Education (Leadership and Management)

A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
Location: On campus l External


Course name: Graduate Certificate of Education (Leadership and Management)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
SATAC code:  2GC007
CRICOS code:  058441G

Course name: Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM007
CRICOS code: 002617F


The Master of Education (Leadership and Management) is a key part of the Educational Leadership and Management program. Our students aim to build organisations in sustainable ways through the development of people, understanding of stakeholders and strategic alignment of resources.

The Flinders University Educational Leadership and Management program is especially suited for current and future human resource managers, knowledge managers, school principals and departmental officers, policy developers, vocational education sector managers, and leaders of university academic and administration units. Our students come from all organisational sectors, with diverse qualifications, and share a common focus on building capacity within their organisations.

Applicants who have completed a four year Education/Teaching degree (or equivalent) will receive 36 units of credit towards the Master of Education (Leadership and Management).

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

In addition, applicants must have not less than 2 years relevant experience in an organisation.

Masters degrees are 72-unit courses but credit of up to 36 units may be granted for an approved 4 year degree and relevant work experience. Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or equivalent receive some credit when progressing to Education Masters program.

Accredited professional development pathways modules may also be recognised. Refer to Accreditation of Professional Development Pathways Modules at Flinders University for more details.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry:Yes
Application closing dates:

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International students
Mid year entry:Yes
Applications:How to apply
Application closing dates:Semester 1 - 30 November of the year proceeding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate of Education (Leadership and Management)  

Place type: Full fee paying


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Master of Education (Leadership and Management)

Place type: Full fee paying


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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated? 

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