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Postgraduate Coursework

Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

2022

Not available to international students.
Overview
Course duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
This course is only available as an Alternative Exit
International on campus
No
International online
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

UBUA01

Award
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
Faculty/College
Asia Pacific College of Business and Law
Sector
HE
Area of study
Business, Accounting and Services Industries

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 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

  • Australian qualification framework

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

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.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

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 Module A 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 Proficiency A 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 module A 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.

 

Course structure


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

Unit type Credit Points Specific 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
 

  40cp Total 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.

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2021: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2022: Fees and charges for 2022 will be published no later than 1 December 2021.

Domestic students - postgraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW

 

UAC

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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