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This course is only available to Australian citizens or permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens

Overview

  • 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.
QUT course code GS89
Attendance Part-time
Course duration 1 year part-time
Start month 2018 February
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • QUT Business School
Course contact QUT Graduate School of Business
Careers
  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Senior Professional

Details

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.

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).

 

Units

Download course structures and unit outlines for Executive Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

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

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Entry requirements

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.

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.

2018: $2,838 per unit (6 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) 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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Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.

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How to apply for Executive Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

You apply directly to QUT for all our postgraduate courses.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you have:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements.
  4. Collected your supporting documents.

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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