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Studying Postgraduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate (Grad.Cert.) is, similar to the Graduate Diploma (Grad.Dip.) a postgraduate qualification as a follow-up after completing a Bachelor's degree. It takes usually one year of full-time study to finish and is equivalent to a Master's degree (UK) or recognised as foundation for a Master's degree.

Graduate Certificates can be followed up by an MBA programme.

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306 Postgraduate Certificate Master's degrees in Australia

Postgraduate Certificate Business Administration

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration at Kaplan Business School enables students to develop a firm foundation of the understanding of the context and environment of management and organisations in general and enables the students to do this within a standalone postgraduate award.

Postgraduate Certificate Accounting

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting at Kaplan Business School provides an opportunity for students who have majored in a non-accounting discipline to achieve an accounting qualification and progress into full Master of Accounting courses.

Postgraduate Certificate Education

The University offers an array of Graduate Certificates in Education that enable four-year trained teachers to develop their skills in a particular area by accessing a sequence of four units.Notre Dame offers the following Graduate Certificates in Education: Curriculum; Early Childhood Education; Leadership and Management; Special Learning Needs; Religious Education.

Postgraduate Certificate Intelligence

The Postgraduate Certificate of Intelligence prepares you for a career in intelligence. It focuses on establishing a sound theoretical foundation, developing analytical technique and setting intelligence within an appropriate ethical framework.

Postgraduate Certificate Burn and Trauma Rehabilitation

The course is designed to equip people to make a positive impact from the first moment they touch a patient after injury to minimise scarring in mind and body, and ultimately, enhance post-injury outcomes. It is based on the premise that rehabilitation starts at the time of injury. 

Postgraduate Certificate Health Service Management

The Graduate Certificate 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. Some of Australia's leading senior health service executives teach into the units. Students are therefore exposed to a level of unparalleled experience and real-world case-studies.

Postgraduate Certificate Pharmacy Practice (Internship)

The Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice (Internship) allows students to develop further knowledge and skills in a range of pharmacy practice-related areas. This is a 24 credit point course that is studied on a part-time basis.

Postgraduate Certificate Science Education

The Graduate Certificate in Science Education is a professionally-oriented program which aims to update and broaden the science content knowledge of practising science teachers in upper primary, high schools and colleges, and others involved in the field of science education.

Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine

This course is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine. As rural and remote medicine is a generalist discipline, the range of research topics is very wide, from large-scale epidemiological studies to educational and qualitative or clinical studies.

Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership is a complete stand-alone qualification, or your pathway to UWA’s MBA Flexible. This course is designed for mid to senior level professionals seeking advanced skills in business leadership. You will gain advanced knowledge in the field of leadership, as well as skills in motivating and inspiring others to resolve complex problems.

Postgraduate Certificate Public Health Nutrition

Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition provides a practically-oriented, postgraduate-level introduction to public health nutrition covering material from related disciplines such as epidemiology, politics and policy, nutrition promotion and communication to provide you with core competencies to tackle these relevant public health and nutrition issues.

Postgraduate Certificate Business (Marketing)

The Graduate Certificate in Business is an excellent re-introduction to tertiary learning and an opportunity to update skills or, as one-quarter of the Master of Business program, a pathway to higher level study.

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Social Research Methods

Skillful social researchers are in high demand around the world, as organisations and government alike seek an understanding of public opinion relating to current issues or proposed changes that may affect society. The course is intended for those who wish to begin further study so that they can proceed to the Graduate Diploma and Master's degree or who want a short course to advance their skills in social research.

Postgraduate Certificate Primary Health Care in Developing Countries

The Graduate Certificate aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to incorporate the principles of primary health care into specific fields of practice in order to reduce inequalities in health care access and health outcomes.

Postgraduate Certificate Business Coaching

The Graduate Certificate in Business Coaching gives students a foundation in business coaching with the opportunity to apply coaching methodologies to business contexts and develops skills such as effective questioning, listening, goal setting and giving feedback.

Postgraduate Certificate Engineering

The Engineering programme is offered at CQUniversity Australia. If you are a three or four year qualified engineer from Australia, the Graduate Certificate in Engineering will provide you an opportunity to develop further skills and knowledge either in your current engineering discipline or in related discipline areas.

Postgraduate Certificate Mental Health

Provides students with an overview of the past and present approaches affecting the delivery of mental health programs. Students will develop a range of assessment and intervention skills that can be applied in a mental health setting. 

Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Epidemiology

The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology provides health care professionals with an introduction to clinical epidemiology. You will learn basic research skills and obtain fundamental principles of clinical epidemiology, which can be applied to your current profession.

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Postgraduate Certificate Professional Accounting

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting program is designed for students with a degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain an introduction to accounting concepts and procedures.

Postgraduate Certificate Business Administration (GDBA14)

The Graduate Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education focuses on the professional development of academic staff. The course aims to enable teaching staff to develop the core skills, versatility, competence and confidence to teach effectively in higher education. It also offers experienced teaching staff the opportunity to further develop this aspect of their work and to obtain formal recognition as a postgraduate qualification.

Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
Postgraduate Certificate Education - Global Education

This course enables teachers to extend and update their knowledge in the area of Global Education. The Graduate Certificate in Education (Global Education) has international standing and is seen as a prestigious qualification for educators who wish to become leaders in their chosen fields.

Postgraduate Certificate Music (Specialisation)

The Graduate Certificate in Music is offered by the Conservatorium of Music at Hobart. It can be completed in a minimum of one semester full-time or a maximum of one year part-time.

Postgraduate Certificate Children and Young People's Nursing

Nurses wishing to specialise in nursing children and young people can study this course to enable them to meet the educational and training needs required by a range of professional bodies. The course builds on the skills and knowledge a comprehensive nurse has attained at an undergraduate level. The Graduate Certificate in Children and Young People's Nursing is offered at Edith Cowan University.

Postgraduate Certificate Security Management

Graduate Certificate in Security Management, Edith Cowan University provides participants with the knowledge and skills to ascertain requirements and formulate strategies for the successful management of the diverse security requirements of large organisations.

Postgraduate Certificate Project Management

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management delivers fundamental Project Management skills to those wishing to advance their knowledge in the discipline. It is designed for, both, individuals seeking to work in project management areas and for those already working in positions requiring project management.

Science and Engineering Faculty
Postgraduate Certificate Acute Care Nursing

The School of Health aims to create a learning environment that values practical experience, critical, reflective thinking, life-long learning, acquisition of generic attributes and professional development in the field of acute care nursing. The course provides nurses with the knowledge to enhance safe and effective practice in specialised acute care settings.

UNE Distance Courses
Postgraduate Certificate Professional Accounting

Learn the principles of accounting and finance or take the first step towards becoming a qualified accountant. Our Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting gives you the flexibility to choose units that are right for you. For example, if you’re just looking to add accounting skills to progress your career, learn units that interest you. If you’re hoping to apply for the CA program for Chartered Accountants Australia, you might undertake the units required for that pathway.

Postgraduate Certificate Business and Communication

Students will choose the discipline area in the Graduate Certificate in Business and Communication that matches the major they have been offered in the Master of Business. They will undertake two Communication units delivered by QUT International College and two discipline units taken directly from the Master of Business program.

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Certificate Business

The Graduate Certificate in Business offers an introduction into the world of business and helps students to expand their professional opportunities. Students can explore topics such as accounting, management, marketing and leadership.

Postgraduate Certificate Sustainable Indigenous Partnerships

The Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Indigenous Partnerships will provide students with an opportunity to explore the multiple perspectives on the histories of Australia and the way in which an understanding of those histories shapes the development and maintenance of sustainable partnerships with Indigenous people.

Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
Postgraduate Certificate Education Studies

This program builds your capacity to make an effective contribution to the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, evidence-based, solutions to challenges arising from changing educational environments. You are able specialise in one of three areas: Advanced Practices in Learning and Teaching, ICT in Education, or Leadership.

Postgraduate Certificate TESOL

The Graduate Certificate of TESOL is a course designed for prospective teachers wishing to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Postgraduate Certificate Business Administration

The CQUniversity Australia's Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will provide 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 Certificate Information Technology

The Graduate Certificate of Information Technology is offered at CQUniversity Australia. By studying the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology you will gain a broad understanding of a range of areas within the field of information technology.

Information Technology and Digital Media
Postgraduate Certificate Global Point-of-Care Testing

The Graduate Certificate in Global Point-of-Care Testing provides advanced level preparation for health professionals from Australian and international backgrounds wishing to specialise in point-of-care testing at a local, national or international level.

