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GradCert - Leadership as a subject

Leadership is a new undergraduate subject major being offered for the first time in 2024.

If you are looking to quickly acquire skills for a new career, a graduate certificate is a great option for you.

Discover what it takes to lead and inspire people to work towards achieving shared goals.

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Key information

Years: 0.5
Points: 60
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Management consultant
  • Team leader
  • Change management leader
  • Human resources manager
  • Communications and engagement manager
  • Diversity and inclusion consultant
  • Negotiator/mediation specialist
  • Leadership & organisational development trainer

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Prescriptions for the GradCert(Leadership) and GradDip(Leadership)

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Leadership at an advanced level in their first degree. The qualification regulations define the requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma. Students must complete LEADR101 for the GradCert(Leadership) and LEADR101 and LEADR202 for the GradDip(Leadership).

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Management Student Centre (MSC)

Location: MSB.1.50, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton
Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday