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Business, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

  • The Graduate Certificate is an alternative pathway to enter the Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Business are awarded advanced standing of four units.
Major areas of study:
  • Graduate Certificate students study four core units of the Master of Business Administration. Studies may include global business, entrepreneurship, marketing, corporate governance, project management, finance, managing people, information systems, strategy and case analysis.
Assessment methods:
  • The course incorporates progressive assessment and examinations. Students are assessed in each unit on the basis of written and oral assignments. These may be business reports, case studies, presentations, research studies and/or plans. 
Teaching methods:
  • On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including face-to-face lectures and tutorials. Some units offer online activities, classes, pre-recorded and/or live lectures. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
  • The distance education study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive online pre-recorded and/or live lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis.

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
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    570

    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.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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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Academic Requirements

Applicants for admission to candidature in the Graduate Certificate in Business may be selected where they can demonstrate professional standing approved by the School Board to be equivalent to the requirements of Rule 2, Section 3.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 6 months.
  • National Applies to you

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 6 months.
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