Graduate Certificate of Australian Rural Leadership

Course Code

106611

Version

2

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

There are two Entry Pathways to the Graduate Certificate. Students may only be admitted via one of these Pathways, conditional upon eligibility. The Graduate Certificate in Australian Rural Leadership may only be completed once by eligible students via one or other of these Pathways:

  • Course pre-requisites for Entry Pathway 1 for ARLP (Australian Rural Leadership Program) students commencing studies in 2011 or subsequent years:

Completion of an undergraduate course at this or another University OR equivalent professional/life experience; as demonstrated by enrolment in, and satisfactory completion of modules 1-3 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program.

  • Course Pre-Requisites for Entry Pathway 2 for ARLP graduate alumni:

Prior satisfactory completion of ARLP modules 1-6 and graduation from the Australian Rural Leadership Program.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional entry requirements

Interview (by invitation – conducted by Australian Rural Leadership Foundation).

Post admission requirements

Nil

Closing date

Refer to ARLF

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Entry Pathway 1

Core Subjects

LB5991:03 Rural Leadership and Culture

LB5992:03 Rural Leadership and Complexity

PLUS

6 credit points of advanced standing from undertaking the first half of the Australian Rural Leadership Program.

Entry Pathway 2

Core Subjects

LB5993:03 Socially Responsible Rural Leadership

LB5994:03 Rural Leadership in Practice

PLUS

6 credit points of advanced standing for completion of, and graduation from, the Australian Rural Leadership Program.

Majors

Type of major

This course does not have majors

Credit points in major

Not applicable

Special requirements

Not applicable

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

18 months part-time only

Maximum time to complete

4.5 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Entry Pathway 1

No – but it does include field trips and an overseas study tour arranged by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.

Entry Pathway 2

No mandatory placements.

Special assessment requirements

Nil - all suitability requirements are determined by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.

Accreditation requirements

Not applicable

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Entry Pathway 1

Candidates are granted advanced standing towards the Graduate Certificate of Australian Rural Leadership for the first half of the ARLP (modules 1-3) only in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy and associated procedures.

Entry Pathway 2

Candidates are granted advanced standing towards the Graduate Certificate of Australian Rural Leadership for completion of all ARLP modules, and graduation from that program, only in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy and associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

Entry Pathway 1

6 credit points

Entry Pathway 2

6 credit points

Currency

Entry Pathway 1

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 2 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Entry Pathway 2

Advanced standing will be granted for any ARLP graduate.

Expiry

7 years

Other restrictions

 

Award Details

This is a joint degree

No

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special Awards

Not Applicable