Overview

Applications generally close 5 weeks before the unit start date.

You can study individual units from our Science and Engineering Faculty's Graduate Certificate in Project Management through flexible online learning anywhere in the world.

Through these units you can gain fundamental project management skills, regardless of your professional background, and learn how to constructively manage projects in a diverse range of industries.

The units encompass the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBK), which is the industry framework for the discipline and the international industry benchmark.

Who should participate

People seeking to work in project management areas or already working in positions requiring project management. These units are particularly suitable for anyone requiring remote access to study, whether you are overseas or located right here in Brisbane.

Delivery

When:

You'll study as a single-unit study student. That means you study alongside QUT degree students during our regular semesters and study periods.

Project management essentials 1 (PMN501)
  • Semester 1, 2017: 27 February - 23 June 2017
  • Semester 2, 2017: 24 July - 17 November 2017
Project management essentials 2 (PMN502)
  • 6-week teaching period 3 (6TP3), 2017: 8 May - 23 June 2017
  • 6-week teaching period 5 (6TP5), 2017: 4 September - 20 October 2017
Systems in project management (PMN503)
  • Semester 1, 2017: 27 February - 23 June 2017
  • Semester 2, 2017: 24 July - 17 November 2017
People and projects (PMN504)
  • Semester 1, 2017: 27 February - 23 June 2017
  • Semester 2, 2017: 24 July - 17 November 2017

Details:

Choose how you study

We've designed these units to offer you flexible study choices. They're available fully online or face-to-face on campus. You can also choose to blend these options.

If you want to study online you'll need access to a reliable internet connection and a microphone or headset. Online study uses a variety of rich media via a web-based collaborative communication platform and you'll submit assessment items online.

Assessment

You'll engage in both individual and group activities, and assessment. Types of assessment may include quizzes and tests, projects, presentations, business cases, reports, essays, journals or case studies.

You must complete your unit and assessment within the period specified.

Cost

Your fees will depend on which units you enrol in. Check the fees in your unit information. You must pay full tuition fees up-front.

Credit eligibility

You may be eligible to continue your studies with a Graduate Certificate in Project Management or a Master of Project Management.

Academic credit in these award courses is available if you:

  • meet the course entry requirements
  • have successfully completed any or all of the single-unit study units (including assessment).

Contact

For more information about course content or assessment, contact Dr Madhav Nepal.


Apply

Applications generally close 5 weeks before the unit start date.

How to apply

You need to apply to study as a single-unit study student, which means you can study individual units for personal or professional development without having to apply for a full QUT course. You can apply for up to four units at a time.

You can apply for single-unit study through the unit pages. Choose the units you want to apply for: