Courses offered by the Melbourne CSHE and the LH Martin Institute for University Managers

The Graduate Certificate in University Management (GCUM) is for practising administrators who are in or seek promotion to roles at the department manager or program manager level or higher. It will also be of interest to staff seeking to prepare for academic leadership roles.

The LH Martin Institute provides a suite of professional development programs with the aim of developing more effective governance, leadership and management in tertiary education institutions. Their programs range from postgraduate courses, such as the flagship Master of Tertiary Education Management, the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Management, the Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance and the Graduate Certificate in Research Management and Policy, to non-award leadership programs and short courses. Read more about LH Martin Institute programs on its website.

Department and consultancy work

As one of the longest established centres of its kind in the world, the CSHE offers leadership in research, development and consultancy in the field of higher education. The Centre has achieved national recognition for its excellent research record and the integration of its contemporary research base into its professional development and consultancy work.

For information about our consultancy capacity for a particular project, please contact our Director, Professor Richard James

Universitas 21 Scholarships for professional staff

The Universitas 21 Scholarship Scheme provides awards to professional staff of the University of Melbourne to undertake a management development activity across U21 institutions.  The scheme is designed to encourage visits and exchanges of key professional staff across participating institutions. Scholarships recognise outstanding performance by professional staff of the University of Melbourne, provide development opportunities for the recipients and benefit the University through the advancement of its administrative and management practices. Read more.