Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

Brisbane CBD

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean; OR seven years full-time work experience including at least three of the seven years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative program fee 2016: AUD$ 23200

Actual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

UQ Business School

Email: postgrad_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3346 8100

Web:

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

Brisbane CBD

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean; OR seven years full-time work experience including at least three of the seven years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean.

CRICOS Code: 085544J

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 28120

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

Phone:

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership?

A successful business career requires an understanding of different business environments and the ability to lead teams to optimum performance. The Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership is designed for professionals who already have some leadership or supervisory experience and want to take their career to the next level.

The program will enhance your understanding of the key competencies and skills required for executive career development. It focuses on core business activities such as finance, marketing, leadership and strategy. You will learn about contemporary issues in leadership and understand the communication and negotiation skills required to successfully lead a team.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean; OR seven years full-time work experience including at least three of the seven years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean.

Additional application information

The program is taught at the UQ Business School Executive Venue in state-of-the-art facilities located in Central Plaza One, Queen St Brisbane CBD.

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications. Please ensure that you have included ALL required documentation when you submit your application.

  • Official transcripts of previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience including details of management experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis.
  • Evidence of residency status.
  • Permanent residents will be required to sit an IELTS test if their prior studies were taught in an institution where English was not the language of instruction.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean; OR seven years full-time work experience including at least three of the seven years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 085544J

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative program fee 2016: AUD$ 23200

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 28120

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #8 from the GCELead list. Refer to the GCELead rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership