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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 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 consists of four courses from the MBA. These have been chosen to be a great foundation for the next step in your career, 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 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:

$4,312.50 per course (based on 2019 fees)
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Program duration:

8 months
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Teaching periods:

Jan / Mar / May / Jul / Sep / Oct

Degree curriculum

The four courses that you need to complete to achieve your Graduate Certificate in Business Administration are:

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Career outcomes

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is designed as a springboard into the Master of Business Administration but can also serve as formal recognition of your professional experience. For a seamless transition into our Master of Business Administration, you’ll need to achieve a minimum GPA of 4.5.

It will also prepare you for senior management roles across all businesses, and even provide you with the core business knowledge you need to start your own business.

Accelerated online study key dates

Plan for success and familiarise yourself with key dates for the next accelerated online Business Administration program intake. You'll study one subject in every teaching period, running for six weeks at a time. For future key dates, please visit our key dates and events page.

Entry requirements

To undertake our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, you’ll need to 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). No undergraduate degree is required.


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 October intake
30 September 2019