Monash University

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titlePgradDipOrgLead
CRICOS code043569C
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Off-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

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  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


This course is designed for professionals working in a range of human service and corporate sector organisations who wish to gain an all-purpose qualification in organisational leadership.


These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • display knowledge and skills related to organisational leadership
  • demonstrate a broad and practical understanding of the range of leadership and management issues and necessities in a modern organisation
  • demonstrate a strong understanding of the theories and practices that contribute to organisational and professional development.


This course consists of four 12-point core units.


Students must complete:

Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership may complete a relevant master's degree by undertaking a further two units (including a research methodology unit).


Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership