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Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations)

18 months
29280 AUD/year
27600 AUD/year
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The Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University is about developing tomorrow’s leaders, today. You’ll be equipped to become a successful, inspirational and ethical leader.  


Armed with contemporary theory as well as practical application, you’ll be perfectly placed to drive change and create positive social impact as a leader in private, public, not-for profit and community organisations. Become a self-aware and reflective leader who aims to empower your team – by advocating personal growth and professional investment. This Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) degree at Charles Sturt University will prepare you to make a difference wherever leadership is needed – in the world of business, in any level of government or in communities (large or small) around the globe.  

You can adapt your Master of Social and Organisational Leadership by choosing from six specialisations: Coaching (with subjects completed at the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership Australia), Change Facilitation, Human Resources Management, Sustainability, Communication and – if you’re interested in pursuing doctoral level studies – Research Methodology.

Reflect on your leadership philosophies and explore a variety of theories and practices. Then design and implement effective, ethical change. You’ll build a skill set that will help you contribute to your organisation’s health, strategy and culture.

Career opportunities

This dynamic and engaging qualification is designed for professionals wanting to broaden their career prospects by becoming a social, organisational or business leader. You’ll be ready to step into senior leadership roles across business, not-for profit, community and government organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory to Practice of Leadership
  • The Leadership Challenge
  • Contemporary Issues in Leadership
  • Toxic Leadership 
  • Leadership in Teams
  • Difference and Leadership 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

  • For entry to the Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) Articulated Set, applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent) PLUS relevant professional attainment/work experience. 
  • Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership on the basis of professional attainment/work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will be eligible for admission to the Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) Articulated Set and receive credit for applicable subjects.
  • Graduates of CSU's Graduate Diploma of Organisational Coaching and Leadership will be eligible for admission to the Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) Articulated Set with full credits as per IECL agreements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29280 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    27600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27600 AUD per year during 18 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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