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Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology

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What you'll learn

About this course

Whether you're an ICT professional looking to specialise your skills, or a tech enthusiast keen to forge a new career path, this online Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management course will help you reach your career potential.

Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Swinburne University, the online training program is an extension of the IT project management graduate certificate course, and comprehensively covers a range of core PM competencies. The syllabus explores project productivity and success, principles of project management, resource allocation, acquisition, and sourcing of IT solutions. Students also learn how to manage IS risk, and apply sound professional practice within an ICT environment.


To be eligible for this course, applicants must:

  • Have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree; OR
  • Have completed the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Project Management; OR
  • Have significant work experience (at least five years) in the field of IT and evidence of academic ability

Areas of study

In this IT project management course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units - complete all:

  • Introduction to business information systems
  • Database analysis and design
  • Requirements analysis and modelling
  • Professional issues in IT
  • Technology essentials for managers
  • Accounting principles
  • Systems project management
  • Systems acquisition and implementation management
  • IS/IT risk management (coming in 2016)
  • IT project resource management
  • IT portfolio and program management

Electives units - complete one:

  • Leading (coming in 2016)
  • Global ICT practice
  • Contemporary issues in business analysis (coming in 2016)
  • Enterprise systems
  • IT project management internship (coming in 2016)
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management from Swinburne University of Technology.

Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Program Administrator
  • Project Administrator
  • IT Project Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Applications Manager
  • Enterprise Solutions Architect
  • Project Resource Officer

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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