Course summary

The Graduate Certificate in Business from Southern Cross University provides an introduction to advanced study in business operations and modern management.

The Graduate Certificate in Business is an alternative entry pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Business are awarded advanced standing of four units.

The Graduate Certificate in Business is also available via an online delivery mode, offering up to six intakes a year.

Students study four core units of the Master of Business Administration covering foundation business subjects in accounting, economics, communication and organisational behaviour as part of the Graduate Certificate in Business.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

To be entered by school

Creativity

To be entered by school

Ethical practice

To be entered by school

Knowledge of a discipline

To be entered by school

Lifelong learning

To be entered by school

Communication and social skills

To be entered by school

Cultural competence

To be entered by school


Course overview

Course code

1007294

Course abbreviation

GradCertBus

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Domestic duration

0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time

International duration

0.5 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 1 $13,200 ($3,300 per unit) 082684K

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Business a candidate shall successfully complete all units from Part A or at least two (2) of these units and up to two (2) substitute units as approved by the Course Coordinator.


Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
ECO82001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis Intermediate
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory
MNG81001 - Management Communication Introductory