Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
Course summary for current students
|Year||2016 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|
The course covers a range of topics relating to aspects of organisational management and the development of core capabilities crucial to business leadership.
The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration allows articulation into the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and combined MBA courses.
It can help you to improve your business skills, perform your current job more effectively and expand you career options.
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), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.
2016 commencing International and 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 Paying||International Fee Paying|
The rates shown are based on 0.5 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 4 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 multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.
* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.
To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Certificate students must complete 4 credit points which includes three core units worth 1 credit point each and one elective unit worth 1 credit point.
|MPR751/MPA751||Financial Reporting and Analysis *|
|MPR721/MPM721||People Management *|
|MPT732/MPK732||Marketing Management ^|
Plus one unit from:
|MAA703||Accounting for Management|
|MLC771||Law for Managers|
|MPT781/MPE781||Economics for Managers ^|
|MPM701||Business Process Management|
|MPR722/MPM722||Human Resource Management *|
|MPT735/MPM735||International Business Management ^|
|MIS771||Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation|
^ MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit
* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit