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STUDY ETHICAL LEADERSHIP (POSTGRADUATE)

If you dream of standing out in your industry as an ethical leader, the Ethical Leadership course is for you.

The Ethical Leadership postgraduate course is perfect for creative leaders wanting to lead in complex situations using a balance of ethical judgment, independent thought, critical problem-solving, and more. 

You will undertake fundamental units in powerful ideas, practical ethics, Indigenous perspectives and leadership practice, while considering contemporary ethical issues (such as climate change, technology, etc.) across each stage of study.

Framed through the idea of provocation, the course will help students graduate with a high level of critical thinking as they encounter a variety of ethical ideas that push them to learn new concepts or encounter familiar ones in unexpected ways.

Applicants will need to have completed a relevant undergraduate degree or have sufficient life and work experience to qualify. To learn more, please read Eligibility & Admission Requirements further down this page.

CRICOS CODE

→ Graduate Certificate of Ethical Leadership - 1 Trimester: 107393M
→ Graduate
Diploma of Ethical Leadership - 2 Trimesters: 107391B
→ Graduate Diploma of Ethical Leadership - 3 Trimesters: 107392A

OPPORTUNITIES & EXPERIENCES

 

 Develop your understanding of how power, justice, law, and social rights and responsibilities can be used to cultivate an ethical orientation

 Apply ethical principles to real-world situations that help you refine your decision-making and management skills and manage the workplace

 Gain necessary insight into Indigenous representation, cultural safety, First Nations sovereignty, and more

 Identify your leadership style, and use this knowledge to learn how to transfer your skills across creative industry and community contexts

 Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

Study in our world-class creative spaces and classrooms across tour campuses

Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

Study on-campus, online, or mixed*, with access to all of Collarts' campus facilities

*To transfer from online to on-campus, terms and conditions apply, including meeting GTE criteria. Contact international@collarts.edu.au for more information.

DISCOVER MORE ABOUT ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

HOW YOU CAN CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO THIS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

There are lots of ways to challenge the status quo of the creative industry for the better, and as a leader, you could be in a position to make powerful impacts by diversifying your lineups, implementing inclusive hiring, and more.

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THE ABORIGINAL INITIATIVES THAT ARE HEALING COUNTRY

What does "Heal Country" mean? It can be interpreted in multiple ways: healing the environment, healing Aboriginal health, healing from the impact of trauma, healing culture. The hope contained in this one word—"heal"—is a philosophy many not-for-profits and initiatives have embraced while facing the future.

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WHAT IT MEANS TO CHOOSE COLLARTS

Here at Collarts, we do things a little differently than other major universities and colleges. We call it The Collarts Way. It’s what makes us stand out from the crowd and why we’re proud to be the place where so many creative students have found their study home. When comparing your future study options, here's everything you should keep in mind about us.

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MEET THE INFLUENCERS SPARKING POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE

Through casual conversations intrinsically linked to race, identity, sexuality and gender, social media has become a haven for supportive communities—if you choose to seek them out.

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Industry PARTNErships

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"Collarts has really helped me go from just dreaming up ideas to actually fulfilling them by giving me the skills that I needed."

DAMIEN WARREN-SMITH

Screen & Media Student

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"Without doing this degree, I wouldn't have been able to achieve so much. Collarts really helped me set myself up to succeed in the industry that I wanted to succeed in."

GLORIA RAGESH

Music Performance Alumni

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HOW TO APPLY

Application
01

Apply online via the Apply Now button on the page. Soon afterwards, our International Team will contact you.

DOCUMENTATION
02

Organise and submit the requested documentation for your application, ensuring all details are correct.

INTERVIEW AND/OR AUDITION
03

Book and attend an interview and/or audition, where you will meet our friendly International Team.

OFFER
04

If your application is successful, Collarts will issue a Letter of Offer and invoice directly to you.

ACCEPTANCE
05

To accept your offer, you must return a signed Student Agreement with receipt of payment.

CONFIRMATION
06

Once your offer is accepted and your payment received, Collarts will issue an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE) as evidence of your enrolment.

