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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (Management) (GC-TEDMGT) // Attributes, outcomes and skills

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Intended learning outcomes

Graduates of this course will have advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of current research, debates, policies and practices in tertiary education management from a multidisciplinary and global perspective, and should be able to:

  • Critically analyse and evaluate and transform tertiary education management theories, debates, policies and practice through evidence based research
  • Evaluate and analyse the political and historical contexts informing tertiary education management policies and practices
  • Analyse, generate and apply established leadership and management theories to tertiary education management policy and practice
  • Interpret and communicate contemporary tertiary education research ideas and findings to the wider educational community
  • Critique and apply multidisciplinary leadership and management theories and evidence based research to inform tertiary education policy
  • Critique and apply multidisciplinary leadership and management theories and evidence based research to improve tertiary education leadership and management professional practice
  • Apply well developed professional judgement of current research, debates, policies and practices in tertiary education management, leadership and policy from a multidisciplinary and global perspective
  • Interpret and transmit solutions and findings to the wider tertiary educational community through critical analysis of contemporary educational research ideas

Graduate attributes

The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:

  • Academically excellent:
    • have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
    • have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
    • reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
    • be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
    • be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
  • Knowledgeable across disciplines:
    • examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
    • expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
    • have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
    • have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
  • Leaders in communities:
    • initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
    • have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
    • mentor future generations of learners
    • engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs
  • Attuned to cultural diversity:
    • value different cultures
    • be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
    • have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
    • respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values
  • Active global citizens:
    • accept social and civic responsibilities
    • be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
    • have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics