Course summary

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

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

Learn more about this online course.

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

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

Learn more about this online course.

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

Course Learning Outcome

Develop and create professional solutions to specific problem from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a specific issue or theory from a professional area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Develop and create professional solutions to specific problem from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a specific issue or theory from a professional area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Analyse and compare challenging organizational ethical issues within a professional context.

Apply discipline based knowledge and professional skills in situations that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Demonstrate and apply well-developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to professional management situations.

Develop and create professional solutions to specific problem from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a specific issue or theory from a professional area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Prepare and deliver professional discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business or public context.

Prepare and deliver professional and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and explain leadership research and practice in the management of people and self.

Appraise self and team regarding participation and performance.

Demonstrate and apply well-developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to professional management situations.


Course overview

Course code

1008100

Course abbreviation

GradCertBus

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Duration

8 months part-time

Duration

8 months full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Summer Term N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


Course requirements

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

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate in Business students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising 4 core units or 2 core units and 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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