Graduate Certificate in Business
Gain confidence in the business world
Forge a path towards the career you’ve always dreamed of. Build practical skills in economics, marketing, accounting and business management, along with analytical skills in research. Continue studying towards your MBA.
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What you'll learn
Diversify your skillset
Gain a cross-functional, versatile business skillset. This diversity of skill maximises the positive impacts you have within an organisation.
Develop a managerial perspective
Coursework will develop your ethical and sustainable managerial perspective. You will know what to look for, the questions to ask, and how to manage successful cross-functional teams.
Lead to lead
Develop your ability to lead strategically. This is done through exposure to leadership models, communication styles, and reflection-based coursework.
Developing leadership and management skills can help set you up for executive roles across a broad spectrum of industries, like business, finance, accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, tourism and corporate sustainability.
A Graduate Certificate can be the first steps to completing your MBA, with credit awarded for the subjects of study upon successful completion of your degree.
To gain entry into the Graduate Certificate in Business, you need:
- A three-year bachelor degree from any Australian university, OR
- Professional experience regarded by SCU as equivalent to a degree, AND
- Students will need to be proficient in English.
Work and Life
No Bachelor's degree? You could still be eligible for entry into the course through your relevant work experience. Contact us today to find out more.
Studying online requires:
- A PC or Mac with the latest operating system
- A fast, reliable internet connection
- The latest version of Chrome or Firefox
- the Blackboard app
Sometimes, specific software or textbooks are required.
Credit for previous study or work
We recognise and reward credit for past education, qualifications and work experience in a process called advanced standing. If you're eligible for advanced standing, this can impact the number of units you need to study, reducing the time and cost of your overall degree.
Upskill with a Graduate Certificate in Business from Southern Cross University. Be introduced to the key principles in economics, marketing, accounting and business management practice.
The flexible, 100% online learning structure is designed for the working professional, so you can complete your qualification in as little as eight months part-time.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
- Accounting for Managers
- Management Communication
- Organisational Behaviour
- Business Analytics
To be eligible students need to successfully complete all four subjects or at least two of these subjects and up to two substitute subjects as approved by the Course Coordinator. The subjects studied can be credited towards a Graduate Diploma in Business or a Master of Business Administration.