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Studying Postgraduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma (Grad.Dip.) is a postgraduate qualification that is particularily popular in anglo-saxon countries and offering a degree between Bachelor's and Master level. A postgraduate diploma can be normally started after the completion of a bachelor's degree and is typically to be completed in half the time of a comparable Master's programme.

Most graduate diplomas can be extended towards achieveing a full Master's degree such as a Master of Science or Master of Arts at a later time. Graduate Diplomas are gaining popularity as they are more affordable than a Master's degree and saving time.

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211 Postgraduate Diploma Master's degrees in Australia

Postgraduate Diploma Business Administration

Contemporary demands of management require you to have an increasing range of skills over all facets of business.The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration at Kaplan Business School extends the skill-focused study and practical work in order to develop your professional understanding and problem-solving abilities.

Postgraduate Diploma Maritime and Logistics Management

This course provides candidates with the extensive knowledge and analytical skills required to meet challenges facing the maritime and transport logistics industry and to enhance their career opportunities in management positions at both local and international levels.

Postgraduate Diploma Health Promotion

Learn how to engage individuals and communities locally and globally with the care of their health and wellbeing. Study health promotion at Deakin and you will be armed with the skills needed to work in this rapidly-growing area of the health sector.

Postgraduate Diploma Health Service Management

The Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management is an advanced course of study designed to provide management professionals from both the public and private health sectors with training focussed on issues of contemporary professional management practice.

Postgraduate Diploma Occupational Health and Safety

In the Graduate Diploma of Occupational, Health and Safety at CQUniversity Australia you will undertake core subjects in the areas of human factors, occupational health, risk management, occupational hygiene, OHS law, safety systems and accident phenomenology.

Health
Postgraduate Diploma Business (Research) (Advertising)

The purpose of this course is to provide the basic research training for potential PhD candidates who do not possess the necessary research experience to gain entry into the PhD. It is offered as an alternative pathway, giving you the opportunity to pursue a research career.

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Diploma Business (Research) (Public Relations)

The purpose of this course is to provide the basic research training for potential PhD candidates who do not possess the necessary research experience to gain entry into the PhD. It is offered as an alternative pathway, giving you the opportunity to pursue a research career.

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology serves as a bridging degree to allow individuals who are qualified as Clinical Neuropsychologists to up skill in Clinical Psychology, allowing them eligibility for endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA)/AHPRA.

Postgraduate Diploma Public Health

This course requires a high level of academic reading and writing. Students who are not confident in their academic literacy skills are encouraged to fully utilise the University's academic support services. 

Institute of Advanced Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Commerce

Gain real-world business expertise that you can apply to a range of careers or to the management of your own business. Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Commerce will give you a foundation in commerce and business theories with opportunities to put them into practice through hands-on industry experience.

Postgraduate Diploma Applied Statistics

This course is designed to train graduates for employment as statisticians in a range of industries. Specialised study is also available in various areas including biostatistics, epidemiological methods, generalised linear models, time series and stochastic finance.

Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art and Design

The Graduate Diploma in Fine Art and Design is a professionally oriented course that facilitates technical and conceptual development through studio practice. 

Postgraduate Diploma Information Technology

Throughout the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology you will learn from a combination of leading-edge theory, technical knowledge and practical experience to develop confidence in problem solving through completion of a supervised project that provides you with the advanced skills required to tackle complex, industry-focused problems head on. 

Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Nursing

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing will provide graduates with comprehensive specialist nursing knowledge to better meet the demands of their workplace, as well as build their capacity to move onto further study and into research. It offers students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in clinical practice - clinical nursing specialisations include: acute care, cancer, chronic conditions, emergency, intensive care, mental health, orthopaedics, paediatrics, perioperative and renal. 

Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment
Postgraduate Diploma Public Health

Public health is a broad area which can be generally characterised as being concerned with improving health and well being by carrying out actions that will have an impact at a population or 'whole of community' level. Graduate Diploma of Public Health is offered at Edith Cowan University.

