BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

The Diploma of Project Management incorporates the suite of skills needed by the modern project manager.

Location/s: Sydney Olympic Park Campus, Online via Zoom

Mode/s of delivery: Face-to-face, Blended (online, structured training)

Course Duration: The estimated time to complete the course is 15 hours per week over a study period of 1 year (or part time equivalent).

An additional feature of this qualification is the option to add the Prince 2 Foundation and Practitioner Certifications to your curriculum.

Whether in construction or information technology, you will find the techniques and tools presented in this course can be adopted and adapted for a range of uses.

The Diploma of Project Management at Western Sydney University – The College has been developed by industry experts, for both new and experienced industry professionals. 

Entry Requirements

Educational requirements:

  • Year 12; or
  • Certificate IV level qualification; or
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation (conducted by The College).

Please refer to The RTO Admissions Policy, for further information.


Topic areas include:

  • Project scope
  • Risk, and cost management
  • Managing people in projects
  • Using project tools effectively

Students graduate with a Western Sydney University - The College qualification. Courses are delivered through flexible modes including classroom, self-paced and remote delivery options.  Government funding support may be available for some eligible applicants. Graduates with two years’ work experience are eligible to apply for the Master of Project Management at Western Sydney University.


BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management is a Nationally Recognised Training Qualification recognised across Australia.

Employment Options

Graduates can expect to apply for roles as:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Program Manager



  • BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG531 Manage project time
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
  • BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
  • BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
  • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG540 Manage project integration


  • BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
  • BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG539 Manage project governance


$6,000 AUD

Eligible students may be able to access funding through:

  • NSW Smart and Skilled (NSW residents only)
  • VET Student Loans

Future students should refer to The RTO Fee Management, Deferral and Refund Policy for more information.

To be provided by the learner

To successfully complete this course, it is recommended students have access to a personal computer or laptop, and a personal internet connection.

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