Graduate Certificate in Leadership

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

In this program students will gain advanced knowledge in the field of leadership, as well as skills in motivating and inspiring others to resolve complex problems. The curriculum includes positive psychology principles as well as contemporary model of work behaviour that identifies the importance of mastery, agility, and proactivity for success in today's complex and changing organisations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $18,850

Entry Requirements:

Pathway One: Bachelor degree or equivalent as recognised by UWA and at least 3 years' relevant, documented, professional experience; and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; or a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 550; or at least two additional years (five years total) of relevant documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course. Pathway Two: at least eight years of relevant, documented, professional experience that in the opinion of the Faculty would permit the applicant to complete the course satisfactorily. Applicants are also required to submit a CV and personal statement.


The Graduate Certificate in Leadership consists of four units, comprising two core units and two option units. Core units: Leading Self and Leading Others; Organisational Behaviour. Option units: Becoming a Leader: Perspectives on Leadership Development; Leading Global Collaborations; Negotiation Behaviour; Organisational Change and Transformation.

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Study Pathways:

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Leadership with a weighted average mark of at least 65% can progress into the MBA Flexible, with full credit for completed units.

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Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

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