Postgraduate Courses
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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Testamur Title of Degree:

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration



My University:

Business, Business Administration


3 months full-time (one trimester)
or part-time equivalent

Total Credit Points:



Innovation Campus (Wollongong), Sydney

Delivery Mode:

On Campus (Face-to-Face)

Starting Session(s):

Trimester 1, 2, 3

UOW Course Code:





The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is available for students who wish to study the fundamental concepts of management. This program is aimed at providing practising managers with key management competencies and skills, including analytical and evaluation techniques.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution with an average mark of at least 60%, along with a minimum of two years full-time relevant professional or managerial work experience.

International applicants must also meet the University's English Language requirements as set out at

Course Requirements

Candidates are required to complete four (4) subjects (24 credit points) selected from the list of Master of Business Administration core subjects as approved by the Program Director.

Credit Arrangements

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration students may articulate in to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration or Master of Business Administration. Students may also apply for other programs and apply for credit for subjects completed under the Graduate Certificate.

Other Information

University of Wollongong Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students enrolled in faculties other than the Sydney Business School and the Faculty of Commerce may apply to enrol in this degree concurrently. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Wollongong in order to be eligible to apply. For further information, please contact the Sydney Business School.

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Last reviewed: 12 November, 2012