Graduate Certificate in Science Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Science Leadership

If you are a science or a medical industry professional and would like to expand your knowledge base and career opportunities, then this Graduate Certificate in Science Leadership qualification from UTS Online could be the course that helps you drive your career to new heights.

By teaching you all about leadership principles and giving you valuable insight into latest medical science technology, innovation and emerging trends, this course is specifically designed to allow you to build the skills needed to take on senior roles in the medical science industry. You will learn how to navigate the policy landscape in the science related fields, how to manage people and implement change, how to employ data science in managing large data sets and best practice in financial management.

By the end of the course you will have the ability to make informed decisions and develop effective strategies for growth across industry, government and other sectors, and will be well positioned to start performing competently in a host of leadership roles in the medical science industry.

This course is delivered 100% online, allowing you to effectively balance study with your other commitments.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    8 months minimum
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    UTS Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Clinical Operations Manager | Academic Research Team Leader | Data Officer and Manager | IP and Commercialisation Officer | Lead Scientist | View All

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Course Rundown

If you are a science or a medical industry professional and would like to expand your knowledge base and career opportunities, then this Graduate Certificate in Science Leadership qualification from UTS Online could be the course that helps you drive your career to new heights.

By teaching you all about leadership principles and giving you valuable insight into latest medical science technology, innovation and emerging trends, this course is specifically designed to allow you to build the skills needed to take on senior roles in the medical science industry. You will learn how to navigate the policy landscape in the science related fields, how to manage people and implement change, how to employ data science in managing large data sets and best practice in financial management.

By the end of the course you will have the ability to make informed decisions and develop effective strategies for growth across industry, government and other sectors, and will be well positioned to start performing competently in a host of leadership roles in the medical science industry.

This course is delivered 100% online, allowing you to effectively balance study with your other commitments.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, you meed to have completed a UTS-recognised bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a science, technology, engineering, education, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, audiology, nursing or biomedical engineering field.

Local applicants with international qualifications must also satisfy English language requirements with an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall score of 6.5 and a writing score of 6.0.

While completing the Graduate Certificate in Science Leadership qualification from UTS Online, you will study the following subjects (24 credit points total):

  • Shaping Policies for the Future (6 CP)
  • Science and Big Data (6 CP)
  • Leading People and Change (6 CP)
  • Delivering Customer Value (3 CP)
  • Applied Financial Management (3 CP)

Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.

UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*. Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.

Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress. The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.

With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.

*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020

You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally recognised Graduate Certificate in Science Leadership qualification from UTS Online. You will have all the skills and knowledge, and be fully qualified, to take on a range of management and leadership positions in any private or government medical science organisation.

Curious about where a career in science could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Maximum cost for this course is $17,000 - this will depend on the number of subjects completed during the course.

Upfront payment, or FEE-HELP is available for eligible students.

Enquire for more information on course costs and about FEE-HELP eligibility requirements.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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