A postgraduate program

This program will not be offered in 2014

Fast facts

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


Course name: Graduate Certificate in Social Planning
Duration (full-time equivalent):  6 months
SATAC code: 2GC101
CRICOS code:  074835M


Social Planning is an essential part of the operation of government and non-government organisations in social development and responding to social issues and needs. Social Planning requires the skills, abilities and knowledge to analyse social issues and trends, engage with diverse communities and develop plans for social and human development.

This Graduate Certificate is a specialised course for social planners, policy/project workers, community development workers and other professionals who wish to gain the specific skills and knowledge required for a range of social planning roles.

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.

The University may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show that they demonstrate the experience, knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course. Please contact the University for further advice.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry:Yes
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



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

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Social Planning 

Place type: Full fee paying


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