Master of Governance and Leadership
Master of Governance and Leadership
Master Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)
Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF 7 bachelor degree with 4 years relevant employment/work experience* or:
Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Dean of the College of Business, Law and Governance, as equivalent to above.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
* Employment/work experience: Applicants must have a minimum four (4) years full time employment/work experience in management, governance or leadership roles.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
A computer (with webcam) and internet access is required
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
36 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Master of Governance and Leadership, graduates will be able to:
CP5635:03 Collective Intelligence and Entrepreneurship
LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis
LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World
LB5244:03 Legal Institutions and Governance
PL5002:03 Policy Analysis and Management
LB5243:03 State Society and Governance
LB5235:03 Applied Research Project
OPTION 1 – Research
RM8101:06 Research Planning in Tropical Environments and Societies
RM8102:06 Research Project in Tropical Environments and Societies
OPTION 2 – Major
Select a Major from Table A
OPTION 3 – Customised
Select 12 credit points of Level 5 subjects in consultation with and subject to approval by the course co-ordinator
TABLE A (MAJORS)
Type of major
Credit points in major
12 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Maximum allowed Pass
Supplementary exam for
A student who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination/assessment in that subject.
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit and Articulation policy and associated procedures
Advanced standing may be granted for the following:
* Cognate disciplines: may include specific disciplines such as business, commerce, law and conflict management but may also include any degree where the content is considered relevant to this course.
12 credit points except where a student transfers from one JCU award to another, then advanced standing may be granted for any subjects, where there is subject equivalence between the awards
Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 14 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
MASTER OF GOVERNANCE AND LEADERSHIP
Inclusion of majors on
Majors will appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Students who successfully complete this course including the research subjects RM8101 and RM8102 (and who produce outputs graded at the equivalent of Distinction or better for these subjects) may be eligible to apply for entry to a PhD, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under this course providing they have met relevant University standards for entry and met advanced standing guidelines.