Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Organisation Management


34 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have in-depth knowledge of the tasks and skills required for effective, strategic leadership and the national and global context within which the role of the manager is located. They will understand the need for, and the practice of sustainable and responsible leadership and will be proficient at setting direction, building teams, engaging people and leading change in complex organisational environments. They will understand the personal foundations of strategic leadership, particularly those relating to emotional intelligence, spiritual intelligence, resilience and character. Graduates will have high levels of awareness of their capability as leaders, including a clear sense of direction and a comprehensive plan for their future learning and development.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of five years practical or professional work experience, preferably in a management position.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


34 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,592 $9,592
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,044 $4,044
Total $13,636 $13,636

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $58,710
Earnings range $46,056 - $70,743
In employment 74%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 1%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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Where does this information come from?

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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