You will complete four core units, two Professional Practice Credentials and four stackable short courses, or four core units, four Professional Practice credentials and two stackable short courses.
To gain a Professional Practice Credential, you must demonstrate the capabilities you’ve acquired in a leadership role.
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The purpose of this unit is to deliver a thorough grounding in the main leadership theories, concepts, and issues. It is intended as an introduction to leadership and will be the theoretical foundation that the other leadership units are built on.
This unit brings together career development, personal development and professional development. Students commence with a personalised 360-degree feedback diagnosis which provides the foundation for the selection of personal and professional development opportunities that are completed over the duration of their study program.
This unit will explore the relevance of leadership theory to your experience of leadership issues. This unit will focus on the contemporary challenges leaders face such as issues such as power and influence, leading teams, diversity, ethics, leading under crisis, and leadership development.
This is a professional project that demonstrates your expertise and contributes to your field in a meaningful way by showing how leadership can contribute to addressing strategic-level issues.
Please note: As part of any master’s degree at Deakin University, you need to complete the compulsory, zero-credit-point unit Academic Integrity. This unit requires you to pass an online multiple-choice test.
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Adaptive Mindsets (Advanced)
Driving Strategic Results (Advanced)
Leading and Developing People (Advanced)
Empowering Others (Advanced)
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Innovation and Leadership
Innovation and Organisational Change
Sustainable Leadership to 2030
Skill Up to Lead Culturally Diverse Teams
Digital Transformation Leadership
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Flexible and 100% online
This leading-edge master’s degree is designed for leaders who need flexibility for when and where they complete their studies.
- This course has no exams and is designed specifically for a 100% online experience
- Study while you work, immediately apply what you learn to your workplace
You’ll be supported every step of the way.
Each student is provided with a Success Adviser, who provides help and support from enrolment through to graduation.
From tackling the capstone unit to submitting a testimony, your academics are available to provide support whenever you need it.