University of Southern Queensland USQ

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

University of Southern Queensland USQ

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

Use the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration as a stepping-stone in developing your strategic leadership and management skills and start your study towards an MBA. Become more than an operational manager and apply strategic knowledge to a range of real-life contexts through problem-based assessment scenarios. Gain a competitive advantage by leveraging your leadership skills to create and execute organisational strategy. You'll learn how to communicate effectively and positively influence internal and external stakeholders. Be ready to expand your strategic thinking capabilities and transition into executive roles within your industry. Delivered online in accelerated 8-week teaching blocks, you can fit your study into your life, at your own pace. Choose to study two subjects at a time and finish this degree within eight months, or study part-time and finish within 16 months.

Structure

The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration consists of eight units of postgraduate courses. Courses are offered in intensive teaching periods of 8 weeks with 6 teaching periods per year. Students can commence their studies in any teaching period.

Subjects

  • Leveraging Your Leadership IdentityMaking Decisions Strategically

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian university Graduate Certificate (or other AQF level 8 qualification) with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 2 years' professional work experience in business, or equivalent;or completion of an Australian university Graduate Certificate (or other AQF level 8 qualification) with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 2 years' professional - work experience in business with at least one year's management or supervisory level experience, or equivalent.

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is a pathway to study USQ's Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Accelerated study No
  • Full-time : 8 months
  • Part-time : 16 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 months
Online No
  • Full-time : 8 months
  • Part-time : 16 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 months

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