Online degree

Leadership

Earn a unique postgraduate qualification recognising your leadership ability and experience.

Boost your professional credentials and become a world-class leader

Do you want to formally prove your leadership experience and skills? Are you looking for a flexible alternative to standard university learning?

This unique leadership qualification has been specifically designed to support you to reflect on your leadership experience as well as further develop leadership capabilities.

Get practical and professional leadership skills

It has been designed for emerging leaders as well as senior professionals looking to get the recognition they deserve for the experience they’ve acquired.

This unique degree consists of both taught units as well as professional practice credentials to allow you to finish your postgraduate qualification faster, flexibly, and entirely online.

Which degree is right for you?

Graduate Certificate

This degree is designed to formally recognise your experience through a recognised, practice-based model of learning including two core units and four professional practice credentials.
Duration
1 to 1.5 years part-time. 2 programs and 4 Professional Practice credentials
Price
$9,130 AUD (total tuition fee)
$3,575 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
9 Nov 2020 (apply by 1 Nov 2020)
8 Mar 2021 (apply by 21 Feb 2021)
Language
English
Format
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

This degree is designed for individuals with leadership experience seeking recognition and to further develop leadership capabilities.

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

Degree Structure

The Deakin Graduate Certificate consists of two programs and four Professional Practice credentials. You can complete the degree in one year or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to two years if you need more time.

At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.

Minimum admission criteria:

  • Five years relevant work experience +

+full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial, leadership in innovative or entrepreneurial business or ventures or equivalent

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Additional fees may apply and course fees may be subject to change.

What are the learning outcomes?

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of contemporary leadership theory and practices, creating new discipline knowledge through applied research methods.

Masters degree

This Master’s degree includes two core units, ten professional practice credentials, plus a research capstone unit.
Duration
1 to 2.5 years part-time. 2 programs, 10 Professional Practice credentials and a Capstone program
Price
$19,250 AUD (total tuition fee)
$3,575 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
9 Nov 2020 (apply by 1 Nov 2020)
8 Mar 2021 (apply by 21 Feb 2021)
Language
English
Format
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

This master’s degree is designed for those who want to turn their skills and expertise into a Masters qualification that provides evidence of extensive experience, research, and knowledge in leadership.

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

Degree Structure

The Deakin Masters degree consists of two programs, 10 Professional Practice credentials and a capstone (equivalent to two programs). You can complete the degree in two years or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to five years if you need more time.

At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.

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

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Additional fees may apply and course fees may be subject to change.

What are the learning outcomes?

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of contemporary leadership theory and practices, creating new discipline knowledge through applied research methods.

Programs on this degree

Program
Leadership Challenges
Leadership Practice with Impact
Research Project Capstone

What you'll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
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  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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