Graduate Diploma of Leadership and Management

Avondale College of Higher Education

This program provides an opportunity for those in leadership and management positions to further their study in this area within the context of a Christian framework. The course has a particular focus on not-for-profit organisations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $16,160
International: $21,976

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree plus at least 2 years' relevant employment experience; or graduate certificate and professional experience


8 units (48 credit points) studied part-time in mixed mode: distance education with annual on-campus residential schools. Major areas of study: Leadership and organisation; Theory and practice of leadership; Communication for leadership; Organisational behaviour; Human resources management; Leadership and change management; Marketing management; Leadership and information systems; Strategic planning for leadership; Managerial and professional ethics; Legal issues in management; Accounting for leaders and Finance for managers.

Subjects you can Study:

Leadership and management

Study Pathways:

Credit is given for prior learning appropriate to course requirements.

Who for:

Those who want to analyse leadership and management from a Christian perspective

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Online
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Part time 2 years
Avondale College of Higher Education is a self-accrediting private provider of Christian higher education, offering a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (VET) courses. Avondale offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Business, Science, Education, Nursing, and Theology. Postgraduate studies, from Masters coursework degrees to Doctoral research level, are available in Arts, Education, Philosophy, Leadership and Management, Nursing, Ministry and Theology.

Established in 1897, Avondale operates on two campuses: Lake Macquarie (NSW Central Coast) and Sydney (Wahroonga). Avondale is a member of the worldwide Adventist system of universities and colleges, and welcomes all students who desire higher education in a Christian context.

Students come from all states of Australia and from overseas. Avondale has two residential halls on-campus, where students can take advantage of the social, intellectual, sporting and spiritual activities available.

Provider CRICOS: 02731D

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