HEALTH COVER
07

Once you have your eCoE you must purchase your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

VISA
08

To prepare for your studies in Australia, you must apply for your Visa.

START YOUR #FUTURENOW AT COLLARTS
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Congratulations! You're ready to start studying at Collarts.

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GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP


The 
Graduate Diploma of Ethical Leadership is perfect for students who aspire to stand out in their industry of choice as ethical and equitable leaders, with a comprehensive understanding of applying these values to the workplace.

The Graduate Diploma can be completed fast-tracked over in two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study, or standard over three trimesters (1 year) of full-time study.

THROUGHOUT THE GRADUATE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

Lead with powerful ideas and practice forward-thinking ethics with an extensive leadership development plan

Gain perspectives of First Nations representation through units like Indigenous Perspectives & Voices and Indigenous Futures

Gain knowledge in Contemporary Leadership Practice where you can develop and transfer skills across the creative industry and community contexts

Students can access free counselling and wellbeing services directly by contacting support@collarts.edu.au

Meet, learn and network with the industry’s leading experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

 

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Ethical Leadership is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 107393M (1 trimester)/107391B (2 trimesters) & 107392A (3 trimesters).

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP


The Graduate Certificate of Ethical Leadership is perfect for students who aspire to stand out in their industry of choice as ethical and equitable leaders, with a fundamental understanding of ethical values and decision-making skills.

The Graduate Certificate can be completed in one trimester of full-time study.

THROUGHOUT THE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE, YOU WILL


Develop conceptual understanding around power, justice and decision-making in the current climate

Establish theoretical knowledge in Practical Ethics in a professional and workplace context

Understand important Indigenous perspectives and voices through First Nations-focused unit

Students can access free counselling and wellbeing services directly by contacting support@collarts.edu.au

Meet, learn and network with the industry’s leading experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

 

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Creative Writing is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 107393M (1 trimester)/107391B (2 trimesters) & 107392A (3 trimesters).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS



Applicants will need an undergraduate degree in related field or; 5 years industry experience.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of 5 years industry experience must support their application with a statement of service for all work experience listed with independent evidence of the duration and level of work experience.

Applicants must submit a 300–500 word statement outlining their reasons for undertaking the course.

Applicants will need to attend an admissions interview. You will be asked questions about your experience, background, and interest in the course and/or industry.

 

You will also need to supply the following documentation to support your application, including:

 A certified copy of transcripts and high school certificate (translated if necessary)

 English test results or alternative evidence of English proficiency

 A certified copy of your passport

 A current visa (if applicable)

 Proof of GTE and financials (if applicable)


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

GRADUATE DIPLOMA & GRADUATE CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS

International students must meet the following criteria:

 Applicants must be at least 18-years-old at course commencement

 Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian Year 12

 English Proficiency (see below)

 Interview

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with no single band score below 6.0) or equivalent

Applicants may also provide the following as evidence of their English proficiency:

 Results of English subjects in a range of countries’ secondary school certificate, ALevel or the International Baccalaureate. Please contact international@collarts.edu.au if you have any questions

 Successful completion of an English course at any of our pathway providers

GRADUATE DIPLOMA

GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP


The 
Graduate Diploma of Ethical Leadership is perfect for students who aspire to stand out in their industry of choice as ethical and equitable leaders, with a comprehensive understanding of applying these values to the workplace.

The Graduate Diploma can be completed fast-tracked over in two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study, or standard over three trimesters (1 year) of full-time study.

THROUGHOUT THE GRADUATE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

Lead with powerful ideas and practice forward-thinking ethics with an extensive leadership development plan

Gain perspectives of First Nations representation through units like Indigenous Perspectives & Voices and Indigenous Futures

Gain knowledge in Contemporary Leadership Practice where you can develop and transfer skills across the creative industry and community contexts

Students can access free counselling and wellbeing services directly by contacting support@collarts.edu.au

Meet, learn and network with the industry’s leading experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

 

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Ethical Leadership is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 107393M (1 trimester)/107391B (2 trimesters) & 107392A (3 trimesters).

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP


The Graduate Certificate of Ethical Leadership is perfect for students who aspire to stand out in their industry of choice as ethical and equitable leaders, with a fundamental understanding of ethical values and decision-making skills.