Postgraduate Diploma Human Resource Management

The CQUniversity Australia Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management is designed for professionals currently working in human resource management or related fields and who wish to gain professional qualifications in Human Resource Management (HRM). The program also caters for early career professionals from other disciplines who would like to develop Human Resource Management skills.

Business, Accounting and Law
Postgraduate Diploma Business Administration

The CQUniversity Australia's Graduate Diploma of Business Administration provides you with opportunities to study contemporary management practices. As a graduate from this program you may target employment in the areas of business consultation, or middle to high level business management.

Business, Accounting and Law
Postgraduate Diploma Indigenous Policy Development

This course is critically important for students who wish to gain knowledge and understanding of the workings of government and policy; the structures and functions of governance in relation to Indigenous people; the practice of cultural engagement with and between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people; and/or the culture and language of Yolngu people.

Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
Postgraduate Diploma Philosophy

Philosophy students are encouraged to reflect deeply and critically on fundamental questions, and are challenged to examine their own beliefs and values. They examine the deeper questions of contemporary individual and social life. The Graduate Diploma of Philosophy is designed to facilitate skills associated with studying philosophy and to provide a firm foundation for independent research.

Postgraduate Diploma Agriculture and Environment

The Graduate Diploma in Agriculture and Environment trains you to solve the big challenges in the world: food security, climate change, and management of carbon, water and the environment. With lots of professional experience in the lab and out in the field, you’ll be ready to contribute to a booming sector that generates over $150 billion a year in production, contributes around 16% of Australia's export earnings, and tackles the biggest global issues of our time.

Postgraduate Diploma International Politics

The Graduate Diploma in International Politics is offered at the Hobart campus and by distance. It is normally a 1 academic year (or 2 semesters) full-time or up to 2 years (or 4 semesters) part-time program. Students may enrol for semester 1 or semester 2 entry.

Postgraduate Diploma Professional Accounting

The Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting from CQUniversity Australia is suitable for you if you are interested in employment in accounting and financial management orientated careers.

Business, Accounting and Law
Postgraduate Diploma Psychology

The Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology at Charles Sturt University is designed to provide fourth year training in psychology and an avenue to professional registration.

Postgraduate Diploma Property

The Graduate Diploma of Property, Deakin University has been designed for professionals such as architects, surveyors and construction managers looking to broaden their careers in the built environment. The course is also ideal for graduates with degrees in commerce, management or law disciplines wishing to move into the property field.

Postgraduate Diploma Business

The Graduate Diploma in Business, Southern Cross University is designed for business owners and professionals wanting to develop business and management skills. It provides them with strong knowledge of modern business and management fundamentals.

Business
Postgraduate Diploma Business Studies

The Graduate Certificate in Business Studies is designed to ensure you are equipped with the skills and knowledge to succeed in postgraduate business programs.

Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma of Business (GDBZ)

The aim of the Graduate Diploma of Business is to enable students to acquire a body of specialised knowledge and skills across a range of business disciplines and contexts to meet their specific professional workplace needs or as a pathway for further learning.

Business and Commerce
Postgraduate Diploma Business (Research) (Marketing)

The purpose of this course is to provide the basic research training for potential PhD candidates who do not possess the necessary research experience to gain entry into the PhD. It is offered as an alternative pathway, giving you the opportunity to pursue a research career. 

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Diploma Health Professional Education

Teaching has always been at the core of what it means to practise in the health sciences. Health professionals generally accept that as part of their role, they will be involved in educating subsequent generations of health professionals. This course offers knowledge and skills, in a flexible and contextualised manner, to health professionals who are also tertiary educators.

Postgraduate Diploma Engineering Science

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science is a pathway to the Master of Engineering (Biomedical) or Master of Engineering (Electronics) for graduates of science and nonaccredited engineering degrees. It can also be taken as a standalone course.

Postgraduate Diploma Health Management

The Graduate Diploma in Health Management provides students with an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of health management. Graduates can pursue a managerial position within their chosen health field.

Faculty of Health
Postgraduate Diploma Research (Business)

The course is designed for graduates with a Bachelors degree in a business-related area from a recognised university, but no Honours or other research experience. The course aims to develop students’ understanding of research issues and methods, including ethical responsibilities and regulations. Students will develop a high level problem solving, analytical and writing skills.

Postgraduate Diploma Public Policy

The Graduate Diploma in Public Policy is offered at the Hobart campus and by distance. It is normally a 1 academic year (or 2 semesters) full-time or up to 2 years (or 4 semesters) part-time program. Students may enrol for semester 1 or semester 2 entry.

Postgraduate Diploma Asset and Maintenance Management

The Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management from CQUniversity Australia is ideal if you are currently employed in the areas of asset management, maintenance engineering or maintenance management, and wish to advance your career and upgrade your knowledge, skills and qualifications.

Engineering and Built Environment
Postgraduate Diploma Mental Health

Graduate Diploma in Mental Health, Edith Cowan University provides the opportunity for mental health clinicians to develop the knowledge, skills and clinical competencies required to deliver quality mental healthcare.

Postgraduate Diploma Midwifery

The Graduate Diploma of Midwifery is an 18-month postgraduate course available to Registered Nurses who are currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. This unique course is closely aligned with international midwifery education standards. It is fully accredited and open for enrolments.

Postgraduate Diploma Cyber Security

This program in Cyber Security, Edith Cowan University is a professional course designed to meet the demand for computer and network security professionals and related professionals in government, law enforcement, and industry.

Postgraduate Diploma Medical Laboratory Sciences

The Graduate Diploma will allow students with an undergraduate background in Science or Health Science to broaden and extend their areas of potential employment or expertise. The program is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical skills in Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Medical Microbiology.

Postgraduate Diploma Health Science

The development of knowledge and skill in Western herbal medicine theory and practice is the aim of this flexible online education program. Students will gain an integrated understanding of the Western herbal medicine profession and the properties, application, desired effects and safety issues of clinical therapeutics.

UNE Distance Courses
Postgraduate Diploma Local, Family and Applied History

This course is for those who have a university degree and are interested in the pursuit of local, family and applied history for professional, community and/or personal reasons. It recognises that students come from diverse educational backgrounds and from varied experiences in the study and application of history, and offers them the opportunity to acquire professional skills as local, family and applied historians.

UNE Distance Courses
Postgraduate Diploma Business (Professional Accounting)

If you are interested in changing your career direction or enhancing your career options, this course provides you with a solid core in accounting studies and ensures you meet the academic requirements of the Australian professional accounting bodies.

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Diploma Maritime Engineering - Technology Management

The Graduate Diploma in Maritime Engineering (Technology Management) program is designed to provide engineering graduates with in-depth exposure to a wide range of subjects relevant to the development and procurement of maritime engineering systems.

Postgraduate Diploma Applied Science (Medical Physics)

These courses deal with well-established and emerging areas of medical and health physics including clinical measurement, computing, health physics, instrumentation, medical electronics, medical imaging, physiological monitoring, physics of radiotherapy, radiobiology, and radiological imaging sciences. The coursework also contains an introduction to the clinical sciences.

Science and Engineering Faculty
Postgraduate Diploma Chronic Condition Management

The Graduate Diploma in Chronic Condition Management is a 36-unit program which is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The program is normally undertaken in two semesters full-time or four semesters part-time.

Postgraduate Diploma Graduate Diploma in Heritage Studies

The Graduate Diploma in Heritage Studies provides an overview of professional heritage practice and focuses on the classroom-based coursework section of the Master of Heritage Studies. This course aims to meet your training needs, in working with, caring for and sharing heritage.

Postgraduate Diploma Business (Research) (Accountancy)

The purpose of this course is to provide the basic research training for potential PhD candidates who do not possess the necessary research experience to gain entry into the PhD. It is offered as an alternative pathway, giving you the opportunity to pursue a research career.

QUT Business School