• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

You will develop the creative, analytical and interpersonal capabilities crucial for successful business leadership. The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration at CQUniversity Australia allows articulation into the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Master of Management for Engineers (MMgtEng) depending on your previous work experience and study. 

Why study at CQUniversity?

If you want to learn how business works, and like to strategise and manage, a program or course in business may be for you. There are no limitations to where a business qualification can take you. Choose from a broad spectrum of fields, and develop highly desired, transferable skills such as team work and communication.

Wide Choice of study areas

Select from arts, accounting, business, hospitality, human resource management, information systems,management, marketing, professional communication, property, public relations, retail, supply chain management, tourism, warehousing and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

Flexibility

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective courses to individually tailor your learning to suit you.

Graduate work ready

At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

Life-long learning

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Postgraduate and research

CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research programs.

Career opportunities

Completing the CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will provide you with opportunities to study contemporary management practices. Upon successful completion of the program you may consider targeting employment in the areas of business consultation, or middle to high level business management.

Programme Structure

You are required to complete two units from the following:

» Effective Business Communications

» Critical Thinking and Managerial Decision-Making

» Business Ethics and Sustainability

» Management and Business Context.

Plus two units from the following:

» People and Organisations

» Economics for Managers

» Managerial Finance

» Accounting for Management Decision Making

» Operations Management

» Marketing Management and Digital Communications

» Organisational Change Management

» Organisational Governance and Leadership.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution. Other entry pathways such as relevant work experience and/or a combination of qualifications may also be considered.

CRICOS: 084199G

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13920 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13920 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.