4 months
18850 AUD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in Business from The University of Western Australia offers experienced professionals without a first degree the opportunity to complete a postgraduate qualification and enhance their management skills.

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Take the next step in your management career with the Graduate Certificate in Business —a complete stand-alone degree, or your pathway to an MBA.

The Graduate Certificate in Business will equip you with knowledge in the principal areas of business. The course consists of four units, covering topics in accounting, economic management, marketing, and organisational behaviour.

Classes are offered on a full-time or part-time basis, and provide a nurtured introduction to university studies for students without a first degree. 

Career Pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Business is designed to equip experienced professionals with the knowledge and skills to take the next step in their management careers. Graduates are employed in senior positions across a wide range of industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting
  • Economic Management and Strategy
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Marketing Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


24 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.
550 (required)

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.
82 (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


  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and at least three years of relevant, documented professional experience; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent

Tuition Fee

  • National

    18850 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18850 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 4 months.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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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