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What will I learn?

This course can lead into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and is designed to give students the skills and knowledge needed to manage successfully in today's organisations.

With flexible study options, the Graduate Diploma of Business builds on knowledge including people management, marketing, professional development and value creation in a business.

Graduates will be able to make independent judgments and provide sustainable solutions to contemporary global business issues.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply high level, independent judgement when analysing and evaluating complex problems to generate creative solutions for business.
  • Communicate advance knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences in business settings.
  • Critique complex business issues considering the ethical and social consequence.
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of a global body of business knowledge and practice by initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating tasks in a business setting.

Career opportunities

Potential careers exist in industry and government, and the course improves peoples ability to run and manage a business, or helps them move into a management role. Graduates are equipped to undertake mid-level management roles in a broad spectrum of industries.

Possible future job titles

Business Analyst, Operations Manager, Executive General Manager, Strategic Manager, Data Analyst, Business Development Manager, Researcher.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Law

CRICOS

092815K

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$31,500.00 (17,32,673) per year
Estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $31,500

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

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$31,500.00 (17,32,673) per year
Estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $31,500

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

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Mount Lawley Campus

2 Bradford Street,

MOUNT LAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6050, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The minimum requirements include a Bachelor degree or equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional (work) experience. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

For international students

All applicants are required to have a Bachelor Degree or equivalent prior learning including at least five years appropriate professional experience, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have a Graduate Certificate in Business, with equivalents considered.

Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.

English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0;
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement of IELTS Academic 6.0.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17.
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) - Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better.

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

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About Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Edith Cowan University is in the top 2.5 percent of world universities in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • Among world’s top 100 best young universities (THE 2021)
  • Offers a range of industry-relevant programmes
  • World-class research profile
  • Enjoys broad industry connections

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