Graduate Certificate of Commerce

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Commerce
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code059821J
Deakin course codeM516

Course sub-headings

Course overview

This course is designed for students who have not completed an undergraduate degree and who wish to articulate into the Master of Commerce.


Course Learning Outcomes

Graduate Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes

Discipline Specific knowledge and capabilities

Develop and synthesise a brief base of critical commerce knowledge and apply this in contemporary business contexts.

Communication

Demonstrate business communication techniques to convey complex commerce concepts and proposals.

Digital Literacy

Apply appropriate digital technologies to find, use, manage and disseminate complex commerce knowledge and ideas.

Critical thinking

Critically analyse a range of complex business related information to make informed business decisions and to provide informed recommendations and courses of action.

Problem Solving

Conceptualise, construct and recommend solutions to real world and ill-defined problems faced by decision-makers in a business environment.

Self-management

Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.

Teamwork

Work with and learn with others from different disciplines and backgrounds.

Global Citizenship

Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.

Approved by Faculty Board October 2014

Fees and charges

This section is for:

  • all Commonwealth Supported Place students or
  • domestic fee-paying undergraduate students or
  • 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.


  This section is for:

  • all International students who commenced in 2016 or after or
  • all postgraduate domestic student who commenced in 2016 or after.

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$13,000$16,500

The rates shown are based on four credit points (which equals 0.5 Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL). If your study load for the year is less than or more than four credit points, your fees will be adjusted accordingly. The credit point and EFTSL value of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search. To calculate the fee for each unit, take the applicable course fee above, divide it by four, then multiply it by the credit point of the unit you are studying.

Course rules

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Commerce, 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

MPA701Accounting

MPM701/MPM701ABusiness Process Management ^

MPM731Business Communication for Managers

^MPM701A is a Start Anytime unit.

Elective units

Select one unit from:

MAA763Governance and Fraud

MIS770Analytical Skills Foundations

MMH733Ethics for Managers

MPT753/MPF753Finance ^

MPK704Sustainable Environmental Marketing

MPM732Critical Thinking for Managers

MPT781/MPE781Economics for Managers ^

^MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit. These tour units are not available from trimester 2 2016.


Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for prior learning into the Graduate Certificate of Commerce may be granted to students who have successfully completed appropriate postgraduate studies. There are negotiated credit for prior learning arrangements in place for CPA members.