James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration aims to provide students with advanced knowledge, understanding and analytical skills for managing business. Students gain an understanding of the key themes that confront all managers and organisations. Study areas include accounting, business law, economics, finance, information technology, marketing, human resource management, strategy and leadership, and statistics.

Designed for

Graduates seeking a shorter course in Business Administration or for those who wish to progress to a Master of Business Administration


  • 12 credit points. As part of the course students must also complete an appropriate Business Academic Skills Program
  • or demonstrate equivalent business academic skills to the satisfaction of the Course Coordinator, Dean of Campus, or Dean of College of Business, Law and Governance.


  • Business administration.

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in any discipline
  • Or a minimum of 5 years business experience
  • Or equivalent.

Study pathways

The certificate acts as an independent award and can articulate to the MBA program with successful completion of a Business Academic Skills Program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Brisbane Domestic: $14,080
  • Part-time : 8 months
JCU Townsville Domestic: $14,080
International: $16,360
  • Part-time : 8 months

Further information

For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study.

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