Tertiary Education Management
online graduate courses

Develop specialist knowledge in tertiary sector leadership and management.

Gain the specialist skills to navigate this complex sector and effectively drive positive change across strategy, process and policy.

  • Professor Leo Goedegebuure
    Professor Leo Goedegebuure
    Director, LH Martin Institute
If our alumni feedback is anything to go by, our programs deliver outstanding quality, are taught by expert staff, are tailored to time-poor professionals and provide strong career prospects.

Program overview

The Tertiary Education Management courses taught by the University of Melbourne’s LH Martin Institute, use the latest research to provide students with concepts, insights and practical skills that are fundamental to tertiary education sector leadership and management.

Designed for middle to senior level educators, researchers, administrators, managers and policy makers, you will receive expert perspectives on tertiary education systems, policy settings, institutional strategies and work cultures. You also have the opportunity to study according to your interest and expertise and specialise in the areas of tertiary education, quality assurance, research management, and governance.

As a graduate of the Tertiary Education Management course you will gain the same qualification and graduation certificate as an on-campus student because you will achieve identical learning outcomes from the same academics that teach our on-campus courses. If you complete your master’s you will also be invited to attend a graduation ceremony in Melbourne.

Online course options

Next semester starts: 10 July 2017
Applications close: 28 May 2017

Course name Part-time duration Core subjects Elective subjects Capstone subjects* Total course fee**  
Master of Tertiary Education (Management) 2 years 1 4 1


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Management) 1 year 1 2  


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Quality Assurance) 1 year 2 1  


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Governance) 1 year 2 1  


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Research Mgmt and Policy) 1 year 1 2   A$14,000 Apply now
Single Subjects (Tertiary Education Management)      A$TBC Apply now

*Capstone subjects vary, and may involve work placements, project-based learning, a research project, or a coursework subject outlining business best practice. Please review the course page for more information on this component.

**Domestic and overseas students

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