University of Technology Sydney

C11300v1 Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (GradCertBusImmrCareerTrsn)
CRICOS code: 0101001
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
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition introduces participants to workplace experiences through learning and applying a range of practical skills required by all employees.

The course equips graduates with the practical skills and knowledge to become productive, efficient and participate in work place activities.

Course aims

The Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition is a good entry point for students wanting to gain some practical skills, knowledge and experience to complement their studies and understanding of HRM practices across a range of industries. It provides participants with the opportunity to improve their written communication skills, practice their critical and creative skills in identifying and solving business problems and developing a portfolio of work and experiences that participants can use when progressing onto further studies.

Career options

There are no direct career options; however, the experience in a range of different industry contexts and practical skills and knowledge gained by completing this course will improve employability.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Explain and classify the characteristics of different economic stages and methods of production
2.1 Formulate options that incorporate different skills and competencies and identify appropriate career and work placement choices
3.1 Construct and employ communications to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders using business writing skills
3.2 Interact effectively with others in order to work towards agreed outcomes
4.1 Apply principles of diversity, teamwork, emotional intelligence and ethical work practices
5.1 Use written communication skills within specific industry context(s)

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 minimum academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of:

  • a minimum of at least four years full time, or equivalent, relevant 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 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 can be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects.

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
21854 Problem Solving, Creativity and Solution Setting 6cp
21856 Career and Portfolio Planning 6cp
Select 6 credit points of options: 6cp
21720 Human Resource Management6cp 
21702 Industrial Relations6cp 
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286) or the Master of Human Resource Management (Extension) (C04260).

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)