• Application Deadline
  • 4 months


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.


UWA Business School has been awarded EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation for excellence in business and economics education. This is the leading business school accreditation in Europe and is highly valued by employers. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 4 months
    • Duration description
      4-8 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

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.


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