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Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

Course summary for current students

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

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.

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Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

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.

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Course structure

Core units

MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

MPR721/MPM721 Organisational Behaviour  *

MPT732/MPK732 Marketing Management  ^


Elective units
Plus one unit from:

MAA703 Accounting for Management  

MLC771 Law for Managers  

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  ^

MPT753/MPF753 Finance  ^

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


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