The first of its kind in Australia, this Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation from University of Technology Sydney is aimed at equipping students with a design-based innovation methodology called Frame Creation, developed at UTS. Frame Creation provides a structure for exploring problems creatively and can be employed to transform public engagement, practices, services, regulations, policies, organisations and communities.
The course utilises an experiential, peer-learning model within the teaching program and the learning environment offers a great opportunity for collaboration and idea-sharing with fellow students across disciplines and sectors.
Sponsorship by an employing organisation is desired as students work on a self-selected problem within their own professional practice.
Why study this course?
- discover your potential for creative thinking and gain widely applicable skills in design innovation
- collaborate with and expand your network of like-minded people across government
- apply your learning in a self-selected project situated in your own professional practice.
Why sponsor your staff to study?
- invest in and challenge your rising talent
- enable passionate staff to be effective in transforming policy, programs, services, and organisational culture
- explore the opportunity for impact within your own organisation using a design-based problem solving methodology.
The course is designed for public sector professionals looking to progress their career through innovation and leadership capacity.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Foundation Public Sector Innovation Practices
- Problem Framing
- Co-evolution of Problem and Solution
- Leading Public Sector Innovation
- 6 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Innovation Management Public Policy View 33 other Masters in Innovation Management in Australia
- Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
- In addition to the above qualification, applicants need to satisfy the following: applicants must have a minimum of two years' relevant work experience personal statement (500–700 words) clearly articulating their motivation to enrol in the course, and a minimum two-page CV, clearly articulating their current and past roles and responsibilities.
- To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.
- English proficiency requirement is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.
International16535 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16535 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
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