career opportunities in all areas of industry, government and the not-for-profit sector. The Graduate Diploma in Project Management features four distinct study themes including strategy, sustainability, managing complex problems and teams, and virtual teams and global working. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2017
  • January 2018
  • May 2018
  • September 2018
Program typePostgraduate Diploma
Study areaArchitecture and Built Environment
Program codeBN-13044
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 and abilities are in high demand in both private and public sectors. The result is a global shortage of project managers at all levels in every field such as construction, information technology, finance, health care and related industries, property development and government. The Graduate Diploma in Project Management provides graduates with the theoretical foundation necessary to take advantage of the exciting opportunities available in this fast growing profession, both in Australia and overseas. Students may articulate to a Master of Project Management qualification. Combined degrees are also available.

Professional recognition

The Graduate Diploma 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).

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

Required subjects 

(Student MUST complete all subjects)

Study load

Domestic students

You have the option of taking any number of subjects to a maximum of 4 per semester.

Teaching methodology

Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.

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

  • $36,472
  • $38,296

Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

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

Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution.

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

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.