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Graduate Certificate in Business - 299JA

Course Code: 299JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 880202
CRICOS Code: 085113K
Selection Rank: PG
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Make it your business to know what’s going on

If the idea of one day developing the knowledge and skills to confidently navigate complex global business environments excites you, then UC’s Graduate Certificate in Business is the perfect next step from which to launch your international business career.
This highly flexible course will help you develop exceptional business decision-making skills covering a diverse range of management subjects including business and management, decision making, political and legal frameworks, and the management of people.
This course has been specifically designed to prepare you for a range of business management positions in both the government and private sectors by teaching you the business skills to be able to adapt seamlessly to any business environment.
Make it your business to know all things business from the ground up with a respected qualification from UC.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business at UC and you will:

 
  • critically evaluate a range of core and contemporary concepts and theories of organisations and their management
  • analyse and synthesise information and be able to critique and effectively communicate in a business and management context
  • apply concepts, theories, and experience to business problems and propose sustainable solutions demonstrating initiative, creativity and social responsibility
  • gain insight into the management of people and leadership development
  • learn to communicate professionally and proficiently to a wide demographic
  • gain high level industry contacts and networking opportunities
  • have the experience and skills to confidently advance into a variety of career paths, including senior management positions.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

WIL is an integral part of the UC journey and you are encouraged to actively attend and participate in relevant placements, workshops, conferences and events where you will have the opportunity to engage with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
This approach gives you an invaluable opportunity to meet and build strong networking relationships with industry professionals and greatly improves your employability after graduation.

Career opportunities

A UC Graduate Certificate in Business is a highly flexible qualification that adds value to a comprehensive range of executive positions all over the world such as:
  • general manager
  • business owner
  • CEO
  • analyst
  • management consultant
  • entrepreneur
  • arts administrator
  • council representative
  • business administration manager
  • project manager
  • program manager

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor degree or equivalent in a non-business field, as approved by the University.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2023 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Graduate Certificate in Business GradCert Bus

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020

$24,900

$35,000

2021

$25,400

$35,000

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. Graduate Certificate courses are typically 0.5 years in duration, so the total course fee will be half the above for such courses.The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Critically evaluate a range of core and contemporary concepts and theories of organisations and their management; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development;
Analyse and synthesise information and be able to critique and effectively communicate in a business and management context; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development;
Apply concepts, theories and experience to business problems and propose sustainable solutions demonstrating initiative, creativity and social responsibility. UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas;

Course Duration

Standard one semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum of six semesters

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2020 NO NO

Offerings

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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