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Deakin University

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Graduate Certificate of Leadership

  • Graduate Certificate

For the student wishing to supplement their base understanding about professional practice in leadership skills, the graduate certificate will give you a taste of study.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
M597
Intake Months
Jun, Oct

About this course

For the student wishing to supplement their base understanding about professional practice in leadership skills, the graduate certificate will give you a taste of study.

Recognise the capabilities displayed by pivotal leaders, through integration of theoretical investigation and professional practice, within this specialist program. Learn to drive results while engaging others in the journey and transforming an organisation to deal with technology disruption, changing customer needs and turbulent external environments. The emphasis for this program is on developing relevant skills, contemporary knowledge, and real experience, to develop the business leaders of tomorrow.

Delivered wholly online, this program makes it ideal for busy professionals who want to study and immediately apply the knowledge and skills obtained through the unit, in their own workplace. The Professional Practice Credential Assessment complements this course, where students provide evidence of their knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience for assessment, to obtain a suite of credentials that recognise their professional expertise.

Successful students may articulate into the Master of Leadership

Entry requirements

Minimum admission criteria:

  • Five years relevant work experience*

*Note: Full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial, leadership in innovative or entrepreneurial business or ventures or equivalent.

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate of Leadership requires successful completion 2 credit points of core units, completion of the compulsory 0-credit point module, MAI010 Academic Integrity Module and 4 Professional Practice credentials.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Deakin University.
90.6%
Overall satisfaction
80.2%
Skill scale
81.3%
Teaching scale
80.6%
Employed full-time
$80.6k
Average salary