Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
Course summary for current students
|Year||2018 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Business Administration|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||020031E|
|Deakin course code||M501|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.|
Looking to start studying in 2017? View our Graduate Certificate of Business Administration and apply to start this year.
* Full time study is not available in Trimester 3
- Course overview
- Indicative student workload
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
Improve your business skills, perform your current job more effectively and expand you career options.
The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration covers topics relating to organisational management, teaches you how to be a more effective business leader and expands your career options.
On successful completion of this course, students may enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (MBA), and combined MBA courses.
Indicative student workload
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
|Graduate Learning Outcome||Course Learning Outcome|
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities||Interpret fundamental and complex organisational issues by applying business theories and concepts to existing professional knowledge and experience.|
|Communication||Demonstrate advanced skills in communicating to a range of business audiences.|
|Digital literacy||Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.|
|Critical thinking||Critically analyse complex business ideas and theories.|
|Problem solving||Apply problem solving skills to analyse, develop and recommend solutions for complex business issues.|
|Self-management||Work and learn independently and take responsibility for personal actions.|
|Teamwork||Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.|
|Global citizenship||Demonstrate understanding of global business issues.|
To complete the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration, students must attain a total of 4 credit points, consisting of 3 credit points of core units and 1 credit point of elective units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.
|MBA710||Business Process Management ^|
|MBR711/MBA711||Accounting and Analysis for Managers *|
|MBA712||Economics for Managers|
^ Includes Start Anytime unit offering
# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit
* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit
Students may select any 1 credit point postgraduate unit.