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Graduate Diploma of Business Administration - CC52

The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration provides you with opportunities to study a broad range of topics relating to aspects of management and business administration. You will develop key competencies crucial for successful business leadership and the management of people and apply these in an emotionally intelligent way. You will also develop knowledge and capabilities related to key business functions of strategy, finance, marketing, organisational and industry structure, operations and business analytics and the legal issues that affect managers, leaders and organisations.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online, On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

8/48

DURATION

1 years full-time, 2 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Melbourne, Online

CRICOS

084205C

This course provides you with opportunities to study a broad range of topics relating to aspects of management and business administration. You will develop key competencies crucial for successful business leadership and the management of people and apply these in an emotionally intelligent way. You will also develop knowledge and capabilities related to key business functions of strategy, economics, marketing, organisational and industry structure, operations and business analytics and the legal issues that affect managers, leaders and organisations. The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration allows articulation into the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Core Units 8 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete a total of eight core units.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2021Melbourne
Term 2 - 2021Melbourne

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 2 - 2021Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
No information available at this time.
An optional residential school for the commencement unit MGMT20129 Managing People, Organisations and Context and may be offered at one of CQUniversity's metropolitan campuses.
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold one of the following:

  • A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or higher Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent qualification with three years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) relevant* business experience; or
  • A completed Australian Diploma qualification, or higher Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent qualification with three years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) relevant* business experience; or
  • A minimum of five years relevant* business experience.

*Relevant business experience includes a working knowledge of how a business operates, for example, budgeting, staffing, project management, financial reporting, process management.

Professional experience must be shown in a letter of employment which is presented on a company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain position title, duties performed and length of service. Applicants being admitted solely on the basis of relevant business experience may be referred to the Head of Course to confirm employment experience meets the course requirements.

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent), or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full-time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English Proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 for Reading and Writing and 6.0 for Speaking and Listening; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security Requirements

Nil

Health Requirements

Nil

Assumed Knowledge

Nil

This course prepares you to target employment in the areas of business consultation, or middle to high-level business management.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

Tertiary Admission Centre codes are not applicable for this course.

If you want to learn how business works, and like to strategise and manage, a course in business may be for you. There are no limitations to where a business qualification can take you. Choose from a broad spectrum of fields, and develop highly desired, transferable skills such as team work and communication.

BROAD COURSE OPTIONS
CQUniversity’s suite of postgraduate management and MBA degrees provides you with the versatility to study a course that is aligned to your learning needs.

If you are a business professional seeking a qualification to support your experience or you are seeking career advancement, then one of our study options will be a strong fit with your management and leadership aspirations.

Our postgraduate management and Master of Business Administration courses are designed to maximise your management and leadership potential, choose from:


FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
Benefit from the flexibility to study in a way that suits you with on-campus and online options available. Our Graduate Diploma of Business Administration is available to study on campus in Melbourne or online giving you the flexibility to study in a way that suits you.

If you are an online student, you will benefit from the latest in learning technology that keeps you connected and supported throughout your studies.

GRADUATE WORK READY
At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work-ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

LIFE-LONG LEARNING
You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

QUALITY EDUCATION, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, being internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation and our status as Australia's largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work-integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation's best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation's most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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CQUni is recognised among the best universities in the world with courses designed to meet industry needs.

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