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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)

  • C1106GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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Title Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Course Code C1106
Study Level Graduate Certificate
School School of Business and Governance
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Dr Moira Watson | Email: M.Watson@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6217

Qualification Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Duration 1 semester full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides the opportunity to develop basic analytical skills needed to make sound business decisions.The course can be completed in one semester of full-time study, or part time equivalent. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate may apply for admission for further post graduate studies.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor's degree or higher; or satisfactory preparation for the course through previous study or professional experience.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Employment Prospects This course offers an opportunity to study four core units in an MBA course and exit with a graduate qualification.
Main research areas Business, Management, Finance
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 12 credit points

Core Units - 6 credit points

MBS539 Accounting for Managers - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-external, U-external

MBS546 Business Finance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-external, U-external

Specified Electives - 6 credit points

Choose two of the following:

MBS538 Organisational Behaviour and Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

MBS574 Strategic Research in International Markets - 3 points
MURDOCH: SP21-internal

MBS537 Strategic Marketing Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

SWM517 Health Policy and Governance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

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