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Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration provides you with opportunities to study a broad range of topics relating to aspects of management and business administration. You will develop key competencies crucial for successful business leadership and the management of people and apply these in an emotionally intelligent way. You will also develop knowledge and capabilities related to key business functions of strategy, finance, marketing, organisational and industry structure, operations and business analytics and the legal issues that affect managers, leaders and organisations.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
CC52, 084205C
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

The CQUniversity Graduate Diploma of Business Administration provides students with opportunities to study contemporary management practices. The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration allows articulation into the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Entry requirements

Prospective students must satisfy at least one of the following criteria to enrol in this course: a completed bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college or equivalent and three years relevant business or professional experience; or a recognised diploma and three years relevant business or professional experience; or a CQU Graduate Certificate in Business or Management or equivalent from any Australian or equivalent university or college, plus three years of work experience; or a minimum of five years relevant managerial or professional experience. NOTE: All prospective students must attach a current Curriculum Vitae or Resume to their application. International English Language (IELTS Academic) overall band score of 6.5 (with no individual band score of less than 6.0) will be required for students seeking entry to this course. ALL students seeking entry to the MBA following the successful completion of the Graduate Diploma will require a minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in order to be admitted. Please refer to the entry requirements and range of credits for other Masters courses as listed in individual handbook pages. Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge Nil

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How to apply

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