The Graduate Certificate in Change Management (GCCM) is designed for practising managers who are particularly interested in managing change. The program centres on action learning (also called 'experiential learning') which involves drawing on your personal experiences to formulate new concepts. Course exercises and issues relevant to your organisation form the content of the Graduate Certificate. Readings from the course materials and online discussions with colleagues encourage you to analyse your job experiences in a structured way. The GCCM structure is designed to be flexible, with the certificate delivered completely online.

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Why choose this degree?

The aim of this certificate is to develop your capacity to formulate new concepts regarding change management and to be able to apply them to course projects and your workplace.

Who should choose this degree?

Those choosing this certificate are practising managers keen to achieve successful change in their organisation.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Business Management
  • Government Management
  • Organisational Change

Entry requirements

All applicants are required to complete and submit an on-line application in accordance with instructions available on the AGSM website (see AGSM Admissions Policy).

To apply for the Graduate Certificate in Change Management, students will need either:A recognised undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) and a minimum of 2 years professional or managerial work experience, orAt least 6 years professional work experience

Additional selection criteria

Meeting the entry requirements does not guarantee that the student will be offered a place on this program. Please note that the program requirements may be subject to change. Students are advised to follow requirements according to the year they commenced. Current students are to refer to previous editions of the Online Handbook for program requirements.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

Alternative entry or pathways

8625 MBA (Specialised)



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree


*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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