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 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 term starts: 15 July 2019
Applications close:
1 July 2019

Course namePart-time durationCore subjectsElective subjectsCapstone subjects*Total course fee** 
Master of Tertiary Education (Management) 2 years241


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Management) 1 year22 


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Quality Assurance) 1 year31 


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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Governance) 1 year31 


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*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.

**The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum.

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Discuss your path

Talk with a dedicated online student support consultant via the chat function at the bottom right of this page, via phone or by filling out the enquiry form to understand more about this program, including:

  • Entry requirements
  • Time commitment for subjects
  • Fees and payment options.

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Email: continuing-education@unimelb.edu.au
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