The Graduate Certificate can be completed in one trimester of full-time study.

THROUGHOUT THE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE, YOU WILL


Develop conceptual understanding around power, justice and decision-making in the current climate

Establish theoretical knowledge in Practical Ethics in a professional and workplace context

Understand important Indigenous perspectives and voices through First Nations-focused unit

Students can access free counselling and wellbeing services directly by contacting support@collarts.edu.au

Meet, learn and network with the industry’s leading experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

 

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Creative Writing is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS; CRICOS Code 107393M (1 trimester)/107391B (2 trimesters) & 107392A (3 trimesters).

ELIGIBILITY & ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS



Applicants will need an undergraduate degree in related field or; 5 years industry experience.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of 5 years industry experience must support their application with a statement of service for all work experience listed with independent evidence of the duration and level of work experience.

Applicants must submit a 300–500 word statement outlining their reasons for undertaking the course.

Applicants will need to attend an admissions interview. You will be asked questions about your experience, background, and interest in the course and/or industry.

 

You will also need to supply the following documentation to support your application, including:

 A certified copy of transcripts and high school certificate (translated if necessary)

 English test results or alternative evidence of English proficiency

 A certified copy of your passport

 A current visa (if applicable)

 Proof of GTE and financials (if applicable)


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

GRADUATE DIPLOMA & GRADUATE CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS

International students must meet the following criteria:

 Applicants must be at least 18-years-old at course commencement

 Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian Year 12

 English Proficiency (see below)

 Interview

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with no single band score below 6.0) or equivalent

Applicants may also provide the following as evidence of their English proficiency:

 Results of English subjects in a range of countries’ secondary school certificate, ALevel or the International Baccalaureate. Please contact international@collarts.edu.au if you have any questions

 Successful completion of an English course at any of our pathway providers

KEY INFORMATION

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Start Dates
February, May and September 
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Number of Units
4 in Graduate Certificate
8 in Graduate Diploma
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Duration
Graduate Certificate 1 Trimester
Graduate Diploma 2 Trimesters or 3 Trimesters
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Study Mode
On-Campus, Online or Blended
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Student Support
Free Access to Wellbeing Academic Support
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Future Leader Support
Create a Leadership Development Plan
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CRICOS Code
Graduate Certificate:
107393M

Graduate Diploma:
107391B/107392A
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International Fees On-Campus
$2,625 per unit
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International Fees Online
$2,187.50 per unit

Course Structure

Delivery Mode - On-Campus, Online, Blended
POWERFUL IDEAS PRACTICAL ETHICS INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES CONTEMPORARY LEADERSHIP PRACTICE
Trimester 1 Power & Justice Ethics & Decision Making Indigenous Perspectives & Voices
Trimester 2 Paradigm Shifters Professional & Workplace Ethics Leadership Skills & Values
Trimester 3 Indigenous Futures Responsible Leadership in a Contemporary World

LIFE IN MELBOURNE

WHAT TO EXPECT STUDYING IN MELBOURNE

Melbourne’s love for all things creative makes it an excellent place to live and study. A popular choice for international students, the city also embraces high- quality education and supports students in their ability to thrive. Study in Melbourne and hone your creative career at Collarts.

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MEET INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SARA

International student Sara shares her experience studying at Collarts, travelling all the way from Denmark and starting her career in Music Performance in Australia.

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MEET INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PAULO

Flying over from the Philippines, international student Paulo shares why he chose to start his career in Entertainment Management in Australia.

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OUR CAMPUSES

WELLINGTON ST CAMPUS

208 Wellington St, Collingwood VIC 3066

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri – 9am-10pm
Sat-Sun – 9am-7pm

GEORGE ST CAMPUS

2/156 George St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-8pm
Sat – 10am-4pm

CROMWELL ST CAMPUS

67/69 Cromwell St, Collingwood VIC 3066

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-8pm 
Sat – 10am-4pm

BRUNSWICK ST CAMPUS

209 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri – 8:30am-10pm 
Sat-Sun – 10am-6pm