Prove your ability and experience in leadership with a unique postgraduate qualification built around recognition of professional practice.
Do you want to formally prove your leadership experience and skills? Are you looking for a flexible alternative to standard university learning?
This leadership degree has been specially created by Deakin University for people who want evidence of their knowledge, skills and professional experience in leadership. You will reflect on your professional practice as a leader, and build a portfolio of evidence demonstrating your expertise. You will earn formal recognition of your ability to create change and make things happen as a leader.
What do I need to apply?
You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.
The Deakin Masters degree consists of two programs, 10 Professional Practice credentials and a capstone (equivalent to two programs). You can complete the degree in two years or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to five years if you need more time.
At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.
Minimum admission criteria:
- Bachelor degree in any discipline and at least five years of relevant work experience+ OR
- Associated Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice
- evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
+full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial, leadership in innovative or entrepreneurial business or ventures or equivalent
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.
Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.
Additional fees may apply and course fees may be subject to change.
What are the learning outcomes?
Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of contemporary leadership theory and practices, creating new discipline knowledge through applied research methods.