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Graduate Certificate of Insurance and Risk Management

Course summary for current students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Insurance and Risk Management
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeM573

Students who commenced this course prior to 2012 should discuss unit selections with their enrolment officer.

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Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Insurance and Risk Management provides specific education for those graduate-level industry entrants in the general insurance sectors of the insurance industry.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The Graduate Certificate of Insurance and Risk Management comprises 3 credit points of units selected from a specified list and one elective unit.

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Course structure

At least 3 credit points of units chosen from:

MPS701 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance  

MPS703 Reinsurance  

MPS707 Life Risk  

MPS708 General Insurance  


Plus one unit chosen from:

MLC771 Law for Managers  

MPA711 Corporate Governance and Ethics  

MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

MPT753/MPF753 Finance  #

MPT732/MPK732 Marketing Management  #

MPT722/MPM722 Human Resource Management  #

MPR722 Human Resource Management (Residential)  *



Where a student is precluded from a unit in the Graduate Certificate, the student may seek permission from the Course Team Chair to undertake an alternate unit.


* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit


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