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Undergraduate Certificate in Business

Certificate

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    CertBus

  • Course code

    2004300

  • Credit points

    48


Overview

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.

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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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.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 3 N/A N/A
Online Term 3 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

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.

Course structure

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. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

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

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
Session1,2,3
Term1,3,5
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Session1,2,3
Term1,3,5
Term5
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Session1
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
MATH1003 Quantitative Methods with Economics
Session1,2
Term1,3
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session2
Session2
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session2
Session2
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session2
Session2
Online
Session1,2
Term1,3
Session1
Term1,3
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Session1
Term3
Perth N/A
Term1,3
Sydney N/A
Term1,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session2
Session2
Anti-requisites Cannot be taken if already completed or enrolled in MATH1001 - Foundation Mathematics
Option Unit
Option Unit

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

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

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
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