Course Description

Are you seeking to hone your knowledge of the latest theory and research that informs educational leadership practice? The Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership is a short and flexible degree of professional development in educational leadership theory, research, policy and practice.
You will be encouraged to share your own research and experience with other students to better understand and develop leadership roles. The degree includes a wide range of electives, allowing you to tailor your course to suit your individual educational leadership interests and aspirations.


0.7 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 72.4% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 79.3% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 86.6% (national average 81.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of New South Wales (UNSW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 89.2% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 4.2% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $90,000 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 068874K
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 7960

Entry Requirements

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship.
English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations and this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you will be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:English Language Tests and University English CoursesPrior study in the medium of EnglishOther qualifications