Course summary

If you are interested in a career in business, the Undergraduate Certificate in Business is an excellent place to start.

This short course is a pathway to further study at Southern Cross University with career opportunities in a wide range of business and tourism professions. It combines core academic units with elective business units.

Graduates of this course will be eligible for entry and four units of credit towards the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise.

If you are interested in a career in business, the Undergraduate Certificate in Business is an excellent place to start.

This short course is a pathway to further study at Southern Cross University with career opportunities in a wide range of business and tourism professions. It combines core academic units with elective business units.

Graduates of this course will be eligible for entry and four units of credit towards the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise.

Core units:

  • Language and Learning in your Discipline
  • Quantitative Methods with Economics.

Elective Units (Choose two from the following):

  • Starting a Business
  • The Interconnected World
  • Solving Wicked Problems
  • Business Practice and Impact.

Course Learning Outcome

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demonstrate an understanding of foundational concepts that are essential for successful university study in Business

apply independent learning and self-management strategies to university studies.

identify and use different forms of communication relevant to Business

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Course overview

Course code

2004300

Course abbreviation

CertBus

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 3 N/A N/A
Online Term 3 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Online Term 3 N/A N/A

Course requirements

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

Entry Award

To be eligible to receive the Undergraduate Certificate in Business, students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:

  • 2 core units (24 credit points)
  • 2 elective units (24 credit points)
Exit Pathway
Students admitted to the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise or the Bachelor of Business may be eligible to exit with the Undergraduate Certificate in Business after completing 4 approved units (48 credit points), as listed in the Schedule of Units, from the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise or Bachelor of Business.

Schedule of units

Title Note

Core

EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1003 - Quantitative Methods with Economics

Option Units

Choose two units from the following:
BUSN1004 - Starting a Business
BUSN1007 - The Interconnected World
BUSN1006 - Solving Wicked Problems
BUSN1008 - Business Practice and Impact

Title Note
To be eligible to exit from the Bachelor of Business or the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise with the Undergraduate Certificate in Business, complete 4 approved core units, including at least 1 unit from the following option units:
BUSN1006 - Solving Wicked Problems
BUSN1007 - The Interconnected World
BUSN1008 - Business Practice and Impact
COMM1001 - Communication in Organisations
MRKT1001 - Marketing Principles

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

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Note

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1003 - Quantitative Methods with Economics
Option Unit
Option Unit