Postgraduate Certificate Sustainable Tourism Management

The Sustainable Tourism Management programme is offered at CQUniversity Australia. Study the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Tourism Management and equip yourself with an understanding of global sustainable tourism principles and their management. You will learn how to manage tourism in natural and protected areas and how to apply sustainability concepts.

Postgraduate Certificate Education (International) (GCEI)

This is an innovative course encompassing international education, education policy, higher education, vocational education, literacy and language, English language teaching in Asia, educational leadership, Indigenous education and digital technologies and learning.

Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
Postgraduate Certificate International Business (GCIB)

The Graduate Certificate of International Business is an opportunity to improve your knowledge about the effects of international business in other countries. Learn about practices in international business, marketing, cross-cultural management and organisational behaviour.

Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
Postgraduate Certificate Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages develops specialised skills and knowledge for professional practice in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL). This course is designed to provide international candidates and those who are eligible to work in adult education in Australia with a grounding in the theory and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages. It is also useful for experienced teachers in adult education who wish to develop their professional skills and knowledge in the discipline.

Postgraduate Certificate Development Administration

The Graduate Certificate in Development Administration is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge of developmental issues and to enhance their capabilities and skills necessary to plan, implement, manage and evaluate development programs.

Postgraduate Certificate Applied Finance

Pursuing a career in Finance can be a challenging yet rewarding career. A Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance from the University of Newcastle will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a leader in the global business environment. This program will provide graduates with superior financial knowledge opening up a range of career opportunities.

Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis

Develop specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This course will provide graduates trained in psychology, speech pathology, paediatrics, or psychiatry with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Postgraduate Certificate Business (Applied Finance)

The specialisations you can choose in the Graduate Certificate in Business offer a targeted group of units to broaden your knowledge in your selected business discipline. The Graduate Certificate in Business is an excellent re-introduction to tertiary learning and an opportunity to update skills or, as one-quarter of the Master of Business program, a pathway to higher level study.

QUT Business School
Postgraduate Certificate Advanced Accident Investigation Practice

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Accident Investigation Practice at CQUniversity Australia is to provide you with an opportunity to further develop your accident investigation and prevention related knowledge, analysis and research skills in a way that will enable you to lead and manage specific complex safety and investigation environments.

Health
Postgraduate Certificate Healthy Ageing

The Healthy Ageing programme is offered at CQUniversity Australi. Equip yourself with a postgraduate qualification in healthy ageing that will enable you to venture into the rapidly growing market for health services that provide quality care to the ageing population.

Postgraduate Certificate Education (Literacy Education)

Provides practical links between theory, reading and writing processes, assessment and teaching, in order to develop deep understandings about effective teaching of reading and writing from Kindergarten to Year 12.

Postgraduate Certificate Chronic Health Conditions

The Graduate Certificate in Chronic Health Conditions recognises the growing need for health professionals to be able to practise in and lead interdisciplinary healthcare teams working in the area of chronic disease, chronic illness and/or disability.

Faculty of Health
Postgraduate Certificate Liberal Arts

This course is intended to provide staff and students with an understanding of the principles and goals behind the Core Curriculum. The course therefore provides a direct link to the Objects of The University of Notre Dame Australia and offers education in the University’s mission and ethics.

Postgraduate Certificate Information Systems

The Information Systems programme is offered at CQUniversity Australia. Study the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems and equip yourself with the skills to solve and manage information systems problems.

Information Technology and Digital Media
Postgraduate Certificate Accounting

The Graduate Certificate in Accounting is designed to meet the needs of non-graduates seeking entry into the Master of Professional Accounting course as well as graduates who need four or less units in accounting and finance to gain accreditation with the Professional Accounting Organisations. Students take four units from the Master of Professional Accounting at an introductory level (if entering the program) or at a more advanced level to complete requirements for accreditation with the Professional Accounting Organisations.

Graduate School of Business
Postgraduate Certificate Human Resource Management

A Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (HRM) from the University of Newcastle equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to commence a career as an effective and successful practitioner in human resource management.

Business & Law
Postgraduate Certificate Diabetes Education

The Postgraduate Certificate Diabetes Education at Deakin University qualifies you as a health professional with a focus on diabetes – an enormous and growing public health issue.

Postgraduate Certificate Commerce

The Graduate Certificate in Commerce comprises four units in accounting, economics, management and marketing. This is a standalone qualification, and can also serve as an entry point into the Master of Commerce. This course is ideal for graduates who do not hold an undergraduate degree in business.