University of Technology Sydney

C06009v9 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GradDipBusAdmin)
CRICOS code: 001102G
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration provides a basis for the development of a career in management for graduates who have not previously undertaken an administrative studies degree.

Course aims

General management skills are developed to provide expertise in strategic thinking, critical analysis, developing and implementing business plans, decision-making under uncertainty, understanding organisational dynamics, effective communication and promoting change.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Critically analyse complex information and concepts to inform decision-making in local and international business contexts
2.1 Apply critical thinking to resolve complex business issues
3.1 Communicate business information effectively with all stakeholders to achieve desired business outcome
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively to achieve desired business outcomes
4.1 Critically evaluate and apply principles of ethics, sustainability and social responsibility, as well as Indigenous values, to decision-making in business
5.1 Demonstrate advanced skills in professional business practice

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions in the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, of which two core subjects can be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course comprises five of the core Master of Business Administration subjects, plus three elective, totalling 48 credit points of study.

Course completion requirements

21880 Leading People and Change 6cp
22800 Understanding Accounting and Financial Reports 6cp
23709 Economics for Management 6cp
24834 Marketing Decision Making 6cp
25799 Financial Management 6cp
CBK91833 Electives 18cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence. Most of the subjects are offered in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21880 Leading People and Change   6cp
22800 Understanding Accounting and Financial Reports   6cp
24834 Marketing Decision Making   6cp
25799 Financial Management   6cp
Spring session
23709 Economics for Management   6cp
Select 18 credit points of options   18cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (C11008), the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, and the Master of Business Administration (C04018).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email business@uts.edu.au
Business (Postgraduate)