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Degree summary

If you’ve progressed your career to a managerial level without a bachelor degree, our accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will offer formal recognition of your success to date. Best of all, you can use it as a direct pathway into our accelerated online Master of Business Administration (MBA) to expand your management thinking. Plus, with six intakes a year, you can virtually start whenever you’re ready.


The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration online consists of four courses from the MBA. These have been chosen to be a great foundation for the next step in your career in business, or study. You’ll benefit from peer learning, group collaboration and will be supported by the latest audio and visual interactive learning tools. Plus, there are no exams, so you’ll be graded on practical assignments that you can apply in your current or future roles.


Each online business course runs for six weeks, allowing you to focus on one course at a time and still graduate in eight months.

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Program fees:

$4,625 per course (based on 2021 fees)
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Program duration:

8 months
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Teaching periods:

Jan / Mar / May / Jul / Sep / Nov

Degree curriculum

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration teaches the fundamental skills required for management roles. Whether you’re just starting to look for advancement opportunities or you’re seeking formal acknowledgment of your experience to qualify for top-level positions, this qualification caters to various stages of students’ careers. 

The four courses you’ll need to complete your accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration are:

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Career outcomes

The accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration functions as a springboard into the online Master of Business Administration. For a seamless transition into the MBA, you’ll need to achieve a minimum GPA of 4.5.

Completing the graduate certificate will prepare you for senior management roles and provide you with the skills needed to start your own company. From entrepreneurs to senior managers in large organisations, various career pathways are available to students upon graduation. Regardless of whether you decide to pursue your master’s degree or conclude your studies upon earning the graduate certificate, both programs can help you make the most of your career prospects. 

Key dates

Plan for success and familiarise yourself with key dates and events to prepare you for the next program intake. With six intakes a year, you can also start your studies virtually whenever you're ready. To find out when our next online MBA information session is being held, visit our information webinar page.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, you’ll have: 


A minimum of six years' full-time work experience, which includes four years of relevant work experience and two years in a role requiring leadership skills (leadership can include direct management or supervisory experience and/or managing and driving change in an organisational or project-specific setting).


English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English.

Accelerated online student, Nick White
“I was actually blown away by the amount of support that I had from my lecturers and other students.”
Nick White - Graduate Certificate in Business Administration graduate

Application checklist

Use this checklist to ensure you successfully submit your application for the accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration.

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Supporting documents
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Legal documents indicating change of name (if applicable)
English language proficiency results or evidence (applicable to all applicants whose first language is not English) or GMAT scores.
Degree specific requirements
Statement of leadership experience (Max. 750 words)
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Application close date for July intake
5 July 2021