Digital badging and microcredentials

Demonstrate your difference

When you complete an open enrolment program with Monash, you’ll have learned from a university consistently ranked in the world’s top 100 – respected for its pioneering teaching, experiences and research. We think this is worth sharing with the world.

Digital Badges

How digital credentials work

Once you complete your open program, we’ll email you a digital credential. Share it with your network by posting it, via a unique URL, directly to your LinkedIn profile or any social media platform.

Better than bullet points

Digital credentials offer verified evidence of your skills, capabilities and expertise in a particular area. Just by clicking your badge (a web-friendly version of your credential), employers and your network can see all the details of your achievement.

A digital badge of honour

Receiving a credential from Monash is about more than just world-class learning. It’s about leveraging our world-class reputation too. By sharing your credential, you’re putting yourself in the sights of top employers, professional peers and opportunities to shape the future.

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A microcredential is one or more short courses that can offer academic credit towards a relevant Monash award program following the successful completion of an item of assessment. The completion of a microcredential demonstrates your competence in respect of the short courses’ learning objectives.

How many courses do I have to take to get a microcredential?

It depends. A minimum of 100 hours of learning (maximum 144 hours) are required to be eligible for the assessment module. The hours of learning required for our Business School Executive Education open enrolment programs span from 33 to 50 hours.

Can I pick any programs I want for a microcredential? Are any required?

For the microcredential earned through Executive Education in the Business School, you can take any open enrolment program/s from the Executive Education portfolio, in any order.  As long as they total at least 100 hours of learning and you successfully complete the final assessment, you will be eligible for a microcredential.

The cost of the microcredential is $500 + GST. This fee covers administrative expenses including the preparation and marking of the assessment, and record keeping should you wish to apply for this credit towards an award program at a later date.

What degree programs can the microcredential be a pathway into?

A microcredential earned through Executive Education at Monash Business School may be used as 6 credit points towards a range of award courses at Monash. In particular, our microcredentials may be credited towards Business School programs that include but are not limited to:

Please note that your 6 credit points can only be used towards one degree, once.

There are also Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas to which the microcredential can apply. If you’re not sure if you would receive credit for a microcredential from Executive Education, contact the Executive Education team on

Note: Completing the assessment for the 6 credit points is not a guarantee of entry into an award course. To join a postgraduate course you must also meet Monash University’s entry criteria. There are also maximum credit limits and minimum course entry requirements for every award course, so you’ll need to check with the Program Coordinator to ensure you meet these requirements. The microcredential you earn through Executive Education at Monash Business School may also be recognised by other accredited programs and other institutions, at their discretion. If you wish to gain an additional microcredential for credit by completing another 100-144 hours of learning from a different set of courses, you will be required to complete another assessment. This can be achieved by using the same assessment course but ensuring a distinction between the assessments, or through the creation of a separate assessment course.