Graduate Certificate Programs in Australia

Find 18 Top Graduate Certificates in Australia 2019

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Those looking to expand a career field may benefit greatly by obtaining a graduate certificate. This level of education shows a choice to pursue additional education in a given field without going through a traditional undergrad program.  

Australia has a subsidized higher education for students pursuing the undergraduate degrees. They also give loan and grants for the post graduate students. Higher learning starts at undergraduate degree level to a doctoral degree offered in any field of study.

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Graduate Certificate in Local Government Leadership

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course explores the trends, challenges and opportunities of leading in local government. It helps build advanced skills and knowledge to enable current and aspiring local government leaders to make a greater contribution to improving economic, social, environmental and governance performance of their organisations for the benefit of communities now and into the future. [+]

The course is tailored to the local government environment and allows current and aspiring leaders to develop contextual understanding and professional capabilities necessary for leadership in the public sector. There is a particular focus on the need for local government leaders to understand and demonstrate commitment to the production of 'public value' (Moore 1995); outcomes that are truly valued in the community. The course offers the opportunity to undertake an education program that responds to individual needs as well those in the workplace and the broader community. Subjects involve intensive block mode workshops, action learning, self-directed study, scenario-based challenges and a real-life community leadership project.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Engineering Studies

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course qualifies individuals who apply a body of knowledge in a range of contexts to undertake professional work and provides a pathway for further learning in engineering. Students with a bachelor's degree in a non-cognate engineering field can apply to this course. All applications are assessed individually and the course structure is tailor-made based on the basic qualifications that students possess. Candidates without a degree, but who have a TAFE diploma or equivalent in engineering and significant related work experience, may also apply for this course. [+]

This course creates a pathway for students from a different engineering background to explore their potential to undertake postgraduate studies in engineering. Once students complete this course successfully, individual assessment is undertaken to articulate either 12, 18 or 24 credit points towards a master's course.

This course allows professionals who are currently employed, or would like to pursue employment in engineering organisations, to understand and gain advantage in securing and retaining employment.

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Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Southern Cross University
Online Campus Full time 6 months March 2019 Australia Bilinga + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting is also a pathway into the Master of Professional Accounting, which will qualify you to work as a CPA qualified accountant or chartered accountant in Australia. [+]

This 6-month course prepares you with a foundation in business and accounting to give you an introduction to study at the postgraduate level, and deepen your understanding and expertise for decision-making in business operations.The Graduate Certificate in Accounting is also a pathway into the Master of Professional Accounting, which will qualify you to work as a CPA qualified accountant or chartered accountant in Australia.Graduates of this program will have greater skills to apply in their own business or across diverse sectors, as well as opportunities in the financial services and accounting industries.

Career Opportunities

Completion of this course opens opportunities in a variety of roles in the accounting and financial services industry. The course will also enhance the financial knowledge and skills of business owners and managers in any industry.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Business

Southern Cross University
Campus Full time 6 months March 2019 Australia Bilinga

The Graduate Certificate in Business from Southern Cross University provides an introduction to advanced study in business operations and modern management. [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Business from Southern Cross University provides an introduction to advanced study in business operations and modern management.

The Graduate Certificate in Business is an alternative entry pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Business are awarded advanced standing of four units.

The Graduate Certificate in Business is also available via an online delivery mode, offering up to six intakes a year.

Major Areas of Study

Students study four core units of the Master of Business Administration covering foundation business subjects in accounting, economics, communication and organizational behavior as part of the Graduate Certificate in Business.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Bond University
Online Campus Full time 18 weeks January 2019 Australia Robina + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in TESOL is a full-time program designed to provide initial training for teachers of English as a Second Language. It provides the basis for language teaching methodology and its practical applications. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Completion of an undergraduate degree from an approved institution.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Certificate in TESOL is a full-time program designed to provide initial training for teachers of English as a Second Language. It provides the basis for language teaching methodology and its practical applications.

You are required to complete at least 100 hours of a theoretical component and a minimum of six hours supervised classroom teaching. This program provides specialist training in English language teaching theory and practice for teachers or those planning to become teachers. It provides the theoretical basis and practical language teacher training required.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

Are you wishing to extend your teaching career into the field of Guidance and Counselling as a guidance officer, guidance counselor or school counselor? The Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts) will help prepare you to make this transition. [+]

Make a difference in the lives of others

Are you wishing to extend your teaching career into the field of Guidance and Counselling as a guidance officer, guidance counselor or school counselor? The Graduate Certificate of Education (Counselling in Educational Contexts) will help prepare you to make this transition.

Develop basic counseling skills and an understanding of the key issues faced by students and how today’s professionals in education are tackling them. This specialization will introduce you to the key theories and practices of counseling in education contexts. You will have the opportunity to undertake a course in Mental Health Promotion and Intervention or responses to child abuse and neglect.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) is ideal if you work in teaching, counseling, training, employment or community development roles and support the career planning and development of students, clients, and organizations. This graduate certificate is for new and experienced practitioners looking to focus on big-picture issues in career development, including policy, employability, and learning. [+]

Extend your expertise

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) is ideal if you work in teaching, counseling, training, employment or community development roles and support the career planning and development of students, clients, and organizations. This graduate certificate is for new and experienced practitioners looking to focus on big-picture issues in career development, including policy, employability, and learning.

Study Flexibility

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Career Development).... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies specifically designed for professionals to develop their skills and gain a postgraduate qualification while maintaining their current employment position. [+]

Illustrate your high level of expertise

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies specifically designed for professionals to develop their skills and gain a postgraduate qualification while maintaining their current employment position.

You will be able to combine your studies with projects and research in your professional field, leading to benefits for both you and your workplace. Professional Studies is a modern way of opening up university learning opportunities and qualifications for busy professionals.

