Graduate Certificate in Business

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

This program is ideal for students who have an undergraduate degree or extensive work experience, and want to enhance their career prospects. Courses are chosen to expand the breadth of their knowledge.

Designed for

Graduates in commerce, business, law, economics, information systems and other related fields


4 units consisting of 4 specialisation courses


  • Big data and visualisation
  • Business administration
  • Business leadership
  • Crisis management
  • Digital marketing analytics
  • Digital transformation
  • Emergency and disaster communication
  • Enterprise leadership
  • Finance
  • General
  • Global business management
  • International business
  • NDIS studies
  • Professional communication
  • Project management
  • Property development and management
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Strategic marketing
  • Sustainable business.

Standard entry requirements

Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent. OR a minimum of five years' professional work experience equivalent to a qualification at AQF Level 7. AND English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3.


USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). A study of project management at USQ earns professional development units towards certification with PMI including towards the Project Management Professional (PMP). PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute. The Graduate Certificate of Business (Project Management) is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Study pathways

Master of Business Administration, Master of Business and Innovation, Master of Project Management.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 semester
  • Full-time : 1 semester
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 semester
  • Full-time : 1 semester
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery

Further information

Not all courses are available on-campus.Depending on specialisation undertaken, this program may not be able to be undertaken in full-time mode.There is no semester 3 intake for international on-campus students.The NDIS Studies specialisation is only available part-time and there is no semester 3 intake.

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