The Graduate Certificate of Research Management is designed for professional research administrators and research policy developers wishing to further their expertise to support research in the Higher Education sector as well as industry and government departments.
The course aims to provide practical skills and insights for managing research and policy environments.
Entry will be based on performance in:
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
The course is designed for research administrators and policy makers. Potential employers include Universities, CSIRO, government research institutes and departments, private research institutes, and industrial research companies.
To complete the Graduate Certificate of Research Management, students must attain 4 credit points completed over one year of part-time study comprising of the following:
Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.
Deakin aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations.
Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course with Deakin, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed with Deakin.
You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning Page which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin degree and how to apply for credit.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be granted to applicants based on prior studies and/or equivalent industry experience.