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 study is only available to off-shore students


  • Online: February, May, September
  • Townsville: February, May, September



+estimated annual tuition fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible


1.5 years full-time

Part-time study available for online students

Entry Requirements

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



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