Professional Practice Credentials in Degrees

Professional Practice Credentials from DeakinDigital can contribute towards post-graduate qualifications, saving you time and money.

Professional Practice degrees are designed for those who wish to be credentialed for outcomes towards which they have already made significant progress through their extensive experience in a relevant professional field.

Please refer to the Deakin University website for further information via the links below:

Qualifications available:

Master of Professional Practice (Financial Planning)

Graduate Certificate Professional Practice (Financial Planning)

Master of Professional Practice (Information Technology)

Graduate Certificate Professional Practice (Information Technology)

Note: Please contact Deakin University for guidance before completing all Credentials. Credit may be granted for credentials obtained before the student enrolled in the course where achievement was demonstrated within the context of the relevant field. Credit will not be granted for preparatory or capstone units.

What is a Professional Practice Qualification?

Most courses at Deakin University are designed to introduce students to new knowledge and skills, allowing them to receive academic recognition as a result of this newly-acquired skillset. By contrast, Professional Practice qualifications are designed for those who wish to be credentialed for outcomes towards which they have already made significant progress through their extensive experience in a relevant professional field. Candidates in Professional Practice courses earn their degree through a combination of:

  • Successful completion of specific preparatory and capstone units offered in the Cloud, in Start Anytime mode where feasible, or in the usual trimester system.
  • Successful attainment of Professional Practice credentials earned by providing portfolio evidence of specific course learning outcomes at the required level.
  • Some of these core Credentials are listed below, these will need to be completed in addition to the professional expertise Credentials relevant to each qualification, at the level stipulated by Deakin.