24 months
945 AUD/credit 34020 AUD/year
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The Master of Creative Intelligence and Strategic Innovation (MCISI) at the University of Technology Sydney is a new type of postgradaute product specifically positioned to transform organisational capacity to develop new ways to respond to the open, complex, dynamic and networked problems they now face in their work.    

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This Creative Intelligence and Strategic Innovation course at the University of Technology Sydney provides flexible transdisciplinary professional learning pathways that allow participants to traverse the boundaries between disciplines, professional fields and sectors to stimulate innovation. It also enables groups of participants from partner organisations to learn by immersing themselves in authentic transdisciplinary professional learning experiences, working with staff across UTS and international experts on the re-invention of their organisations, professions, and sectors based on emerging transdisciplinary ways of working.   

The course has been designed to suit both the needs of partner organisations and individual participants’ aspirations by offering flexible, blended, and bespoke elements.

This course focuses on providing a flexible professional learning pathway for organisations and individuals to support them in developing their innovation profile and strategic leadership capacity. Participants are offered the flexibility to select subjects that are relevant to their practice, and personalise a master's-level program of study that is aligned with their organisation’s strategic goals and their personal career aspirations.It also enables participants to engage in a lifetime of learning that is relevant to the circumstances and stages in their professional lives.


Career options include line managers, team leaders, middle and senior professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Thinking Complexly: Beyond Problem Solving
  • Frame Creation and Co-Evolution 
  • Creative Practices and Methods 
  • Practices and Transdisciplinary Action 
  • Fieldwork: Digging for Paradigms 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

CRICOS code: C04403    

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34020 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 AUD per credit during 24 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).  

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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