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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

 

Business Course Area Overview

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location
City campus

Min. duration
0.5 years full time or
1 year part time

course codes
UTS: C11008v7
CRICOS: 018156K

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides foundation skills used in the general management of a business enterprise for non-graduates who have extensive business experience.

Course aims

General management skills are developed to provide expertise in strategic thinking, critical analysis, developing and implementing business plans, decision-making under uncertainty, understanding organisational dynamics, effective communication and promoting change.

Course fees

For relevant fee information, are you a Local student or International student

In most cases, UTS offers domestic students entry to postgraduate courses on a fee paying basis.

Tuition fees are charged:

  • based on the particular course in which you are enrolled
  • based on the number of credit points in which you are enrolled
  • at the rates set for the current year and revised annually

Fees for future year(s) published in the online calculator, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only.  UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

Tuition fees can be found in the online calculator.

A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Find out whether there are CSPs available in this course by visiting our postgraduate fees page.

In addition to tuition fees, students are required to pay a Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). The purchase of textbooks and other course materials may also result in additional costs.

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Tuition fees for international students vary between courses and range from A$20,610 to A$50,140 per year.

Tuition fees for international postgraduate coursework students can be found using fees search.

Tuition fees must be paid in advance each session and are subject to annual increase. Fees for future year(s) published in fees search, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only. UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

 

For this course, the cost per credit point for 2017 is $698. The total credit points are 24.

All international students should familiarise themselves with the following documents:

In addition to tuition fees, students may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). Textbooks and other course materials will also result in additional costs.

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For further information on costs related to your study at UTS, visit the international students' fees information page.

Careers

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
23706 Economics for Management6
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions6
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship6
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice6
Total24

Course structure explained

The course comprises four of the core MBA subjects, totalling 24 credit points.

Additional information

Course duration

The course may be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course.

If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (C06009), and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) (C04018). Students who complete the graduate certificate at credit level or above may apply directly for admission into the MBA program.

Scholarships, prizes and awards

Scholarships

Prizes and awards

UTS: Handbook

See the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration in the UTS: Handbook for comprehensive course details.
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