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What will I learn?

The Master of Leadership award is what you would enrol in, even if you intend to exit early with the Graduate Diploma of Leadership (GDL).

The GDL is part of AC’s Transforming Leadership Program (TLP). Take your leadership to the next level.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course structure is based on two semesters (each of 13 weeks duration), with four subjects taught in each semester. It comprises:

  • 4 core subjects (40 credit points)
  • 4 electives (40 credit points)

To qualify for award of the degree of Graduate Diploma in Leadership a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 80 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core subjects.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge:

Demonstrated:

Advanced and integrated understanding of key issues, theoretical concepts and practices within leadership.

knowledge of recent developments and scholarship in leadership within the Christian worldview framework.

Understanding of general leadership principles and methods, and knowledge of specific approaches used in the leadership.

Skills:

Demonstrated ability to:

Define and resolve a complex problem or issue using appropriate knowledge, approaches and theories in leadership.

Use critical, evidence based and innovative thinking skills to analyse and synthesise ideas and theories from other disciplines related to leadership.

Communicate effectively complex ideas and proposed solutions to peers and general audiences.

Critically evaluate new developments of scholarship in leadership.

Application of Knowledge and Skills:

Demonstrated ability to:

Articulate and apply the knowledge and skills developed within leadership to develop appropriate solutions to emerging business challenges.

Critically evaluate and apply broad conceptual frameworks in leadership.

work independently, responsibly and with the level of professionalism expected of an informed practitioner in leadership.

Note: Full-time students may be required to complete some subjects online depending on face to face class availability at selected campuses.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Arts, Social Sciences and Education

CRICOS

0102073

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

8 August 2022

Venue

AC Perth Campus

Suite 3/642, Albany Highway,

VICTORIA PARK,

Western Australia,

6100, PERTH, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

8 August 2022

Venue

AC Melbourne Campus

Level 4, 350 Queen St,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants with Recent Secondary Education: Completion of at least an Australian Level 7 Bachelor degree awarded under the Australian Qualifications Framework (or equivalent overseas qualification). Applicants with Recent Secondary Education are not eligible for direct entry into this course. For Applicants with a Vocational Education and Training Qualification: Completion of at least an AQF Level 7 Bachelor’s degree in education, or equivalent, or completion of a Level 8 or above equivalent postgraduate qualification by an authorised institution. Applicants with a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification are not eligible for this course. Applicants with a Higher Education Qualification: Completion of an Australian Level 7 Bachelor degree awarded under the Australian Qualifications Framework (or equivalent overseas qualification). OR Completion of an Australian Level 8+ postgraduate qualification awarded under the Australian Qualifications Framework (or equivalent overseas qualification). A completed Australian Level 8 Postgraduate Certificate requires a credit average overall. Applicants with Work and Life Experience: This course requires the completion of at least an Australian Level 7 Bachelor degree awarded under the Australian Qualifications Framework (or equivalent overseas qualification). Applicants with Work and Life Experience may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Leadership as a pathway course. International Students will be required to show proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 overall, reading 6.5; writing 6.5; speaking 6.5; listening 6.5 (or equivalent).

For international students

Academic:

Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (within the past 2 years)

This course of study requires the completion of a higher education qualification by an authorised institution. Applicants with recent high school education only are not eligible for direct entry into this course.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study

This course of study requires the completion of a higher education qualification by an authorised institution. Applicants with a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification only are not eligible for direct entry into this course.

Applicants with Higher Education Study

Applicants whose highest level of study enrolment since leaving secondary education is a higher education qualification must demonstrate the completion of an AQF Level 7 bachelor’s degree (or higher) by an authorised institution for admission into this course.

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

Applicants who have not completed formal higher education study are not eligible for direct entry into this course. These applicants are encouraged to seek admission via the Graduate Certificate in Leadership.

Essential Entry Requirements

In addition to the academic criteria above, applicants seeking entry into the Graduate Diploma of Leadership must demonstrate a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience in a managerial or professional leadership role.

Language

Overseas students are required to demonstrate their English proficiency skills. Such students admitted into our programs must attain an overall IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5 (with no score below 6.0 in any of the four skills areas).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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