Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code020031E
Deakin course codeM501

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Improve your business skills, perform your current job more effectively and expand you career options.

The Graduate Diploma 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.


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.

Approved by Faculty Board October 2014.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), domestic fee paying undergraduate and all domestic and International students who commenced in 2015 or before

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. The cost of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search under the 'Unit based calculation'.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) indicative annual course fee shown in the table below is provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking full-time study within the specified discipline. The actual fees charged by Deakin University, will depend on the individual unit discipline and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines.

2016 commencing International and domestic full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicable$16,000$18,000

The rates shown are based on 0.5 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or four credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 0.5 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiply the course price by the EFTSL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price. The EFTSL of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search.

Course rules

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.

Course structure

Core units

MPR751/MPA751Financial Reporting and Analysis *

MPR721/MPM721People Management *

MPT732/MPK732Marketing Management ^

 

^ MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

Elective units

Students may select any 1 credit point postgraduate unit.