Project Management - B5005

Stay up to date with the latest developments in the field with the Graduate Diploma of Project Management through Monash Online. Gain the confidence to successfully deliver complex projects by applying key project management practices and principles.

Perfect for upskilling or shifting careers into project management, you’ll undertake this graduate diploma knowing you’re developing the skills, tools and techniques to manage projects from their conception through to their completion.

Take advantage of the flexibility provided by a course delivered entirely online and a wide breadth of units giving advanced project management knowledge. You will graduate prepared for your next career step within this high-growth field.

You may be eligible to exit this course early with a Graduate Certificate of Project Management, provided you complete Part A of the course.

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Where can the Graduate Diploma of Project Management take me?

A graduate degree with an important focus on industry will ensure you're on top of industry developments and that you gain the skills to lead in your field. You'll be empowered to take the next step in your career in a number of diverse fields or take on a project management role within your current industry. This course will open a range of career opportunities, including project administrator, project coordinator, project business analyst and project manager.

Project administrator
Handle the administrative elements and daily functions of your organisation’s projects to ensure delivery deadlines are met.

Project coordinator
Utilise your strong communication and organisational skills to coordinate projects and teams of people to meet project delivery goals.

Project business analyst
Be responsible for reviewing and analysing business processes, creating efficiencies, leading project teams and communicating technical information back to the business.

Project manager
Lead project planning and manage the team responsible for the delivery of a project, from ideation through to completion.

At a glance

Course Details

  • Online: Part time
1.4 years or 0.7 years part time depending on prior qualifications. See entry requirements.
Start date
January, March, May, July, August, October
Graduate Diploma of Project Management
Course Handbook

Learning at Monash Online

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Fit a degree around your life and study when and where it suits you. We offer six teaching periods throughout the year and a dynamic online classroom accessible at any time. Learn how online study works.

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Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Graduate Diploma of Project Management offers two pathways to entry.

Depending on prior qualifications:

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


Entry level 1: 48 points to complete
Duration: 1.4 years part-time.

Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification and achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or an equivalent Grade Point Average as determined by the Monash Business School.

Entry level 2: 24 points to complete
Duration: 0.7 years part-time 

Applicants must meet the requirements for admission at entry level 1 and have completed a Monash University Graduate certificate in Project Management.

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English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This course is structured in two parts:

  • Part A. Project Management essentials knowledge
  • Part B. Project Management advanced theory and practice

All students complete Part B. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A.

Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies, you may elect not to receive the credit.

Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

Making the application

Future students

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.