6 months
35000 AUD/full
24900 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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If the idea of one day developing the knowledge and skills to confidently navigate complex global business environments excites you, then the Graduate Certificate in Business from University of Canberra is the perfect next step from which to launch your international business career.

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This highly flexible course will help you develop exceptional business decision-making skills covering a diverse range of management subjects including business and management, decision making, political and legal frameworks, and the management of people.

This course has been specifically designed to prepare you for a range of business management positions in both the government and private sectors by teaching you the business skills to be able to adapt seamlessly to any business environment.

Make it your business to know all things business from the ground up with a respected qualification from UC.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business from University of Canberra and you will:

  • critically evaluate a range of core and contemporary concepts and theories of organisations and their management
  • analyse and synthesise information and be able to critique and effectively communicate in a business and management context
  • apply concepts, theories, and experience to business problems and propose sustainable solutions demonstrating initiative, creativity and social responsibility
  • gain insight into the management of people and leadership development
  • learn to communicate professionally and proficiently to a wide demographic
  • gain high level industry contacts and networking opportunities
  • have the experience and skills to confidently advance into a variety of career paths, including senior management positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Behaviour in Organisations
  • Institutions of Law and Government
  • Business and Management in Context 
  • Business Decision Making 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • certified copies of all relevant academic transcripts and award certificates from all your complete or incomplete study
  • evidence of your English proficiency level (if applicable)
  • evidence of your work experience in the form of a current resume and statements of employment which should be an official document from your employer outlining your job title, responsibilities and duration of employment (if applicable)
  • subject or unit outlines from your previous study (if you are seeking credit or advanced standing into your UC course)
CRICOS Code: 085113K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    24900 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24900 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


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