Course summary

The Graduate Diploma in Business is designed for business owners and professionals wanting to develop business and management skills. It provides them with strong knowledge of modern business and management fundamentals.

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

The Graduate Diploma in Business is designed for business owners and professionals wanting to develop business and management skills. It provides them with strong knowledge of modern business and management fundamentals.

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

The Graduate Diploma in Business includes study in budget control, risk and return, as well as marketing concepts such as relationship marketing, consumer behaviour and new product development. Students develop an understanding of organisational behaviour, administrative hierarchy, job design, international business, strategic and project management, leadership and teamwork in the contemporary organisation. They also study market systems and their limitations, including impacts of government policy on business environments.

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

1107295

Course abbreviation

GradDipBus

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Session 1 N/A N/A
Melbourne Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $21,360 ($2,670 per unit) 079661K
Melbourne Session 1 $21,904 ($2,738 per unit) 081762J
Sydney Session 1 $23,040 ($2,880 per unit) 081762J

Course requirements

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

  1. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Diploma in Business a candidate shall successfully complete all eight (8) units from Part A and B of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.
  2. To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Business a candidate shall successfully complete all units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules or at least two (2) of these units and up to two (2) substitute units as approved by the Course Coordinator.