Why study the RMIT Online Graduate Diploma in Project Management?

Choose your own pathway

At RMIT Online, you can choose the generalist project management pathway to develop a deep and broad skill set that is applicable across a wide range of industries. Alternatively, you can select the IT-specific path to expand your project management career with specialist skills for the IT industry. 

Learn contemporary theory, principles and best practice

RMIT's industry experts will help you develop an in-depth understanding of current and specialist project management practices and techniques. You will develop a strong foundation in contemporary knowledge in this field and learn practical tools to mitigate risk, design projects and lead successful teams. 

Become a more effective Project Manager

Learn how to critically analyse management theory to determine the most effective ways to manage projects and empower and improve the performance of teams to drive project success. 

Gain the skills and confidence to manage bigger projects

RMIT Online's Graduate Diploma in Project Management will give you the knowledge and expertise to successfully manage large-scale projects from concept to completion and deliver on budget and on time. 

At RMIT Online, you can choose between two different pathways:    

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(7 weeks each)


16 months intensive,

Jan, Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

$3,840 per course, FEE-HELP available*

Program codes: 
GD194KPIT (IT specialisation)

^Number of courses and duration to be comprised depends on prior degree. Please see Entry Requirements or contact us for further details.
*Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load.

What you will study

With the RMIT Online Graduate Diploma in Project Management, you can choose the Generalist pathway or the IT Specialisation pathway. Each pathway is comprised of eight courses.

Get more information about what you will learn in each of these courses.

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Flexible entry and exit points

Our Graduate Diploma of Project Management encompasses courses that make up our Graduate Certificate, so should you need to exit the program early you can still earn a postgraduate qualification.

Contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisors to receive more infomation and discuss your individual circumstances.

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Graduate Certificate

4 Courses

or continue studying

Graduate Diploma

+4 Courses

*See entry requirements

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Entry requirements

RMIT Online postgraduate students must meet minimum academic requirements, and international students must have a proficient level of English. You can find more details below. 


Academic requirements
English language requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning


  • Successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent)*, or
  • Minimum of five years' work experience in a related industry. Applicants with professional experience at a senior level that is less than five years may also be considered.
  • To have your professional experience considered, you must include in your application:
    - a CV
    - a statement that details your experience

*If your qualification was completed more than 10 years ago, you will need to provide evidence of ongoing professional work and/or professional development in the same discipline as the program for which you are seeking entry.

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You must meet the University's minimum  English language requirements to be eligible for a place in this program.

If you are a local student, refer to the English requirements for postgraduate coursework programs.

If you are an international student, refer to the English requirements and equivalency information. The program requires a minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 in IELTS (Academic).

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Graduate Diploma in Project Management does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. For more details on RMIT's on-campus programs, visit rmit.edu.au.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

RMIT assesses each student’s prior learning and qualifications to grant credit so you can complete your online postgraduate degree sooner. Your application will be decided on a case-by-case basis. RMIT aims to grant as much credit as possible at the time of offer, so it’s important to provide as much evidence of prior study and work experience as possible with your application.

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.

Hear from one of our graduates

Online project management graduate, Mitchell Hart explains how he's been able to apply the cross-disciplinary skills and knowledge he learnt during his postgraduate qualification in his job.

“What you learn in project management, no matter what sort of projects that you're doing, is applicable. The methodologies that RMIT presented me with, I use at Linfox every single day.”