The University of Newcastle, Australia
Fast facts
Location

Online

Start dates
  • Trimester 1 - 4 Feb 2019
  • Trimester 2 - 20 May 2019
  • Trimester 3 - 2 Sep 2019
Mode of delivery

Online

Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

UON program code: 12411

Study Project Management for the Built Environment

Do you have qualifications or a career in the built environment and want to advance or side step into project management? The Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment at the University of Newcastle could be the postgraduate degree for you.

This industry-focused program will provide you with specialised project management skills designed for the built environment, as well as people management skills opening up opportunities for success. Learning from current industry practitioners as well as University academics we will provide you with a well-rounded theoretical and practical understanding and application of project management.

Why study with us?

  • Be recognised Internationally - our School of Architecture and Built Environment is in the top 100 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject list (2018).
  • Flexible study options – at the University of Newcastle, you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study anytime.
  • Enhance your career opportunities – with a core focus on the built environment, you will have specialised and instrumental skills that will be highly valued by the property development, construction, mining, utilities and industrial sectors.

Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment

What you will study

Studying the University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment via our online system, you will learn fundamental project management skills as they are applied to the built environment.

This program will train you to manage project timelines, budgets and risks, as well as manage people and teams. Developed and taught by industry professionals, the program uses a case study approach to provide you with the skills to manage the full project lifecycle.

Subject areas include:

  • project scoping and integration
  • projects scheduling, resource management and leadership
  • project planning and management
  • community development
  • entrepreneurship and innovation
  • human resource management

Entry options and duration

This program recognises prior learning. Admission is available to applicants who can demonstrate a suitable combination of education, professional experience and industry qualifications.

The table below outlines the number of years experience required, depending on your previous educational qualifications.

Educational Qualification Number of years relevant industry experience
Associate Degree or Advance Diploma (in a related field of study) Five
Associate Degree or Advance Diploma (in a non-related field of study) Ten
3 Year Bachelors (in a non-related field of study) Five
3 Year Bachelors (in a related field of study) Zero
Bachelor (Honors) Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma Zero

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

View the full course list

Career opportunities

As a qualified project manager in the built environment you will be sought after. The Graduate Certificate in Project Management for the Built Environment will prepare you for managerial positions in public, private and not-for profit organisations. With a core focus on the built environment, you will have specialised and instrumental skills that will be valued by the property development, construction, mining, utilities and industrial sectors.

Hitting the ground running with competent skills is paramount for a project manager to successfully meet strict deadlines and budgets. This industry-focused program will prepare you for this and much more.

To further enhance your qualification, once you have completed your Graduate Certificate you will be eligible to enrol in the Master of Project Management in the Built Environment.