Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Gain high-level skills to motivate and inspire the people around you.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership is suitable for professionals wishing to advance their leadership skills and take their career to the next level. Management positions can be found in almost every industry, and graduates will be well equipped for these roles.
The Graduate Certificate in Leadership is suitable for professionals wishing to advance their leadership skills and take their career to the next level. Management positions can be found in almost every industry, and graduates will be well equipped for these roles.
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Career Opportunities

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Further Study

If you choose to further your studies, the Graduate Certificate in Leadership can also serve as an entry point into the Master of Business Administration (MBA), with full credit for completed units. To enter the MBA, you must achieve a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Graduate Certificate in Leadership.
If you choose to further your studies, the Graduate Certificate in Leadership can also serve as an entry point into the Master of Business Administration (MBA), with full credit for completed units. To enter the MBA, you must achieve a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Graduate Certificate in Leadership.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Commonwealth supported students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points. Except for graduate certificates which are half the annual study load or 24 points.

Course Credit Points
24
Average Annual Fee - 2020
$5,577
Typical Fee Range - 2020
$5,577 - $5,577

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Industry partner discount

This course is eligible for an industry partner discount, giving industry professionals a 10% tuition fee discount to support postgraduate study at UWA.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent quali?cation, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
and
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
(2) significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.
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Application requirements

Applicants should submit their application online with the following documentation. High-quality colour scans of original documents are to be uploaded into the application portal prior to assessment.

 Original proof of citizenship (one of the following): 
o passport (and visa if necessary)
o birth certificate 
o Australian Citizenship certificate
 Original academic transcripts (unless previously from UWA)
• 
Proof of English language competency
•  A valid GMAT test score (if your WAM/GPA is less than 60 per cent and you have less than five years of work experience)
• A personal statement
• A current curriculum vitae (CV) outlining a minimum of three years' professional work experience from completion of your bachelor's degree and includes two referee names and contact details

Note: Hard-copy original transcripts and degree certificates from previous studies may be requested at any time as part of the process of verifying the authenticity of any documents provided with an application. Read more here about uploading scanned documents.

 

 

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Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) two satisfactory referees, as recognised by UWA.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership is a complete stand-alone qualification, or your pathway to UWA’s MBA Flexible.

This course is designed for mid to senior level professionals seeking advanced skills in business leadership. You will gain advanced knowledge in the field of leadership, as well as skills in motivating and inspiring others to resolve complex problems.

COVID-19 update

Our MBA suite of programs is running remotely. If you have any queries, please contact our Professional Programs Adviser on 131 UWA / future-mba-business@uwa.edu.au

About the course

You will gain advanced knowledge in the field of leadership, as well as skills in motivating and inspiring others to resolve complex problems. This course can serve as an entry point into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Flexible (subject to students achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent).
Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2020/2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Trimester 1, 2, 3, 2020 [Delivered online for Tri 1 and 2]
Weekly contact time
  • Students can expect a time commitment of 12 hours per week per unit (comprising 3 hours contact time and 9 hours additional study time).
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 41220
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Leadership
Status
  • Available 2020/2021
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Trimester 1, 2, 3, 2020 [Delivered online for Tri 1 and 2]
Weekly contact time
  • Students can expect a time commitment of 12 hours per week per unit (comprising 3 hours contact time and 9 hours additional study time).
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 41220
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • One year part-time
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Application deadline

For Trimester 3 2020 entry, applications open Monday 25 February 2019 and close 16 August 2020.

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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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Pathway to the MBA

This Graduate Certificate is a pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Flexible program.

Graduates who meet the Weighted Average Mark requirements can articulate into the MBA. Points completed for the Graduate Certificate will be fully credited towards the MBA.

Industry partner discount

This course is eligible for an industry partner discount, giving industry professionals a 10% tuition fee discount to support postgraduate study at UWA.

Accreditation

    

The UWA Business School is accredited through both EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These are the leading business school accreditations in Europe and North America respectively, meaning that your business degree will be recognised by employers around the world.

Business School

UWA's Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses aimed at inspiring students to become the innovative world leaders of tomorrow.