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Graduate Diploma in Business - MGG101

Course Code: MGG101
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 880204
CRICOS Code: 098429E
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

become a business leader of any business.

Take your leadership skills and experience to the next level and discover how to manage more effectively across a wide range of complex, global and ever-changing business environments with UC’s Graduate Diploma in Business.
Highly flexible and engaging, this course explores a variety of business disciplines including accounting and finance, marketing, management, human resources, economics, and international business.
This course will help you develop your strategic problem-solving skills and show you how to use creativity, critical analysis, research and theory to solve real world business problems in a logical and comprehensive way.
This course offers mainstream, evening and weekend study options designed specifically to enable both full or part time study to enable you to manage your existing professional commitments.

Study a Graduate Diploma 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
  • analyse and blend contemporary theory and practice relating to the external context in which organisations operate
  • 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 work in a variety of 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 Diploma in Business a highly flexible qualification that will equip you to undertake mid to high level management roles across a wide range of industries and jobs including potentially working as a:
  • general manager
  • business owner
  • case manager
  • advertising account manager
  • analyst
  • management consultant
  • entrepreneur
  • administrator
  • office manager
  • fundraiser
  • council representative
  • business administration manager
  • project manager
  • program manager
  • program administrator
  • business development manager
 
 

Enquiries

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

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent 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

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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 Diploma in Business GradDip Bus

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Certificate in Business

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

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

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. 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: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas;
Analyse and synthesise contemporary theory and practice relating to the external context in which organisations operate; 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: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas;
Analyse and apply a range of contemporary entrepreneurial and enterprise skills and approaches to business innovation and organisational change. 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; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas;

Course Duration

Standard 1 year full time or equivalent. Maximum 2 years.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Alternative Exit: Graduate Certificate in Business

Government Support

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

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Enrolment Numbers

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