Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Management 2013
Accepting expressions of interest for 2014.
The Graduate Certificate of Tertiary Education Management (GCTEM) is a one-year, part-time and professionally-oriented postgraduate program awarded by the University of Melbourne through the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. It offers participants expert perspectives on tertiary education systems, practical skills for leading and managing successfully in tertiary education institutions, access to the best and latest research and resources on the sector and exposure to a network of international peers facing similar challenges.
Features of the GCTEM program
- A mix of residential and online learning modes of study supported by extensive program resources
- Integrated learning via theory, case studies, study group tasks and work-based projects
- Scope to choose work-based projects aligned with professional development and career aspirations.
Successful participants will gain:
- Well-informed perspectives on the issues and challenges faced by tertiary education systems and institutions around the world; and
- An ability to apply a repertoire of knowledge and skills learned in this course to confidently and effectively engage in the work of leading people, influencing policy, planning strategy and managing change projects in the tertiary sector.
Academic and professional managers across all facets of the tertiary education sector.
To obtain the GCTEM, participants will need to accumulate 50 credit points. The diagram illustrates how this can be achieved.
* More information about this program available on our website
Modes of delivery
|Semester 1 - Blended mode (residential and online)||OR||Semester 1 - Online mode|
||By arrangement after enrolment.|
* Residential schools in Australia are held at the LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne. Depending on participant numbers, residential schools may also be held in other countries where there is high demand.
Semester 2 - Online mode
Attendance and study tasks vary across subjects. The list below includes typical activities only.
- Three interactive online webinars of 2 hours each at set times, featuring lecturer presentations; and
- Four online discussion board tasks, during set periods, where participants engage in peer-to-peer interaction.
Please refer to the program brochure for a more detailed description of each unit.
Semester 1: Foundation Unit: Tertiary Education Policy and Management. Compulsory, 25 credit points.
Semester 2: Choose two electives from the list below. Please note: subjects availability will vary each semester. Consult with us before applying.
- Leading and Managing Research, 12.5 credit points (cp)
- Managing Teaching and Learning in Tertiary Education, 12.5 cp
- Institutional Research in Tertiary Education, 12.5 cp
- External Quality Assurance, 12.5 cp
- Operating an External Quality Assurance Agency, 12.5 cp
- Maintaining Quality Within Institutions, 12.5 cp.
Available in 2014
- Finance, 12.5 cp
- Project Management Methods, 12.5 cp
- Human Resources Management, 12.5 cp
- Strategic Management, 12.5 cp
- Managing International Tertiary Education, 12.5 cp
- Institutional Governance in Tertiary Education, 12.5 cp.
Fees and other costs
Fee for the full 50 credit points of the 2013 GCTEM program is AUD$14,000 (fees may increase moderately in 2014). Program fee includes course notes, reading packs and catering during the residential sessions. They do not include text books, travel or accommodation-related expenses.
For Australian participants who live outside Melbourne and enrol by 11 February 2013, a Commonwealth Government travel and accommodation scholarship is available to subsidise these costs for Residential School attendance in Melbourne. Australian citizens may also apply for the Commonwealth Government's FEE-HELP loan. For information on eligibility please go to their website.
Articulation into the Master of Tertiary Education Management (MTEM)
Graduates may use the credits earned in this program towards a Master of Tertiary Education Management. Please contact us for more information about the articulation process.
Contact Heather Davis or call +61 3 8344 0756.
Web information session
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
12.00 - 1.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time
If you are interested in the program or would like further information, we recommend attending this information session. During the session you will be able to ask questions about the program and trial the technology used in its delivery. The session will be conducted online where all participants attend using their own computers or mobile devices with access to the Internet and, ideally, a webcam. The platform we use is Webex and there is no need for prior downloading or installation.
If you would like to attend, please contact Chinh Nguyen. After registration, we will send you an e-mail with your login details for the session. It is highly recommended that you log on around 10 minutes prior to the scheduled session time to allow for any technical issues to be addressed.