Postgraduate programs

Postgraduate programs

Course duration
Graduate Certificate 1 year part-time

St Leonards Campus


Start date
26 February 2018

Apply by
29 January 2018

The Australian Graduate Management Consortium (AGMC) offers you the unique opportunity to study Charles Sturt University (CSU) postgraduate courses here at Northern Sydney. The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programs are stand-alone degrees that provide an articulated pathway (with guaranteed entry and credits) to study either the Master of Management or the MBA at CSU.

Please note that the Graduate Certificate program (4 subjects) will be the only AGMC program offered by TAFE NSW Northern Sydney (RTO) in 2018.
Students wishing to study part-time may do so, however students will need to consider there will be changes to the delivery and study mode after 2018.

Why study with AGMC?

  • Courses are delivered face-to-face with class times tailored to suit busy professionals.
  • Flexibility to fast-track your learning.
  • Individual attention in a supportive environment, ensuring you are involved and succeed.
  • Relevant course content providing you with skills you can apply in your workplace immediately.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from the experiences of others.
  • No undergraduate qualification is required to apply, your work experience can be sufficient for admittance.

Career opportunities

  • Team manager
  • Project manager
  • General manager
  • Operations manager
  • Account manager
  • Office manager
  • Business manager
  • Branch manager
  • Human resource manager
  • Administration manager
  • Executive manager
  • Department manager
  • Small business owner
  • Entrepreneur 

Need to Know

Session dates

Session 1: 26 February - 15 June 2018
Session 2:  9 July - 26 October 2018
Session 3: 11 November 2018 - 19 February 2019

Course structure

See the Graduate Certificate in Management (PDF 250kb)
See the Graduate Diploma of Management (PDF 250kb)

Course fees

Relevant fees for students commencing in 2018 are shown below. Fees are subject to change each year. In some instances a tax deduction may be claimed for education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice.
The 2018 course fee is $2,950 per subject, which includes the required textbook.

  • Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice) = $11,800 (four subjects, 1 year part-time)
  • Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice) = $11,800 (four subjects, 1 year part-time)
  • CSU MBA or Master of Management (I&E) = $13,000 (1 year part-time)


FEE-HELP is available to eligible Australian students. The Australian government provides assistance to higher education students through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

FEE-HELP is a loan scheme available to eligible fee paying students to pay all or part of their tuition fees.   

You can choose to pay your fees up-front or defer payment using a FEE-HELP loan, which is repaid through the taxation system once the students income reaches a certain threshold.

Am I eligible to apply?

Applicants are required to have one of the following:

  • An undergraduate degree for a recognised Australian institute or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, with at least two years relevant work experience; OR
  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma from TAFE or other recognised Registered Training Organisation, with at least five years relevant work experience in a supervisory / management capacity; OR
  • More than five years’ experience in a senior supervisory / managerial position with significant responsibilities and good writing skills.

AGMC courses are only available to Australian residents or those holding permanent residency in Australia.

How to apply

Applications are now open for Semester One 2018.  Applications must be received before Monday, 29 January 2018 .  

Apply now.

Further information

Susan Silvester, AGMC Program Coordinator
St Leonards Campus
Telephone: + 61 2 9448 4457