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Graduate Certificate of Project Management

Develop the ability to guide businesses towards success in times of change and uncertainty. Be equipped with the skills identified by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) as essential for managing projects and contributing to the prosperity, health, safety and sustainability of tropical communities. As a graduate of the first degree in Australia to emphasise skill development in strategy, risk and asset management, you will have a competitive edge as a professional who can reach groundbreaking results and will be highly sought after by employers.

Stand out from the crowd

Unique course emphasis on strategy, risk and asset management skills

#1 in Queensland

and #2 in Australia for full-time graduate employment outcomes* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Business


Median graduate salary* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Business

Fast Facts


  • Online: February, May, September
  • Townsville: February, May, September
  • Brisbane: February, May, September




+total estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

^total estimated tuition fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


6 months full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree; or equivalent

Course Code


Course detail

Real stories

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    Associate Professor Carmen Reaiche Amaro

    Associate Professor, Project Management

    JCU’s Graduate Certificate of Project Management is a step above the rest. It is the first in Australia to emphasise skill development in Asset Management, making you stand out to future employers. It is a hands-on corporate-world project-based course preparing you to be leaders of and advisors to business enterprises

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    Gerard Byrne

    Lecturer, Project Management

    Project Management is vital to business success as it focuses managers and staff on what is important, ensures the best use of talent and resources and provides clear direction. Project Management is now widely adopted in almost all industries in Australia and globally, boasting incredible career prospects.