Course summary

There's nothing better for business than a satisfied customer. In this course, we'll enhance your business qualifications, prepare you for your own business career, and provide the skills to keep your customers happy.

This six-month program develops your knowledge in foundational subjects such as marketing, economics and organisational behaviour.

The Graduate Certificate in Business also opens the door to postgraduate study, including the Master of Business Administration. 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.

There's nothing better for business than a satisfied customer. In this course, we'll enhance your business qualifications, prepare you for your own business career, and provide the skills to keep your customers happy.

This six-month program develops your knowledge in foundational subjects such as marketing, economics and organisational behaviour.

The Graduate Certificate in Business also opens the door to postgraduate study, including the Master of Business Administration. 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.

You will study four core units of the Master of Business Administration covering foundation business subjects in accounting, economics, communication and organisational behaviour.

Course Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a basic level of critical thinking, independent judgement and the ability to reflect on self and others in a business environment.

Identify and examine innovative solutions to business problems.

Develop a coherent understanding of complex ethical and socially responsible business practices.

Develop a comprehensive understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.

Develop systematic problem solving skills.

Practice well-developed communication and collaboration skills.

Develop a proficient understanding of culturally appropriate business practices.


Course overview

Course code

1007294

Course abbreviation

GradCertBus

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Duration

0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time

Duration

0.5 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Term 1 $15,200 ($3,800 per unit) 082684K
Online Term 1 N/A N/A

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.


Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

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