Master of Governance and Leadership

James Cook University (JCU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Students complete an integrated core program that addresses both governance and leadership theories and gain theoretical knowledge in law and institutions, entrepreneurship, policy analysis and management economics. JCU lecturers have key industry and governmental connections which give students the opportunity to collaboratively plan and implement a research project.


36 credit points by coursework


  • Conflict management and resolution
  • economics
  • leadership

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree with a minimum four years full-time employment/work experience in management, governance or leadership roles
  • Or equivalent.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Townsville International: $48,420 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 1.5
  • Part-time : 3

Further information

International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than one third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study. This course is also available to international students by offshore external study.

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