Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Leadership

Prepare yourself for leadership roles in the education sector with the one-semester Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Leadership.

The postgraduate certificate sits within and progresses to the Master of Educational Leadership. It has a focus on the leadership of learning and one other related area of educational leadership.

This postgraduate certificate is particularly suited to current and aspiring leaders who want to develop the skills to be an outstanding leader in an educational environment.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

Completed one of the following:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma
  • Relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Other requirements

  • All applicants must have at least three years of relevant professional experience

Applicants are required to submit a current CV providing evidence of their professional experience, including:

  • Dates
  • Organisations' names
  • A paragraph describing specific responsibilities at each school/organisation
  • Student year groups (if appropriate)
  • Level of employment

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and all other bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

You complete 60 points from papers in the Master of Educational Leadership. There's a mix of classes and online support and activities. Each paper has 3 full-day classes, plus 1 or 2 evening classes.

Papers you can complete

Graduates will have enhanced leadership capabilities, thereby having a greater opportunity to undertake or continue leadership roles in educational organisations in:

  • Early childhood sector
  • Compulsory sector
  • Tertiary sector
  • Government or corporate settings

This qualification does not provide eligibility for provisional teacher registration.

You can also progress into the Master of Educational Leadership.

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1052
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus / South Campus
Starts:

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.