Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Management)


What you will learn

Insights and perspectives on contexts and trends in tertiary education

You’ll gain comprehensive knowledge of established frameworks for organising, leading and managing in the tertiary education sector.

Skills and strategies for leading and managing challenges in tertiary education contexts

You’ll gain well-informed perspectives on the issues and challenges faced by tertiary education systems and institutions around the world so that you can confidently apply these learnings to your own work context.

Assess the implications of policy change or market developments for effective institutional management

You’ll learn to confidently and effectively lead people, influence policy, plan strategy and manage change projects in the tertiary education context.

Course structure

To gain the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Management) you must complete 50 points comprising of:

  • Two core subjects, and
  • Two elective subject.

By successfully completing this course you also may be eligible for credit toward the Master of Tertiary Education (Management).


The estimated hours required for each subject is between 18-22 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

Single subjects

You can also study single subjects to contribute to your professional development. For more information, please contact Student Support.

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