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Executive Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Australia and New Zealand
This course is only available for Australian and New Zealand students.
This course is only available for Australian and New Zealand students.
Campus
Gardens Point
Campus
Duration
1 year part-time
Entry
February

Highlights

  • Update your skills and acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in business disciplines to lead with confidence in complex business environments.
  • Opportunities to progress to the Executive Master of Business Administration.

Highlights

  • Update your skills and acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in business disciplines to lead with confidence in complex business environments.
  • Opportunities to progress to the Executive Master of Business Administration.

What to expect

The Executive Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is one of the courses offered in QUT's Master of Business Administration (MBA) suite. This course is effectively one-third of the Executive MBA program and allows professionals to update their skills and acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in the core discipline areas of business.

Career outcomes

Course articulation

Articulation into the Executive MBA program is possible after successful completion of the Executive Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a minimum grade point average of 4.5 (on QUT’s 7-point scale).

Possible careers

  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Senior Professional

Requirements

Course code
GS89
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 1 years part-time
Entry
  • February

Academic entry requirement

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any field with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT's 7-point scale); and

You have a minimum of five years full-time post degree work experience with a minimum of three years relevant professional work experience and two years minimum supervisory/management experience; and

You must provide two referee reports. The proforma for the referee report is available here on the QUT Business School website.

Note:

At the discretion of the Course Coordinator or nominee, applicants may also be required to:

  • Sit the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the worldwide standard in aptitude assessment for admission to postgraduate management programs, and achieve a minimum score of 550. GMAT details (PDF file, 271.78 KB)
  • Attend an interview with the Course Coordinator or nominee

Pathway

Applicants without a bachelor degree may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a minimum of 9 years work experience (6 years minimum equivalent professional work experience plus 3 year minimum supervisory/management experience). Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a GPA 4.5 (or higher) students can articulate into the Executive Master of Business Administration.

Minimum academic requirements

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: $2,952 per unit (6 credit points)

2019

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.

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Referees

You must nominate two referees as part of your application. At least one referee should be from you current employer. We may contact your referees as part of the application process.


Personal statements

You'll need to complete a personal statement as part of your application. Details of the personal statement are available on the application form. Limit your responses for each question to a maximum of 400 words each.


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