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Postgraduate Certificate in Educational System Leadership

Not on offer for 2011


40 cp

Minimum duration: 6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

    1. four year Bachelor degree in education; or
    2. Bachelor degree in an area other than education and a Graduate Diploma in Education; and
  2. at leave five years’ relevant professional experience.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Postgraduate Certificate

To qualify for the Postgraduate Certificate, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Core units;
  2. at least 10 cp from Specialist units;
  3. up to 10 cp from Electives.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDSL600 10 Leadership in Educational Systems
EDSL601 10 Educational System Futures

Specialist Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDLE639 10 Education Policy and Governance
EDSL602 10 System Leadership in an Ecclesial Context
EDSL603 10 Consultancy Skills for System Leaders
EDSL604 10 Educational System Development Project 1
EDSL605 10 Educational System Development Project 2


Units selected, with the approval of the Course Coordinator, from postgraduate certificate or master’s level courses in areas such as Education, Education and Law, Educational Leadership, Religious Education, Theology.

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.