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Graduate Certificate of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion

Graduate Certificate of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion (GCDI)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 1 year part-time
Start date
  • February
  • July

Overview

  • Today’s work environment requires highly skilled leaders to develop inclusive workplaces. Study the only postgraduate university degree of its kind in Australia with USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion.
  • This degree is perfect for human resources practitioners and managers who already hold an undergraduate degree and want to take the next step in their career. 
  • You will learn the strategies and practices needed to manage successful and seamless inclusion in your workplace, skills which are highly valued in contemporary organisations. 

Career outcomes

  • The Graduate Certificate of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion will help you enhance your career in management or human resources, or enable you to move into more specific roles such as Diversity and Inclusion Manager.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent.
    or
  • A minimum of five years’ professional work experience, or equivalent.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

USQ offers a number of bachelor degrees for you to study to help you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
Total 4

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 13520

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - Monday 22 February, 2021
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021

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