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Master of Leadership

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Leadership is suitable for students who have progressed from the Graduate Certificate of Leadership or meet the additional entry requirements.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
M797
Intake Months
Jun, Oct

About this course

The Master of Leadership is suitable for students who have progressed from the Graduate Certificate of Leadership or meet the additional entry requirements. In addition to completing the core units, successful students will complete ten professional practice credentials plus a research capstone unit, where students undertake a workplace-based research project on leadership.

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.

Entry requirements

Minimum admission criteria:

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline and at least five years of relevant work experience* OR
  • Associated Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice
  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

*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 Master of Leadership requires the completion of 4 credit points of units and 10 Professional Practice credentials, plus completion of the compulsory 0-credit point module, MAI010 Academic Integrity Module.

For further information on credentials refer to the credentials tab below.

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