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Leadership

Prove your ability and experience in leadership with a unique postgraduate qualification built around recognition of professional practice.

Gain recognition for and affirm your leadership skills

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

This leadership degree has been specially created by Deakin University for people who want evidence of their knowledge, skills and professional experience in leadership. You will reflect on your professional practice as a leader, and build a portfolio of evidence demonstrating your expertise. You will earn formal recognition of your ability to create change and make things happen as a leader.

Which degree is right for you?

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.
Duration
1 to 1.5 years part-time. 2 programs and 4 Professional Practice credentials
Price
$9,030 AUD (total tuition fee)
$3,525 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
8 Jul 2019 (apply by 30 Jun 2019)
11 Nov 2019 (apply by 3 Nov 2019)
9 Mar 2020 (apply by 23 Feb 2020)

What do I need to apply?

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.

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 is suitable for students who have progressed from the Graduate Certificate or meet the additional entry requirements. In addition to the core units, students will complete 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
$19,050 AUD (total tuition fee)
$3,525 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
8 Jul 2019 (apply by 30 Jun 2019)
11 Nov 2019 (apply by 3 Nov 2019)
9 Mar 2020 (apply by 23 Feb 2020)

What do I need to apply?

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.

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

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