Graduate Certificate of Social Impact

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

This course is not available to international students.
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The Graduate Certificate of Social Impact is designed for high-performing students who are looking to build skills and advance careers in the philanthropy and not-for-profit sectors, social enterprise and entrepreneurship, and social innovation-facing positions in the commercial and public sectors.

The course addresses social investment and philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and innovation, creativity and design, and corporate responsibility and accountability. You will learn the core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a changing social economy and business environment and to develop innovative responses to complex social and business problems. The course allows articulation into the Master of Social Impact.

The Graduate Certificate of Social Impact is taught by the Centre for Social Impact in partnership with three founding partner business schools from the University of New South Wales, University of Western Australia and Swinburne University of Technology's Faculty of Business and Law.

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1 year part-time


Hawthorn (HE Block 1, Semester 1, Semester 2, Term 4) - View application and start dates

Study mode

  • Part-time

2021 Start Dates

Winter - 21 June 2021
Semester 2 - 02 August 2021

2022 Start Dates

Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
Semester 2 - 01 August 2022