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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Governance and Leadership

  • Masters (Coursework)

Benefit from JCU's strong connections with industry partners and the Governance Institute of Australia. Build your specialist expertise in governance and leadership in a rural and regional context.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
117704, 096857A
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$27,320 per year
International Fees
$32,280 per year

About this course

Develop innovative methodologies for the management of complex societal issues. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with local organisations to plan, execute and communicate the results of a real-world research project. This flexible and innovative degree can be tailored to suit your needs. You will complete an integrated core program and gain theoretical knowledge in law and institutions, entrepreneurship, policy analysis and management economics. View the

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Career pathways

Position yourself to lead change in the sphere of governance with a JCU Master of Governance and Leadership. This unique degree equips graduates to pursue a career within corporate government agencies, the not-for-profit sector, community and research organisations. Graduates perform high-level leadership roles, managing the rapidly changing e-governance environment such as collective intelligence and social networking technologies.