Why study the RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Project Management?

The most efficient way to gain a qualification in your chosen career

Finish your online Graduate Certificate in Project Management in as little as eight months thanks to our innovative intensive learning structure. We offer six intakes per year, and our study periods run for seven weeks each, focusing on one course at a time for fast-tracked, consolidated learning. This format will help you learn, grasp and apply each new concept before beginning the next. 

Choose your own pathway

Choose the generalist project management pathway to develop a broad skill set that applies to a wide range of industries. Alternatively, you can select the IT-specific path if you're looking to develop specialised project management skills in 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 project management knowledge and learn effective tools to mitigate risk, design strong projects and lead successful teams. 

The foundations of success

RMIT Online's Graduate Certificate in Project Management will provide you with strong project management foundations. You’ll learn the key principles of project management and understand the options for developing these skills to lead teams and successfully design quality programs in all industries. If you choose the IT specialisation, you’ll also gain knowledge in Agile project management.

With more and more businesses opting for leaders with formal qualifications, this program is an ideal qualification for anyone wanting to start a career in this field. With the option to specialise in IT project management, the program also provides a recognised pathway into the Graduate Diploma of Project Management and then onto our highly respected Master of Project Management program.

The course will give you the necessary knowledge and practical skills to lead and plan projects and to liaise with stakeholders to deliver on time and on budget. Graduates are highly sought after across many industries around the world in booming sectors like mining, IT, events, engineering and construction.

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



Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)


8 months intensive,

Jan, Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

$4,080 per course, FEE-HELP available*

Program codes:
GC042KPIT (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 Certificate in Project Management, you can choose the Generalist pathway or the IT Specialisation pathway. Each pathway is comprised of four courses.

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

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Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, you may continue on to study the Graduate Diploma. The Graduate Certificate is also a pathway to a master's degree for some students.

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's degree (or equivalent overseas qualification)*, 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 Certificate 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.