Course Description

The Graduate Certificate in Cultural Leadership consists of four courses that introduce you to contemporary art and the workings of arts and cultural institutions. It is an ideal short program for those who want to enter cultural leadership from other professional backgrounds or extend their qualifications in this area.
Your courses will focus on communication skills for creative disciplines and a critical introduction to exhibitions and the role of art institutions. The program also includes electives in art history, contemporary art, and Aboriginal art.


0.7 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Health Services & Support postgraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 77.6% (national average 70.8%)
Improved skills: 86.1% (national average 79.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 92.0% (national average 84.4%)

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 Health Services & Support postgraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 93.8% (national average 84.2%)
Studying full time: 4.6% (national average 6.5%)
Median full time salary: $94,000 (national average $83,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 068957G
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 7318

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