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C11008v7 Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
CRICOS code: 018156K
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

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

Overview

The 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.

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 and apply relevant information and concepts to support business decisions
2.1 Problem solve by transforming information to address business issues
3.1 Communicate information clearly and fluently in a written form appropriate for stakeholders
3.2 Use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently with others in a professional context
3.3 Interact effectively with others in order to work towards a common outcome
4.1 Evidence understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice and accountability for related personal outputs
4.2 Critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 Apply broad technical skills within business administration

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.

Applicants without an academic qualification require a minimum of four years' full-time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience and a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

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.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Course structure

The course comprises four of the core MBA subjects, totalling 24 credit points.

Course completion requirements

23706 Economics for Management 6cp
22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions 6cp
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship 6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice 6cp
Total 24cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (C06009), and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) (C04018). Students who complete the graduate certificate at credit level or above may apply directly for admission into the MBA program.

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)