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Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

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Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

What is a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration?

A Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is a foundation in leadership, marketing and business management. With us, you'll learn to make effective decisions in a global context. Develop your business acumen and leadership ability. Apply what you learn in your current workplace or a new venture.
This course is designed to help you develop strong business acumen, which will help you to lead people, teams and businesses and enhance your career prospects. You’ll learn how you can apply your knowledge and skills instantly in your current workplace or a new entrepreneurial venture. The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration comprises four core subjects: Business Environment, Business Communications, Marketing and Financial Management.

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Learning outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of advanced business principles and their practical use.
  • Determine business solutions and systematically evaluate risk.
  • Master industry-standard software to analyse data for informed decision-making.
  • Interpret complex issues and communicate effectively with a broader audience.
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Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
0.5 years full-time, part-time options available
Start date
19 Feb 2024
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 8 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Flexible study options
Customise your course so you can study online, on campus or a combination of both.

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Guaranteed pathway entry
Successful completion will guarantee entry into our Graduate Diploma of Business Administration or Master of Business Administration.   

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Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.
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Career opportunities

You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to critically analyse core business functions, implement strategic processes, manage risk and lead complex teams, preparing you for a management role within almost any organisation.

Potential career paths

  • Project Manager
    Average salary: $107,038 - $164,883
  • Project Developer
    Average salary: $100,198 - $188,500
  • Account Manager
    Average salary: $76,709 - $140,000
  • Policy Officer
    Average salary: $94,994 - $127,193
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I chose Torrens University for its innovative blend of on-campus and virtual learning environments. Since I was working full-time and most of the days flying interstate, Torrens University was the best option for me, and the variety of options for on-campus lectures was just perfect.
Neelam Yadav
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 4 subjects, which includes 3 core subjects and 1 elective subject. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Core
  • Electives

Requirements

These three core subjects must be completed.

Core subjects

  • Business Environment | MGT501 
  • Business Communications | MGT502
  • Marketing | MKT600

Requirements

Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below. Choose one elective:

Elective subjects

  • Financial Management | FIN600
  • Management, People and Teams | MGT600
  • Dynamic Leadership | MGT601
  • Employer Based Project | MGT606
  • Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship | MGT607
  • Business Law and International Contexts | MGT608
  • Managing Information Systems | MGT609
  • Organisational Best Practice | MGT610
  • International Business Strategy | MGT611
  • Risk Management | MGT612
  • Corporate Sustainability | MGT613
  • Technology Strategy | MGT614
  • Global Management | MGT616

Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

When you study with Torrens University Australia, you will benefit from our extensive network of industry partners. You’ll learn from industry professionals, gain invaluable insights and build key industry relationships.
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about business, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of business scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the business industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in any discipline.

OR

Applicants without formal qualifications are eligible to apply if they have seven (7) years of professional, administrative or managerial work experience. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

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Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent.
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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