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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Postgraduate Certificate in Social and Community Leadership

This certificate will advance your skills in social and community leadership and build your ability to lead and innovate across the community, government, not-for-profit, and social-good sectors.

Campus Information

Epsom Campus

The Epsom Campus is the main campus for the Faculty of Education and Social Work and is home to approximately 3500 students.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

There are various career opportunities available based on prior experience, expertise and elective specialisation within the PGCertSCL. Common themes include leadership, programme design, social innovation and development, consultation, policy development, social change, community and health development.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Community facilitator and advocate
  • Facilitator/educator
  • Not-for-profit organisation leader
  • Programme designer
  • Social and community coordinator
  • Social innovator/consultant

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Program requirements
 
You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognized university (or similar institution) with at least 60 points (at least 15-20% of your degree) in social science subjects.

Alternatively, you must have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field (such as human services, social work or other social practice) at a recognized university (or similar institution) and have at least two years’ experience in community, government, not-for-profit, or social-good sectors.

Further program requirements

English language requirements

If you are an international applicant whose first language is not English you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency.

You will require an IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0.