What will I learn?

This course provides students with the key skills to be an effective manager in any organisational context. The course comprises four units, one of which is prescribed, and others that are drawn from a range of areas, including accounting, business analytics, economics, finance, human resource management, management or marketing enabling you to tailor the degree to suit your work and career goals. This degree serves as an exit point for the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

Career Opportunities

Management, Administration

Course Aims

The Graduate Certificate in Management is designed for working professionals seeking to broaden their skills and expand their opportunities within or beyond their current field of employment. The award sets out to provide graduates with an understanding of some business disciplines and their embodied theory and principles, which enables them to effectively identify, analyse and resolve management issues. It also aims to provide an exit point for the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate specialist knowledge of contemporary business and management theory in order to promote sustainable business in a globalised econohandbook;
  • utilise specialist cognitive and communication skills, tools and digital technologies to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of stakeholders;
  • demonstrate well-developed ability to use creativity and judgement in analysing business problems to identify possible solutions;
  • identify, critically evaluate and synthesise relevant information drawn from a range of sources in order to analyse complex business related issues;
  • demonstrate high-level ability to critically evaluate and formulate responses to social, cultural and ethical issues in a range of organisational contexts;
  • demonstrate preparedness to pursue knowledge and understanding to enhance professional practice; and
  • illustrate specialist skills in working autonomously and with others to generate solutions and show a capacity to function as a leader, including the ability to collaborate in a range of contexts to achieve individual and common goals.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

Study options

Online/Distance (Up to 2 years Part-time)

Tuition fees
A$30,096.00 (16,74,662) per year
The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 June 2021, 25 October 2021, 28 February 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To qualify for admission into UNE postgraduate programs you must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least comparable to an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) bachelor degree. English language requirements: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic overall score of at least 6.0, with no sub-band less than 5.5. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test OR at least 79 in the internet-based test. You must receive a rating of no less than 22 in the written component. A Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

For international students

A candidate shall

(a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification or above in a non-relevant discipline and at least two years full-time equivalent relevant professional experience; or

(b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification or above in a relevant discipline and at least two years of full-time equivalent relevant professional experience; or

(c) hold an approved AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma in a relevant discipline from an Australian TAFE or Registered Training Organisation and have at least four years of full-time equivalent relevant professional experience; or

(d) hold an approved AQF Level 5 Diploma in a relevant discipline from an Australian TAFE or Registered Training Organisation and have at least six years of full-time equivalent relevant professional experience; or

(e) have at least five years of fulltime equivalent relevant professional experience

An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5; or equivalent TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test; or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component; or a PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of New England (UNE)

UNE is the only Australian public university awarded the maximum 5 stars for overall experience 15 years in a row (The Good Universities Guide 2021).

  • Based in Armidale & Sydney, New South Wales in Australia
  • International students from 70 different nationalities
  • The Armidale campus is spread over an area of 74 hectares
  • On campus student accommodation options in Armidale