Graduate Diploma of Global Project Management

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Graduate Diploma of Global Project Management

What is a Graduate Diploma of Global Project Management?

A Graduate Diploma of Global Project Management is designed to refine and deepen understanding of strategic business developments. It builds specialist knowledge in using project management methods, tools and procedures that are adapted to global, cross-cultural environments. After completing a project management diploma, graduates are job-ready with the option to continue studying at master's level.
This course is designed for experienced Project Managers who want to formalise their education, or build credits towards a Master of Global Project Management. This project management graduate diploma will enhance the skills required to manage complex stakeholders and projects from planning to completion on a global scale. This course is available to study on-campus in or online and is both a stand-alone qualification and a pathway to the Master of Global Project Management.


Learning outcomes

  • Analyse international case studies which are appropriate to contemporary business.
  • Understand the role of the project manager in a global context.
  • Incorporate research findings and technologies into project plans.
  • Deliver formal presentations to stakeholders regarding strategy and development.
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Course duration
1 year full time, part-time options available
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023

This is an AQF Level 8 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Successful completion will guarantee entry into our Master of Global Project Management.

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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.
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Career opportunities

This qualification will help you stand out in a variety of management roles and elevate your career progression in your chosen industry.

Potential career paths

  • Senior Project Manager
    Average salary: $119,122 - $193,439
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of 8 subjects, which includes 6 core subjects and 2 elective subjects. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Core
  • Electives


These six core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you're required to select two electives from the electives tab.


Core subjects

  • Principles of Project Management | PROJ6000
  • Project Planning and Budgeting | PROJ6002
  • Project Execution and Control | PROJ6003
  • Contracts and Procurement | PROJ6004
  • Project, Portfolio and Program Management - PROJ6018
  • Integrated Project Management - PROJ6017 / PROJ6001


Choose two elective subjects below. At least one must be from the Project Management suite of electives.

Elective subjects

  • Business Process Management and Systems | PROJ6009
  • Project Management Application: Construction | PROJ6010
  • Integrated Infrastructure Project Management | PROJ6011
  • Marketing | MKT600
  • Financial Management | FIN600
  • Dynamic Leadership | MGT601
  • Business Decision Analytics | MGT602
  • Systems Thinking | MGT603
  • Strategic Management | MGT604
  • Business Law and International Contexts | MGT608
  • Organisational Best Practice | MGT610
  • International Business Strategy | MGT611
  • Risk Management | MGT612
  • Corporate Sustainability | MGT613
  • Foundations of Information Systems | MIS500
  • Requirements Engineering | MIS604
  • Systems Analysis and Design | MIS605
  • Employer Based Project | MGT606
  • Microservices Architecture | MIS603
  • Data Modelling and Database Design | MIS602
  • Cybersecurity | MIS607
  • Statistics for Financial Decisions | STAT6003
  • Economic Principles and Decision Making | ECON6000
  • Accounting Information Systems | ACCT6001
  • Management Perspectives | MGMT6012
  • Engineering Sustainability | MEM601
  • Engineering Risk Management | MEM602
  • Engineering Strategy | MEM603
  • User Experience Design | DID602A
  • Design Futures | DSGN6028
  • Managing Information Systems | MGT609

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

When you study with Torrens University Australia, you will benefit from our extensive network of industry partners. You’ll learn from industry professionals, gain invaluable insights and build key industry relationships.
Australian HR Institute
Australian Red Cross
GBA Projects
B Lab Australia New Zealand
Educate Plus
Project Management Institute

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International


Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.


Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP


If you are truly passionate about business, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of business scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the business industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet one of the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree (AQF Level 7).


Applicants without formal qualifications are eligible to apply if they have seven (7) years of professional, administrative or managerial work experience. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis.


Successful completion of Graduate Certificate of Global Project Management.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

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Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.


We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?

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