Graduate Certificate in Evaluation


What you will learn

Advanced knowledge of evaluation theory and practice
You’ll work independently and in groups to learn the fundamentals of evaluation including the nature and purpose of evaluation, types of evaluation, and the logic of evaluation.

The ability to apply evaluation methods to a range of professional settings
You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the tools and methods required for good evaluation practice including planning, engagement strategies and reporting.

The responsibilities and ethical principles that characterise good evaluation leaders
You will learn the philosophical backgrounds and influences on social research, epistemological and ontological perspectives, the ethics of social research and how to maintain professional standards.

Course structure

To gain a Graduate Certificate in Evaluation you must complete 50  points comprising:

  • Two core subjects
  • Two elective subjects.


The estimated hours required for each subject is between 15 -19 hours per week and includes independent study, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

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