CQUniversity Australia

Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Graduate Certificate of Educational Leadership will suit educational leaders in schools and educational settings, seeking career advancement and specialised educational leadership, underpinned by research-informed initiatives and pedagogy. This course is aligned with the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) Professional Standards for Principals. Students will develop the knowledge and skills to navigate social complexities and shape positive learning outcomes for students and their communities, required of educational leaders. Start anytime and benefit from the flexibility of an entirely online course, self-paced with no assessment constraints or unit deadlines.


4 units (24 credit points)


  • Educational Leadership

Standard entry requirements

  • A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree or higher equivalent qualification, with a minimum of two years' relevant* experience in an education setting
  • Or a completed AQF equivalent Initial Teaching Education (ITE) course with evidence of three years' registered teaching experience within Australia or equivalent.

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway into CQUni's Master of Educational Leadership.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Study Yes
  • Flexible Delivery : 0.5 years

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