Gain the theoretical foundations, analytical and strategic thinking as well as professional knowledge appropriate for work in government, the not-for-profit and private sectors.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 2 semesters part-time
The Graduate Certificate in Policy and Development prepares students for rewarding careers in a variety of settings. Students gain theoretical foundations, analytical and strategic thinking as well as professional knowledge appropriate for work in government, the not-for-profit and private sectors, in Australia and internationally. Students will develop expertise in development policy, policy analysis and management practice across a range of policy settings. This course is designed for recent graduates and those exploring a new career direction.
Suitable for students looking to work in the public sector, the not-for-profit sector and for professionals who work at the intersection between government and business.
- Perth Campus
- School of Business and Governance
- Graduate Certificate in Policy and Development
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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