Postgraduate study with Governance Institute of Australia

Your career passport — Australia and beyond!

Accelerate your career with Australia’s leading postgraduate courses in governance and risk management.

Our postgraduate courses are unrivalled in Australia for the depth of insights and level of practical application they provide. Designed and taught by leading experts, industry practitioners and academics, our courses will give you the specialist skills and knowledge you need to excel in your  governance and risk management responsibilities. We offer the following postgraduate courses:

Ready to take the next step?

Start your enrolment process today!

For more information download the handbook or speak to an adviser in your state.

Why study with us?

  • boost your earnings potential and give yourself the competitive edge
  • gain the confidence to speak the ‘governance language’ and master your day-to-day role
  • feel empowered to progress to a more senior position
  • build strong business networks with equally ambitious professionals
  • become a Chartered Secretary — we’re the only association in Australia offering access to this internationally-recognised designation

Our postgraduate courses are:

  • flexible — study online, face-to-face or via our intensive study program
  • accredited by TEQSA
  • taught by expert industry-leading practitioners
  • a pathway to membership with Governance Institute of Australia
  • recognised as prior learning with many universities in selected courses


Graduates from our postgraduate courses are eligible to apply for either an Associate or Fellow membership with Governance Institute. We are also the only course provider in Australia that can lead to membership with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

Unlock a wealth of resources and opportunity — find out more on membership.

You may already be eligible 

If you have governance or risk management experience and have completed a relevant tertiary or undergraduate course elsewhere, you may be eligible for membership. Members of Governance institute receive a $250 discount on each subject — find out about our professional entry scheme. 


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Acquire a postgraduate qualification in governance

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The role of well trained and experienced governance advisers is a crucial part of any effective governance framework. John Hatton FGIA, former Company Secretary, Commonwealth Bank