University of Technology Sydney

C11353v1 Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: Online campus

Notes

This course is offered fully online.

This course is not offered to international students.


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

Overview

The UTS Online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides foundation skills used in the general management of a business enterprise for non-graduates who have extensive business experience.

The UTS Online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration aims to enable early career professionals to either prepare for more senior roles within their current field, switch to new business management fields, or start and grow their own business.

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 Apply critical thinking and analytical skills to develop solutions that address strategic business issues
2.1 Demonstrate interpersonal skills and communication approaches that are sensitive to Indigenous peoples cultures and contexts
3.1 Apply principles of ethics, sustainability, social responsibility, and Indigenous perspectives, to decision-making in business
4.1 Demonstrate skills and knowledge in professional business practice by researching and analysing information and concepts to support business decisions

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.

All applicants who do not meet the academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of:

  • a minimum of at least four years full time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience.

The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service, confirming the dates of employment and the position held within the organisation.

The English proficiency requirement for 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 with a writing score of 50; or C1A/C2P: 176-184 with a writing score of 169.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements are academic and non-academic requirements that are essential to the successful completion of a course. For more information about inherent requirements and where prospective and current students can get assistance and advice regarding these, see the UTS Inherent requirements page.

Prospective and current students should carefully read the Inherent Requirements Statement below and consider whether they might experience challenges in successfully completing this course.

UTS will make reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning, assessment, professional experiences, course related work experience and other course activities to facilitate maximum participation by students with disabilities, carer responsibilities, and religious or cultural obligations in their courses.

For course specific information see the UTS Business School Inherent Requirements Statement.

Recognition of prior learning

Students in the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration are not granted exemptions for any prior studies.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in a minimum of eight months online study (i.e.. 1 x 6 credit points subject per session over 4 x 7-week teaching sessions). A 6 credit point subject requires an average of 15-20 hours of study per week.
Approval to study more than one six-credit point subject per session will be subject to Faculty approval.

Course structure

The course comprises a total of 24 credit points.

Course completion requirements

STM91729 Core subjects 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

For a tailored study program, download a course guide and speak to a UTS Online Student Enrolment Advisor about entering in any one of the six admission points per year to study fully online.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, and the Master of Business Administration (C04444).

Other information

For more information, speak to a UTS Online Student Enrolment Advisor:

telephone 1300 477 423
email enquire@studyonline.uts.edu.au
UTS Online