Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

This course will provide a platform to develop students' management expertise. The 4 required subjects cover core business management skills and students can choose their 4 elective subjects from a wide range of options - or use these to complete a specialisation. Subjects explore current business issues and offer network-building opportunities. Students will learn to integrate knowledge and skills across functions and disciplines, and focus on the application of theory and execution of practice, developing their professional understanding and problem-solving abilities.

Course Fee:

International: $25,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree; and at least 2 years of relevant work experience. English language requirements.


8 subjects: 4 required subjects and 4 elective subjects.

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration

Study Pathways:

This course builds on the 4-subject Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and articulates into the Master of Business Administration.

Further information:

Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree but have at least three years' relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience may be admitted to the qualifying Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will qualify the candidate for entry into the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration for completion of the remaining courses.

Who for:

Graduates seeking to develop business management skills

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01595D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Online 1 year
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Full time 1 year
USC Sunshine Coast No info Yes Part time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 01595D

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