Policy and Development

Graduate Certificate in Policy and Development (GradCertPDev)

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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.

Key details for

  • ATAR

  • Course Code

    • C1135
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 semesters part-time
  • CRICOS Code

    • 077166G
  • Course Code

    • C1135
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 semesters part-time

Course Description

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 and 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.

This course is provided by the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy & International Affairs.

  • Location

    • Perth Campus
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
  • School

    • School of Business and Governance
  • Qualification

    • Graduate Certificate in Policy and Development (GradCertPDev)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this 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.

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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.

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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. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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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.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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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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Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

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  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

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Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae