Graduate Certificate in Water Leadership

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This qualification will help you drive change in water management by helping you to gain the leadership skills required to exert effective influence.You'll construct an individual leadership development plan and be coached through the elements of that plan to effectively develop your ability to drive challenging change projects in water management.The degree is tailored to the water sector and is based on research into effective leadership development in the water sector, meaning you'll directly develop relevant leadership skills for your work as a water professional.Industry and expert connectionsDuring the program you will develop and implement a personalised leadership development plan and receive one-on-one coaching conducted by experienced International WaterCentre leadership coaches. You'll also be given the opportunity to listen to and discuss with senior and emerging leaders from across the Australian and New Zealand water sectors.The learning approach is heavily work-based, focussing on using theories, frameworks and tools to improve your ability to exert leadership in your work context.You'll have the opportunity to hear from industry experts, water leadership coaches and specialist trainers. You'll also have access to a group mentor drawn from the ranks of leading executive water leaders.Graduate outcomesDesigned for emerging leaders in the water industry, this qualification gives you the right blend of theory and hands-on experience to be of practical use.You will leave a more confident leader, ready to drive change and advance more sustainable forms of water management.You can also choose to continue your studies through our Master of Catchment Science or Master of Integrated Water Management degrees.


  • Advanced Water Leadership
  • Introduction to Water Leadership
  • Leadership Development Project

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree Related practical experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $17,500 No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $17,500 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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