Educational Leadership specialisation - Postgraduate Diploma in Education

With this one-year full-time or two-year part-time postgraduate diploma you can further develop leadership skills for the education environment and contribute to the development of professional educational practice.

Whether you’re currently in a leadership role in education, or aspiring to become a leader, the Postgraduate Diploma in Education in Educational Leadership helps you develop your leadership skills and knowledge. The programme caters for education professionals in early childhood, schools, tertiary providers and other educational settings.


This is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Start date: 2022

You need to complete 120 points (four courses) to successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Education in Educational Leadership.

Complete the following compulsory course

You should ideally complete this course in your second semester of part-time study.

Complete this highly recommended course

You should ideally complete this course in your first semester.

And choose from the following courses

1. Relevant professional experience is necessary to take this course. Programme leader approval required.
2. If you plan on completing a Master of Education in Educational Leadership you must take the course EDUC906.
3. Additional courses from the Master of Education can be substituted with approval from the programme leader.

Other educational leadership programmes

Other specialisations in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Key features
  • One year full-time or two years part-time
  • Suitable for current and aspiring educational leaders
  • Enhance your leadership skills
  • Make a contribution to educational practice
  • A pathway to further study in the Master of Education

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

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