QUT College

Graduate Certificate in Policy and Governance

QUT College

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This program is job-focused, with many career opportunities in the influential world of government. Students gain advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of policy, planning, implementation and evaluation; ethics; social justice; government systems; and research methods.


48 credit points (4 core units).


  • Policy and governance

Standard entry requirements

  • Domestic students only. ? A completed recognised Bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline
  • Or ? A completed recognised Diploma or higher in government or a related area and three years (full-time) experience working in a government role
  • Or ? Five years (full-time) experience working in the Public Sector or Justice Professions, with at least 12 months in a policy role
  • Or ? Seven years (full-time) experience working in the Public Sector or Justice Profession. If you are seeking entry based upon your professional work experience, please submit a copy of your full current curriculum vitae with your application. You may be requested to provide further information and/or referee reports to support your work experience claims.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible to receive advanced standing from their studies in this graduate certificate in selected masters courses.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $18,200 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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