Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
CRICOS:
099129J
Location:
  • Melbourne
  • Online
Duration:

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Please contact the Course Administrator at feapg@acu.edu.au for campus unit offerings as not all units are offered every semester.

Description

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is for educators (including teachers and administrators) who want to become creative, energetic and innovative leaders with influence in education.

Participants explore theories of educational leadership, management and administration, and learn to apply them appropriately to their own contexts including Catholic and faith-based educational organisations defined as those organisations affiliated with a religious group or established Church (Buckingham, 2010).

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is your next step to becoming an educational leader.

Course duration

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability and study mode

Campus availability

  • Online

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

On-shore for cohorts by special arrangement)
Note: Units are offered fully online, with on campus and on site options available by special arrangement. Please contact the Course Administrator for further details – feapg@acu.edu.au

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

Deferment is available for one year. Find out more about deferment.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

Online
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised

Course costs

  • Average first year fee: $11000 Fee-Paying (indicative only)

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

Essential requirements for admission

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

Applying for admission

Direct Applications

Career paths

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is for teachers and administrators who want to enhance their professional practice and become leaders in their school community or organisation.

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is the next step towards becoming an educational leader.

English language requirements

IELTS overall score of 7.0. Individual score of 6.0 in all tests.

Pathways to further study

It will be possible for students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership to later apply for the Master of Educational Leadership and seek credit for the units already completed.

Contacts for future students

Enquiries:

Description

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is for educators (including teachers and administrators) who want to become creative, energetic and innovative leaders with influence in education.

Participants explore theories of educational leadership, management and administration, and learn to apply them appropriately to their own contexts including Catholic and faith-based educational organisations defined as those organisations affiliated with a religious group or established Church (Buckingham, 2010).

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is your next step to becoming an educational leader.

Course duration

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Start dates and campus availability

Melbourne
  • 02-Jan-2020 , 15-Jun-2020 , 04-Jan-2021

On-shore for cohorts by special arrangement)
Note: Units are offered fully online, with on campus and on site options available by special arrangement. Please contact the Course Administrator for further details – feapg@acu.edu.au

Deferment, credit points & course units

Deferment

Yes. See Defer your offer.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Course costs

  • Unit Fee: $2925.00 (2020)
  • Average first year fee: $11700.00 (2020)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $11700.00 (2020)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

Essential requirements for admission

Applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all tests) and an Australian three-year Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

Inherent Requirements

There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit. Learn more about inherent requirements and how they affect you, and explore the requirements for your course.

Career paths

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is for teachers and administrators who want to enhance their professional practice and become leaders in their school community or organisation.

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is the next step towards becoming an educational leader.

English language requirements

IELTS overall score of 7.0. Individual score of 6.0 in all tests.

Pathways to further study

It will be possible for students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership to later apply for the Master of Educational Leadership and seek credit for the units already completed.

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