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Graduate Certificate in Business

Graduate Certificate

Course snapshot

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  • Course abbreviation

    GradCertBus

  • Course code

    1007294

  • Credit points

    48

  • Equivalent units

    4

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

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.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

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

Develop systematic problem-solving skills.

GA2: Creativity

Identify and examine innovative solutions to business problems.

GA3: Ethical practice

Demonstrate a coherent understanding of complex ethical and socially responsible business practices, along with a proficient understanding of culturally appropriate business practices.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate a coherent understanding of selected subjects to establish a foundation for advanced level learning.

GA5: Lifelong learning

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

GA6: Communication and social skills

Practice well-developed communication skills.

GA7: Cultural competence

Demonstrate a coherent understanding of complex ethical and socially responsible business practices, along with a proficient understanding of culturally appropriate business practices.

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

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 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

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.

Entry requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

Language requirements

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.

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

COMM5001 Advanced Communication
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
STAT5001 Business Analytics
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Melbourne
Term1,3
Term1,3
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Perth
Term1,3
Term1,3
Sydney
Term1,3
Term1,3
Anti-requisites ECON5001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis
MGMT5002 Organisational Behaviour
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne N/A
Term2,4
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Perth N/A
Term2,4
Sydney N/A
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MGMT5003 - Organisational Behaviour (Online)
ACCT5002 Accounting for Managers
Summer Term
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Melbourne N/A
Term2,4
Online
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Perth N/A
Term2,4
Sydney N/A
Term2,4

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
COMM5001 Advanced Communication
STAT5001 Business Analytics
MGMT5002 Organisational Behaviour
ACCT5002 Accounting for Managers