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Graduate Certificate in Business Management

CRICOS 080011A
Program Overview

This one-semester course will introduce students to the foundations of a range of key business disciplines and their application to contemporary business environments. These foundation units, in turn, will enable the further study of more specialised units in international business. The course allows students to study a range of foundation units in fields such as marketing, finance, accounting and economics. The course provides an entry platform for the further Diploma and Master’s degrees in international business. Key learning outcomes are:

  • Theoretical and technical knowledge about a range of key business disciplines
  • Application of theoretical and technical knowledge and skills in diverse organisational contexts
  • Analysis and solution of routine and complex business problems
  • Professional development in communication, teamwork and problem solving
    Duration One semester full-time or longer part-time
    Delivery Site On campus (Eveleigh NSW 2015)
    Application date Refer to key dates
    Entry Requirements The completion of a three-year Australian bachelor’s degree in any field or a higher-level qualification is required. International students with equivalent qualifications are eligible.
    Applicants with at least five years’ relevant work experience and no degree are eligible for entry.
    IELTS Academic minimum overall score of 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5.
    English Language Requirements Please refer to English Language Requirements
    Credit arrangement Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with TOP's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedurefor further details. 
    Course Structure

    The Graduate Certificate in Business Management has four core units. There are no electives

    Career Options This one-semester course is an introductory program in international business and its key disciplines. It is suitable for students seeking to work in international business and is an entry program into the Graduate Diploma and Master’s degree in international business.
    Further Study TOP's articulation agreement with the University of Newcastle (UoN) will allow students who complete the GCBM at TOP to transfer to the UoN Master of Applied Finance, Master of Professional Accounting or Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) with full recognition of their TOP GCBM subjects. For more information, please see: Pathway to The University of Newcastle.