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Postgraduate Coursework

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

2019

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
CDU Sydney
1GD526
CDU Waterfront Darwin
1GD525
Online
1GD525
Location
Cricos Codes
CDU Melbourne
096355A
CDU Sydney
096358J
CDU Waterfront Darwin
080424B
Course Duration
Full-time
1 year/s
Part-time
2 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester
International
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

CDU Melbourne: This course is not available to domestic students at CDU Melbourne.

Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

TBAD01

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

This course builds and develops your knowledge, skills and understanding of strategic management.

Career opportunities

By completing this course, you may gain career opportunities in industries that offer middle to upper management-level positions in private companies and government.

Credit transfers & 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

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Tuition Fee and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

International full fees

See the Office of International Services for details on International Course Fees: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.
 

International applications

English Language Requirements for International Students

For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.

How to Apply

International applicants apply directly to CDU and should refer to the information provided for International future students Apply.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • 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)

Course structure

The course consists of 8 core units totalling 80cp focused on the skills required to strategically manage at middle and upper levels of management.

2019 HE unit offerings will be published on 1 October 2018.

2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.


Students enrolled in the GDBA14 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration should transfer to the new TBAD01 Graduate Diploma of Business Administration from 2018.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core Units
(8 units)
80cp Compulsory Core units totalling 80 credit points as detailed below.

ACT507 Accounting for Managers
BRE810 Business Research
BUS501 Decision Making
COM501 Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
ECO504 Business Economics (replaces ECO501 from 2019)
MAN506 Organisational Behaviour
MAN508 Organisational Strategy and Leadership
MAN509 Contemporary Management Issues
 

  80cp Total Credit Points

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

COURSE CHANGES - 2019

ECO501 has been replaced by ECO504 and is equivalent. Students who have completed ECO501 should not complete ECO504.

Course Changes and Transition Arrangements - 2018

Students enrolled in the GDBA14 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration should transfer to the new TBAD01 Graduate Diploma of Business Administration from 2018.

Students who do not transfer to the new GDBA14 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration should note the following:

LAW512 Commercial and Corporate Law for Managers will be discontinued as of Semester 1 2019. Any students wanting to complete this unit must do so before this time.
ECO502 has been replaced by BUS501. Students who have completed ECO502 should not complete BUS501.
MKT502 has been replaced by MKT503. Students who have completed MKT502 should not complete MKT503.
MAN504 has been replaced by HRM503. Students who have completed MAN504 should not complete HRM503.
MAN505 has been replaced by BUS502 but is not equivalent. Students who have completed MAN505 should not complete BUS502.

Study plan

2019 HE unit offerings will be published on 1 October 2018.

2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.


Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
BUS501 Decision Making CO ACT507 Accounting for Managers CO
MAN508 Organisational Strategy and Leadership CO COM501 Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution CO
MAN509 Contemporary Management Issues CO MAN506 Organisational Behaviour CO
ECO504 Business Economics (replaces ECO501 from 2019) CO BRE810 Business Research CO

 

Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

 

Legend: CO = Core Unit

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ACT507 Accounting for Managers CO
    COM501 Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution CO
    MAN506 Organisational Behaviour CO
    ECO504 Business Economics (replaces ECO501 from 2019) CO
Year 2
BUS501 Decision Making CO    
MAN508 Organisational Strategy and Leadership CO    
MAN509 Contemporary Management Issues CO    
BRE810 Business Research CO    

 

Students commencing in Summer Semester

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in summer semester and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit

 

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1
        COM501 Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution CO
        MAN506 Organisational Behaviour CO
        MAN508 Organisational Strategy and Leadership CO
        MAN509 Contemporary Management Issues CO
Year 2
ECO504 Business Economics (replaces ECO501 from 2019) CO        
ACT507 Accounting for Managers CO        
BUS501 Decision Making CO        
BRE810 Business Research CO        

 

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