Postgraduate Social Impact Courses

Equip yourself with the knowledge to unlock your potential and create tangible positive change through a purpose-driven career.

A career in social impact transcends sectors. Business, government, not-for-profit, social enterprises, and philanthropy are all seeking to play a role in addressing our most pressing social and environmental issues.

A postgraduate qualification in social impact will provide you with a versatile skill set, networking opportunities, and real-world application. It will enhance your employability across various sectors, foster your leadership potential and give you the knowledge, tools and networks to catalyse lasting social change.

Upskill in as little as six months with the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact*

*Estimated 6 months full-time; 12 months part-time.

Start your journey as a changemaker with a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at one of our four leading universities across Australia, Flinders University, Swinburne University of Technology, The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and The University of Western Australia (UWA).

The Graduate Certificate in Social Impact teaches cutting-edge topics including social innovation, leadership, social entrepreneurship, impact measurement, social finance, and applied systems approaches to social change.

Each university provides a unique experience, and:

  • Engaging, interactive learning with real-world application
  • Access to world-class academics and industry experts
  • Cutting-edge theory and tools to help you lead for social change
  • Exposure to a network of like-minded people across sectors
  • The skills, confidence and experience to make real change happen

Learn more about each course below.

Meet our students

Browse our student success stories and see how our graduates have transitioned to a career with social impact after studying with Australia's leader in social impact education.