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

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.

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 PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicable$32,000$36,000

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.

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.

Course structure

Core units

MPR751/MPA751Financial Reporting and Analysis *

MPR721/MPM721Organisational Behaviour *

MPT732/MPK732Marketing Management ^

Elective units
Plus one unit from:

MAA703Accounting for Management

MLC771Law for Managers

MPT781/MPE781Economics for Managers ^

MPT753/MPF753Finance ^

MPM701Business Process Management

MPR722/MPM722Human Resource Management *

MPT735/MPM735International Business Management ^

MIS771Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation

^ MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit