Master of Governance and Leadership

Benefit from JCU’s strong connections with industry partners and the Governance Institute of Australia. Build your specialist expertise in governance and leadership in a rural and regional context.

Set for success

89% of graduates employed after 4 months* *Good Universities Guide 2021, PG study area

Industry experience

Benefit from industry collaboration on a real-world project

Tailor your degree

Specialise your subjects to align with your career goals


  • Online: February, July
  • Townsville: February, July



^estimated annual tuition fee

Fees are based on 2020 figures and are subject to change

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


1.5 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF Level 7 bachelor degree with 4 years relevant work experience; or equivalent

Course Code


Course detail

Real stories

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    Associate Professor Josephine Pryce

    Course Coordinator

    This program connects students with experts in the classroom and leaders from industry. Through small classes, collaboration with peers, and opportunities for immersion in practical, experiential learning, this program prepares students to become mindful business leaders who are focused on improving the public good