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Steps to Apply

Here are the steps to guide you through how to apply for study at Global Leadership Institute are detailed in the Student Admission Policy. This includes specific information for international students.  


If you have any queries, please contact: 

Choosing your Course

GLI’s postgraduate courses include:

  • Masters (2 years full-time)

  • Graduate Diplomas (1 year full-time)

  • Graduate Certificates (1 semester full-time)


There are flexible entry and exit points. Please see:


Master of Police Leadership

Graduate Diploma of Police Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership (Cybersecurity)


Please contact for more information.

Admission Criteria​

You need to meet admission requirements for your chosen course. They're usually based on previous study and/or professional experience. Some courses may have additional entry requirements.

If your previous studies were not completed in English or were completed in a country where English is not the first language, you'll need to demonstrate that you meet the English proficiency requirements. Check your course for more information on entry requirements.


For more information, please see the Student Admissions Policy.

Relevant Work Experience

The following supporting documentation is required to demonstrate relevant work experience. Please ensure that you have included the required documentation when you submit your applications:


  • certified copies of relevant managerial or leadership qualifications attained, if relevant;

  • evidence of relevant managerial or leadership experience (of people or projects) in the form of a current CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history and outlines the major activities you undertake, such as managing a team of people, managerial components of major projects you have been responsible for, and/or delegations for which you are directly responsible.

  • your CV should include two current, signed references that are work related. Your referees need to substantiate the nature of your work and the managerial or leadership duties.

  • Statement of Intention outlining your motivation to study, your previous education and employment history, and how this course can assist your career aspirations or progression.


Other entry possibilities

For Graduate Certificates, there is the option of Professional Entry where applicants with demonstrated minimum five years relevant professional experience may apply for entry to the course subject to approval by the Program Director.


For more details regarding specific admission criteria, please see the relevant course details on the website.

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning

Gaining credit and recognition of prior learning may reduce the time it will take to complete your degree.


For more information, see the Cross Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy.

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