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Business, Postgraduate Diploma

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Coffs Harbour, Australia
The Graduate Diploma in Business, Southern Cross University is designed for business owners and professionals wanting to develop business and management skills. It provides them with strong knowledge of modern business and management fundamentals.

Overview

The Graduate Diploma is an alternative pathway to enter the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Business are awarded advanced standing of eight units towards the MBA.

The Graduate Diploma in Business at Southern Cross University includes study in financial analysis and budget control, marketing concepts such as relationship marketing, and consumer behaviour, and market systems and their limitations, including impacts of government policy on business environments.

Students also develop an understanding of organisational behaviour, administrative hierarchy, job design, international business, strategic and project management, communication, leadership and teamwork in the contemporary organisation. 

Career

The Graduate Diploma in Business improves people’s ability to run and manage a business, or helps them move into a management role. Graduates are equipped to undertake mid-level management roles in a broad spectrum of industries.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Global Business
  • Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Leading and Managing People

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

CRICOS

  • Gold Coast - 079661K
  • Melbourne, Perth, Sydney -081762J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3450 AUD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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International fee at Melbourne, Sydney, Perth location- 3,750 AUD

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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