Professional development

The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education provides a suite of professional development programs for research students.


Melbourne Teaching Certificate for Graduate Researchers

A short course for graduate researchers thinking of an academic teaching career, introducing you to key theories for effective group teaching, assessment and evaluation, eLearning, research-led teaching and more.

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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Learning and Leadership

An advanced interdisciplinary course designed exclusively for doctoral candidates and early career researchers. It aims to broaden your skills, preparing you to play a leadership role in your chosen field.

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3 Minute Thesis Competition

A research communication competition that challenges PhD students to present a compelling speech on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes.

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