Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations)
Graduate Diploma of Social and Organisational Leadership [Exit Point Only]
Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership GradCertSoc&OrgLship

Graduate Diploma of Social and Organisational Leadership GradDipSoc&OrgLship

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership MSoc&OrgLship

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Change Facilitation) MSoc&OrgLship(ChgeFacilit)

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Coaching) MSoc&OrgLship(Coach)

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Communication) MSoc&OrgLship(Comm)

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Human Resources Management) MSoc&OrgLship(HRM)

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Research Methodology) MSoc&OrgLship(ResMeth)

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Sustainability) MSoc&OrgLship(Sust)

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership (2320SO)

Online - Bathurst

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) (2720SO)

Online - Bathurst

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations)

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of Social and Organisational Leadership [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations)

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.

Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent) PLUS relevant professional attainment/work experience. Applicants may also be considered on the basis of relevant professional attainment and/or work experience alone.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations)

Standard credit package applies to IECL students who complete the Graduate Diploma of Organisational Coaching and Leadership.

Graduate Diploma of Social and Organisational Leadership [Exit Point Only]
No special arrangements apply.
Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership
No special arrangements apply.

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma [Exit Point Only] and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Social and Organisational Leadership [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) Articulated Set

The course comprises the following subjects:

MGM501 Theory to Practice of Leadership
MGT569 The Leadership Challenge
MGT559 Contemporary Issues in Leadership
MGT549 Toxic Leadership

Completion of the above subjects allows students to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Social and Organisational Leadership (32 points)

MGT584 Leadership in Teams
MGT568 Difference and Leadership
Elective 1* / Specialisation 1**
Elective 2* / Specialisation 2**

Completion of the above subjects allows students to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Social and Organisational Leadership (64 points)

MGT579 Power and Leadership
MGT552 Leadership and Social Impact
Elective3* / Specialisation 3**
Elective 4* / Specialisation 4**

Completion of the above subjects allows students to graduate with a Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (96 points)

* Electives must be selected from any 500 Level Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences subject. The level of a subject is designated by the first digit in the subject code; e.g., MGT559 is a 500 Level subject. Upon satisfactory completion of the four (4) Electives, students graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership MBusSoc&OrgLship.

** Instead of Electives, one (1) of the following Specialisations can be completed.


SPECIALISATIONS


Coaching

Complete:

XXX51C Org Coaching Theory to Practice 1
XXX51C Org Coaching Theory to Practice 2

PLUS any 2 subjects from:
XXX51C Principles of Org Coaching
XXX51C Advanced Coaching Practice
XXX51C Team Coaching

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Coaching) MBusSoc&OrgLship(Coach).

XXX51C credits are granted on the basis of subjects completed at the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership Australia (IECL).

The IECL components are based on the IECL Coach Training Program (ACTP) curriculum. The ACTP is accredited by the International Coach Federation (USA) and students who complete the ACTP program may apply for ICF credentialing.


Change Facilitation

Complete 4 subjects from:

HRM531 Organisational Politics
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
MGT540 Management of Change
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
MGT553 Project Management
MGT583 Managing for Sustainability

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Change Facilitation) MBusSoc&OrgLship(ChgeFacilit).


Human Resources Management

Complete 4 subjects from:

HRM502 Human Resource Management***
HRM528 Strategic HRM***
HRM550 Evaluating Human Resources***
LAW515 Law of Employment***
HRM512 Values & Conflict in Organisations
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour

*** By completing these four subjects, students may apply for accreditation with the Australian HR Institute (AHRI).

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Human Resources Management) MBusSoc&OrgLship(HRM).


Sustainability

Complete:

MGT583 Managing for Sustainability

PLUS any 3 subjects from:
PAD591 Public Sector Management
ENM433 People in the Global Environment
ENM443 Resilience Thinking and Ecologically Sustainable Development
AHT404 Climate Change: Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Sustainability) MBusSoc&OrgLship(Sust).


Communication

Complete 2 subjects (16 points each) from:

COM538 Communication in Organisations (16)
COM539 Issues, Crisis & Reputation (16)
COM540 Corporate Culture, Stakeholder and Change Communication (16)
CCI506 Digital Media Practice (16)

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Communication) MBusSoc&OrgLship(Comm).


Research Methodology

Complete:

MGT598 Business Research
EMG506 Literature Review (16)

PLUS 1 subject from:
EER501 Qualitative Research Methods
EER502 Quantitative Research Methods

This specialisations is designed for students who are interested in pursuing Doctoral level studies on completion of their Masters of Social and Organisational Leadership.

Students who complete this specialisation graduate with the award Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (Research Methodology) MBusSoc&OrgLship(ResMeth).


For students admitted from CSU's Graduate Diploma of Organisational Coaching and Leadership degree:


Course Structure

As per the Graduate Diploma of Organisational Coaching and Leadership

Plus

MGT552 Leadership and Social Impact
MGM501 Theory to Practice of Leadership****

Plus 2 Restricted Electives not previously completed from:
MGT569 The Leadership Challenge
MGT559 Contemporary Issues in Leadership
MGT549 Toxic Leadership
MGT584 Leadership in Teams
MGT568 Difference and Leadership
MGT579 Power and Leadership

****Students who have previously completed MGM501 must complete three (3) Restricted Electives.

Enrolment Pattern

Master of Social and Organisational Leadership (with specialisations) Articulated Set

There is no prescribed enrolment pattern because of the flexibility of the course. However, it is recommended that students progressively complete subjects in the Graduate Certificate, then the Graduate Diploma and finally the Masters.

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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