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Key details

Duration

0.5 year/s full-time
1 year/s part-time

Intake

This course is only available as an Alternative Exit

Locations

Not available to international students.

Credit points required

40

Course code

UBUA01

Overview

This Graduate Certificate is an exit only qualification, and is available to students who discontinue their study in the Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice) or the Graduate Diploma of Business, after successfully completing four or more units as prescribed in the course structure.

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

Fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2022: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2023: Information about fees and charges will be published no later than 1 December 2022.

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Why study at CDU?

Study a postgraduate course at Charles Darwin University to upskill at work, fast-track your career, increase your job prospects or explore a new interest. We offer flexible study options so you don't have to put your life on hold while you learn.

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  • Top 100 university globally for quality education
  • Our graduates enjoy higher than average employment rates and starting salaries

What will I study?

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below.

Course structure


Unit typeCredit PointsSpecific requirements

Specialist Electives
(4 units)

 

 

 

 

 

 

40cp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist Elective units totalling 40 credit points selected from the core and specialist elective unit choices in one of the courses below:

MBAE Master of Business Administration
MBA14 Master of Business Administration
SBAD01 Master of Business Administration

MBAPP Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice)
MBAP14 Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice)
SBAPP1 Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice)

GDBAE Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
GDBA14 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
TBAD01 Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
 

 40cpTotal Credit Points

Students who have commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Graduate Certificate AQF Level 8 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

Study plan

Recommended Study Plans are not applicable to this course.

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

This course is not available for entry however is available as an alternative exit award from the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice) and the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.

IELTS Academic ModuleA minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)A minimum overall score of 176, with no skill below 169.
Common European Framework Certificate of English ProficiencyA minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic moduleA minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50.
TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT)A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.

* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.

Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: international@cdu.edu.au.

 

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Course details

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course. Students must read and understand the requirements for this course.

Australian qualification framework

This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Additional information

Can offers be deferred?
No
Award
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
Faculty/College
Asia Pacific College of Business and Law
Sector
HE
Area of study
Business

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email:student.central@cdu.edu.auPhone:(08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

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How to apply

There are many ways to apply to CDU. The method you use depends on your course type, where you live and whether you are a new or returning student to CDU.

Remember to apply early for your best chance at securing an offer to study with us.

Domestic applications

Availability

This course is not available for entry however is available as an alternative exit award from the Master of Business Administration. Applicants interested in this course are encouraged to apply for the Master of Business Administration SBAD01, the Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice) SBAPP1 or the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration TBAD01.

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