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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.

Careers and 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

Details and units

Course core structure:

  • Strategic Management
  • Communicating to Influence
  • Systems Thinking for Managers
  • Problem Framing for Creative Action
  • Personal Leadership and Change

Unit options:

  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Marketing Strategically
  • Understanding and Leading Others
  • Economics in Business

Requirements

Course code
GS89
Delivery
  • External
  • Gardens Point
  • Canberra
Duration
12 months part-time
Entry
January
Entry

Entry requirements

You must have a:

  • recognised bachelor degree in any field with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.50 (on QUT's 7-point scale); plus
  • 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

You must also provide two referee reports.

Additional entry requirements

You 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

If you do not have bachelor degree please consider 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 4.50 (or higher) students can articulate into the Executive Master of Business Administration.

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, 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
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Commencing in 2022: The test validity has been extended from two to three years for all intakes in 2022. Commencing in 2023: Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Commencing in 2022: The test validity has been extended from two to three years for all intakes in 2022. Commencing in 2023: Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Commencing in 2022: The test validity has been extended from two to three years for all intakes in 2022. Commencing in 2023: Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
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.

Fees

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

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

Student services and amenities fees

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