Tertiary Education Management

Advance your career in Tertiary and Higher education

  • 100% online, interactive and engaging learning platform
  • Receive a respected qualification from Australia’s leading university
  • Learn from leading international experts providing you with global expertise and perspectives
  • Drive positive change and develop strategies to effectively manage the challenges faced by universities, trade schools and colleges around the world
  • Network with peers from around the globe
  • Gain the specialist skills to lead more effectively in this complex sector.

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The Tertiary Education Management graduate courses aim to address the increasing need for specialised knowledge and skills in higher education leadership and management. This program is taught by leading international academics who conduct evidence-based research in the field of higher education.

This course has been designed specifically for middle to senior level educators, administrators and policy makers working in universities, colleges and trade schools who want to will gain international perspectives on university and vocational education systems, policy settings, institutional strategies and work cultures.

The following courses are offered as part of the Tertiary Education Management program at the University of Melbourne:

Tertiary Education Management
The Master and Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Management) courses aim to provide concepts, insights and practical skills for leading and managing successfully in higher education institutions. The master program can be completed over 2 years part time or the graduate certificate part-time in 1 year.

The Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Governance) which can be completed in 1 year part-time, offers expert perspectives on the broader higher education systems, policy settings, institutional strategies and tertiary sector work cultures in national and international contexts, to situate governance in these broader contexts.

Quality Assurance
The Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Quality Assurance) offers expert perspectives on quality assurance (QA) issues, policies, national systems and institutional approaches in both national and international higher education contexts, drawn from the best and latest research and resources. This course can be completed over 1 year part-time.

Why study the Master of Tertiary Education (Management):


Upcoming terms

  • 2020

    Term Applications close Term dates
    Term 1, 2020 13 Jan 27 Jan - 29 Mar
    Term 2, 2020 6 Apr 20 Apr - 21 Jun
    Term 3, 2020 29 Jun 13 Jul - 13 Sep
    Term 4, 2020 21 Sep 5 Oct - 6 Dec

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