What will I learn?

Take your leadership skills and experience to the next level and discover how to manage more effectively across a wide range of complex, global and ever-changing business environments with UC’s Graduate Diploma in Business.
Highly flexible and engaging, this course explores a variety of business disciplines including accounting and finance, marketing, management, human resources, economics, and international business.
This course will help you develop your strategic problem-solving skills and show you how to use creativity, critical analysis, research and theory to solve real world business problems in a logical and comprehensive way.
This course offers mainstream, evening and weekend study options designed specifically to enable both full or part time study to enable you to manage your existing professional commitments.

Study a Graduate Diploma in Business at UC and you will:

critically evaluate a range of core and contemporary concepts and theories of organisations and their management
analyse and synthesise information and be able to critique and effectively communicate in a business and management context
apply concepts, theories, and experience to business problems and propose sustainable solutions demonstrating initiative, creativity and social responsibility
analyse and blend contemporary theory and practice relating to the external context in which organisations operate
gain insight into the management of people and leadership development
learn to communicate professionally and proficiently to a wide demographic
gain high level industry contacts and networking opportunities
have the experience and skills to confidently work in a variety of senior management positions.

Career opportunities

A UC Graduate Diploma in Business a highly flexible qualification that will equip you to undertake mid to high level management roles across a wide range of industries and jobs including potentially working as a:

general manager
business owner
case manager
advertising account manager
analyst
management consultant
entrepreneur
administrator
office manager
fundraiser
council representative
business administration manager
project manager
program manager
program administrator
business development manager

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Government and Law

CRICOS

098429E

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$35,000.00 (18,95,991) per year

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

Application deadline

1 December 2021

More details

Start date

7 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Venue

University of Canberra

11 Kirinari Street,

BRUCE,

Australian Capital Territory,

2617, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University. Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Overall score of 79 with no skill score below: R: 13, L: 12, S: 18, W: 21; Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale (CES): 176 with no individual sub-score below 169; Occupational English Test (OET): No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests; UC English Language Proficiency Test: Minimum overall grade of 'C'.

For international students

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.

Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 79 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 58 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 176 with no sub-score below 169; Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

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

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About University of Canberra

The University of Canberra has some of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia combined with above average starting salaries.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • Ranked among top 10 best universities in Australia
  • Work-Integrated-Learning incorporated into every degree
  • Generous scholarships for international students