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Graduate Certificate in Business and Technology

 
Note:

This course is only offered to local students.

This course is not offered to international students.

location
City campus

Min. duration
2 years part time

course codes
UTS: C11138v7
UAC: 940614

This course introduces students, with appropriate work experience in a field of technology, to business leadership frames of reference and knowledge. The three core subjects establish a foundation for further studies into the field of business leadership, while the elective allows students the opportunity to select an area of study in which they seek to enhance specialist knowledge.

This course sets students on a program of study that enables them to progress from technological roles to business leadership roles. With their technology background, they are well placed to develop into business leaders who understand the strategic value of technology, and who can lead their organisation through the complex challenges of technical and other forms of innovation.

Course aims

The course provides students with an understanding of the basics of business leadership upon which they can build more sophisticated leadership capabilities through further study and career experience.

Typical study program

A typical program is shown below. Note that subjects are only offered once each year. 32553 and 42016 are offered in Autumn session, and 32005 and the elective are offered in Spring session each year.

Autumn sessionCredit pointsSubject code
32553 Leadership and People Management632553
42016 Strategic Finance642016
Spring sessionCredit pointsSubject code
32005 Strategic Leadership for Innovation632005
Select 6 credit points of electives:6

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$19,840 to A$34,080 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 $755. 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

Students enrolled in this course are advised to articulate into Master of Business and Technology (C04161) once they have successfully completed their study. This results in them having access to a broad array of business leadership roles across many technology-related industries and organisations.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
32553 Leadership and People Management6
CBK90083 Electives6
32005 Strategic Leadership for Innovation6
42016 Strategic Finance6
Total24

Course structure explained

This course totals 24 credit points, comprising three core subjects and one elective.

Additional information

Course duration

The course duration is two years 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 must have at least five years' work experience, some of which should be as a manager or team leader.

The English proficiency requirement for 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.

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.

Credit recognition

Students who have previously undertaken university postgraduate study may be eligible for some credit recognition of core subjects if the subjects previously completed are deemed by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology to be equivalent to current offerings and to have been recently completed. The prior study must have been completed no earlier than three years prior to the commencement of this course.

Subject substitution and recognition of prior learning are subject to faculty approval.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program of study comprising the Graduate Certificate in Business and Technology, the Graduate Diploma in Business and Technology (C06060) and the Master of Business and Technology (C04161).

Students articulating from the graduate certificate are typically eligible for advanced standing of 24 credit points.

Professional recognition

UTS will be seeking continuing accreditation of its information technology courses, including the new Master of Information Technology, from the Australian Computer Society.

UTS: Handbook

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