Advance with a Graduate Certificate
If you're seeking a new qualification to boost your career, our fast, flexible and 100% online Graduate Certificates can help you gain specialist knowledge and skills to take advantage of new opportunities.
These advanced postgraduate qualifications can be completed in as little as 6 months, from the comfort of your own home or on campus in Darwin or Sydney.
Choose from courses in health, nursing, social work, education, business, IT, policy development, Indigenous knowledges and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Graduate Certificate?
A Graduate Certificate is a specialised postgraduate course for industry professionals seeking advanced qualifications to specialise or pursue leadership roles. In order to study a Graduate Certificate, you usually need to hold an undergraduate degree. Experience in the industry is also beneficial to your studies. Once you've completed a Graduate Certificate, you can usually transfer the credits and continue your studies with a Graduate Diploma or Master's degree.
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All our Graduate Certificates can be completed 100% online, some in as little as 6 months.
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