Career opportunities

By completing the Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies you will gain a postgraduate qualification illustrating the high level of expertise you have gained in your profession, make a contribution to your organization, and to your own development and career.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Full time Part time 1 year February 2019 Australia Australia Online + 1 more

Editing and publishing is a creative and dynamic field that holds great appeal for those who love to work with words. It is a field that often involves collaboration with writers, designers, artists and onscreen professionals. [+]

Do you love to work with words?

Editing and publishing is a creative and dynamic field that holds great appeal for those who love to work with words. It is a field that often involves collaboration with writers, designers, artists and onscreen professionals.

Our Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing will equip you with fundamental knowledge of design concepts, technical skills, legal and ethical constraints and editorial processes necessary for a career in both print and online editing and publishing. You will undertake courses in the areas of editing, proofreading, and writing for editors, giving you the professional practical knowledge you require to work in the field.

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Graduate Certificate of Health (Community Health)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Full time Part time 6 months February 2019 Australia Australia Online + 1 more

Do you want to become an expert in community health? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health (Community Health) is designed for health professionals who want to learn the theory and practical components of community health. With the knowledge and skills gained from this degree, health professionals will be able to analyze and address human health and social well-being issues within a community health framework. [+]

Become a specialist in community health

Do you want to become an expert in community health? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health (Community Health) is designed for health professionals who want to learn the theory and practical components of community health. With the knowledge and skills gained from this degree, health professionals will be able to analyze and address human health and social well-being issues within a community health framework.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Health, you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Health or the Master of Health.

Career outcomes

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Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 Australia Australia Online

Would you like to add management and leadership skills to your technical engineering knowledge base? The Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management) gives you the ability to manage complex engineering projects, products and services and opens a wider variety of career opportunities in the workforce. [+]

Blend your technical expertise with essential business and management skills

Would you like to add management and leadership skills to your technical engineering knowledge base? The Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Management) gives you the ability to manage complex engineering projects, products and services and opens a wider variety of career opportunities in the workforce.

Throughout the degree, which can be studied part-time and online, you will undertake courses in management of technological risk and asset management. You will also develop the analytical skills to evaluate innovations in technology, the technological impact and how to manage technological change.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy) is ideal for existing and aspiring education leaders who wish to enhance their knowledge of curricula development and pedagogical practice in contemporary educational settings. [+]

Strengthen your education management skills

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy) is ideal for existing and aspiring education leaders who wish to enhance their knowledge of curricula development and pedagogical practice in contemporary educational settings.

Further education

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogy) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership).

If you do not achieve a GPA of 4.0, you may have the option to continue your studies with a Graduate Diploma of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership) before moving on to a Master of Education (Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership) (provided other program entry requirements are met).... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 more

Learning does not stop once we leave school. It is now an intrinsic part of the contemporary work environment. There is a growing demand for educators who are able to design, implement and deliver a range of learning opportunities for adults in the workplace and the wider community. [+]

Explore education opportunities

Learning does not stop once we leave school. It is now an intrinsic part of the contemporary work environment. There is a growing demand for educators who are able to design, implement and deliver a range of learning opportunities for adults in the workplace and the wider community.

USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning) provides the opportunity for you to study facilitated learning outside of school settings. Designed to tap into your work environment, with learning that is relevant and useful, this degree enables you to complete a work-based project for assessment.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning) with a minimum GPA of 4.0, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education (Adult, Professional, and Workplace Learning).... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Education

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 - 24 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 4 more

The Graduate Certificate of Education provides flexibility for students to select courses that best advance their applied knowledge and skills in relation to advancing their careers. The Graduate Certificate of Education also provides a pathway into the USQ Education Master’s portfolio. [+]

Expertise. Choice. Flexibility

The Graduate Certificate of Education provides flexibility for students to select courses that best advance their applied knowledge and skills in relation to advancing their careers. The Graduate Certificate of Education also provides a pathway into the USQ Education Master’s portfolio.

Enhance your qualifications

Depending on their specialisation, graduates will have career opportunities to work as professionals in education; training and development; career development; educational leadership; digital learning; adult, profession and workplace learning; and tertiary education.

Workplace learning

Many of the courses offered provide you with opportunities to address real issues through independent work in an approved workplace professional development activity. You can see the results of your studies in your workplace immediately.... [-]


Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 6 - 24 months February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 4 more

Whether you have studied business before, have relevant professional work experience without studying, or have studied an un-related area, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business can expand your career prospects with a postgraduate qualification. [+]

Advance in your workplace with a postgraduate qualification

Whether you have studied business before, have relevant professional work experience without studying, or have studied an un-related area, USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business can expand your career prospects with a postgraduate qualification.

You can choose to study:

A Business Administration specialisation where you will choose four core business courses from the Master of Business Administration. If you wish to go on and study the Master of Business Administration you should choose this specialisation. A General specialisation where you are able to select any four postgraduate Business and Commerce courses, or from another study area with University approval, to personalise your degree to your requirements. A Named specialisation where you can choose to specialise in one area, including: Agribusiness (not available in 2017) Big Data and Visualisation Business Administration Business Leadership (available from semsester 2, 2017) Crisis Management Digital Marketing Analytics (available from semester 2, 2017) Digital Transformation Emergency and Disaster Communication (available from semester 2, 2017) Enterprise Leadership Finance Global Business Management International Business Professional Communication Project Leadership Project Management Property Development and Management Strategic Human Resource Management Strategic Marketing Sustainable Business If you wish to go on and study the Master of Business and Innovation, Master of Project Management, Master of Information Systems or Master of Professional Accounting you should choose a Named specialisation. ... [-]