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Monash University

Postgraduate Certificate of Education (Leadership, Policy and Change)

Course code: 3212 ~ Course abbreviation: PGCertEd(LP&C) ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 6 months full-time, 1 year part-time ~ Cohort only ~ Managing faculty: Education

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Clayton)

Course description

This course is designed for principals and teachers, educators and other professionals wishing to develop their knowledge and skills in leadership and policy development.

Course structure

The course consists of 24 points of study. Students will complete the following two 12-point core units:

Note : This course outline is indicative of the program students will follow, but is subject to change. Students should consult their course adviser to assist in planning their program. Check the current timetable for unit availability via the website at after 30 September.


Candidates who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (Leadership, Policy and Change) may complete a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree by undertaking a further four or six units respectively.

Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9905 2819 or email

Course adviser

Dr Nicholas Allix or Associate Professor Len Cairns