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If you are commencing in Term 2 2020 under the Government's Higher Education Relief Package due to COVID-19, please refer to the advice in the Additional Information section below.

The Graduate Certificate is the first tier of two postgraduate programs in Construction Project Management. It is undertaken on a part-time basis over two semesters with students completing two courses in each semester. Students learn about project management principles and techniques needed to effectively manage large construction projects.

The Graduate Certificate program is suited to practicing personnel in relevant fields including building, construction management, construction economics, civil engineering, mining engineering, project management, quantity surveying, real estate who wish to enhance their career opportunities. This program also provides an opportunity to those who have relevant professional experience but limited formal qualifications to study at the graduate level.



Study Level


Typical duration

0.7 Years

Delivery Mode


Intake Period

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit


Award type

Graduate Certificate


Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management - GradCertCPM

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Program Structure

Students must complete 24 UOC as a standalone program.

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Additional Information

Domestic students commencing in Term 2 2020 under the Government's COVID-19 Higher Education Relief Package can enrol in a maximum of 4 courses (24 units of credit) across Term 2 and Term 3 2020 at the discounted fee rates.

Further information about the COVID-19 Higher Education Relief Package is at

Students should enrol in four courses from the following:

Term 2: CONS0005 Construction Informatics, CONS0016 Construction Risk Management and Business Analytics, CONS0023 Construction Cost and Value Management

Term 3:  CONS0010 Construction Contracts Management, CONS0013 Construction Management Theory and Practice

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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