Graduate Certificate in Business

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

The Graduate Certificate in Business is ideal for managers who do not have a degree but have completed some post-secondary study and have relevant work experience. The program provides a grounding in fundamental business principles and sets the foundations to progress to the Master of Business (2 years) program which offers specialised fields of study in advertising, human resource management, information systems, innovation and entrepreneurship, international business, leadership, marketing and social impact and sustainability. The Graduate Certificate in Business will enhance your business skills and career prospects and provide you with a formal qualification. It can also act as a pathway to the Master of Business (2 years) program.

Course Fee:

Australian: $16,460
International: $20,032

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree (any) or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.0 on a 7 point scale; or post-secondary study and at least five years full-time work experience as approved by the Executive Dean; or seven years full-time work experience as approved by the Executive Dean


8 units

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

Supporting documentation is required for all applications. Students should ensure that they have included this information when they submit their application: official transcripts of previous studies; evidence of work experience including details of management experience in the form of a CV; and evidence of residency status. Work experience must be approved by the executive dean.

Who for:

Those aspiring to middle management; managers seeking qualifications or entry into a Grad Diploma or MBA

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 1 year
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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