Upskill with micro-credentials

Our micro-credentials are designed to help you make a difference – to your career, to your organisation and your community.

Designed in collaboration with employers, these online micro-credentials give you the opportunity to apply new knowledge and skills directly to your workplace.

From project management, community development and networking, to financial crime, intelligence and intersectionality, choose one or two micro-credentials that will let you gain the required skill set for the job at hand – then add more to your learning journey as needed.

You can choose to study in several micro-sessions throughout the year. You’ll learn along like-minded students across eight-week sessions (some subjects even have an optional on-campus or online workshop for collaborative, face-to-face learning). It means you can gain new skills in just two months. A two-point micro-credential only takes around four hours of study a week, while a four-point micro-credential just eight.

There are no entry requirements however, there is a reasonable expectation that applicants have easy access to a computer and the internet, basic computer literacy skills and are proficient in English language.

Step 1: Complete micro-credentials to build your skills and knowledge

Four micro-subjects shown as puzzle pieces, leading to a further qualification.

Step 2: Stack your micro-credentials towards a graduate certificate

Four micro-subjects shown as part of a graduate certificate.

*You can also enrol directly into a graduate certificate which may include a set of micro-credentials.

Step 3: Take the next step and study a master's degree

Four micro-subjects and a graduate certificate combined to contribute to a master's.

*You can also enrol directly into a master's degree.

2023 micro-credential schedule

The 2023 sessions for some of our micro-credentials are now open. Sessions will run throughout March to December each year.

Further micros will be added to the schedule as their session availability is confirmed. In the meantime, ‘Register your interest’ for these when clicking on ‘Learn more’ against the micro. You will then be notified once dates are established.

  • 2023 micro-credentials schedule
    Session Start date Subject code Subject namePoints
    2 6 March HSS502Inclusive Community Engagement2
    2 6 MarchJST551Trade-based Money Laundering 2
    26 MarchJST556Financial Crime Intelligence 2
    2 6 March JST549 White-collar psychopaths 2
    2 6 March JST558 Customer Due Diligence 2
    2 6 March HCS413The Intersectionality Walk 2
    2 6 March HCS414Intersectionality and Social Identity 2

    Applications for Micro Session 2 (34) are now open. Apply now

    SessionStart dateSubject codeSubject namePoints
    31 MayHCS413The Intersectionality Walk2
    31 MayHCS415Intersectionality and Inclusion2
    31 MayHCS416Applying an Intersectional Lens to Research2

    Applications for Micro Session 3 (44) are now open. Apply now

    SessionStart dateSubject codeSubject namePoints
    426 JuneMGM511Transformational Leadership2
    426 JuneJST556Financial Crime Intelligence2
    426 JuneJST557Crime, Risk and Control2
    426 JuneJST550Dark Markets2
    426 JuneJST552Dirty Money2
    426 JuneHCS413The Intersectionality Walk2
    426 JuneHCS417Adaptive Leadership for Intersectionality2
    426 JuneHCS418Intersectionality and Communication2

    Applications for Micro Session 4 (54) open 6 January 2023.

    SessionStart dateSubject codeSubject namePoints
    521 AugustJST553Foundations of Intelligence Practice4
    521 AugustJST554Intelligence Leadership4
    521 AugustHCS413The Intersectionality Walk2

    Applications for Micro Session 5 (74) open 3 March 2023.

    SessionStart dateSubject codeSubject namePoints
    616 OctoberJST551Trade-based money laundering2
    616 OctoberJST557Crime, Risk and Control2
    616 OctoberJST558Customer Due Diligence2
    616 OctoberHCS413The Intersectionality Walk2

    Applications for Micro Session 6 (84) open 28 April 2023.

Building community

Building community resilience (2pt)

Community contexts (4pt)

Community disaster recovery (4pt)

Inclusive community engagement (2pt)

Media production for community engagement (2pt)

Models of community development (4pt)

Strategic event management (2pt)

Building relationships

Building personal resilience (2pt)

Developing media relationships (2pt)

External communication strategies (2pt)

Negotiating and managing conflict (2pt)

Networking and building partnerships (2pt)

Building capable leaders

Leading change (2pt)

Designing, implementing and evaluating projects (4pt)

Financial literacy for decision makers (2pt)

Governance and decision-making (2pt)

Motivating and influencing people (2pt)

Social entrepreneurship (2pt)

Strategic management (2pt)

Strategic people management (2pt)

Transformational leadership (2pt)

Complete micro-credentials totalling 32 points from the 21 subjects listed above and you'll earn a Graduate Certificate in Community Leadership and Resilience.

Financial crime studies

Trade-based money laundering (2pt)

White-collar psychopaths (2pt)

Dark markets (2pt)

Dirty money (2pt)

Financial crime intelligence (2pt)

Customer due diligence (2pt)

Crime, risk and control (2pt)

Trade-based money laundering; White-collar psychopaths; Dark markets and Dirty money can stack, and be used as credit, towards the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters in Fraud and Financial Crime and the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing.

Intelligence Analysis

Foundations of intelligence practice (4pt)

Intelligence leadership (4pt)

Intersectionality, diversity and inclusion

The intersectionality walk (2pt)

Intersectionality and social identity (2pt)

Intersectionality and inclusion (2pt)

Applying an intersectional lens to research (2pt)

Adaptive leadership for intersectionality (2pt)

Intersectionality and communication (2pt)

Complete micro-credentials from the six subjects listed above and you’ll earn credit points toward the Graduate Certificate in Intersectionality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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