This course is offered fully online through Open Universities Australia.


Credit points


Minimum duration

1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Other


Nationally, Online (Open Universities Australia students only)

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and 2 years post-graduation full time (or FTE) work experience; OR
  2. Graduate certificate in any discipline and a minimum of 2 years full time work experience; OR
  3. A minimum of 5 years’ full-time work experience outlined in a portfolio demonstrating knowledge, experience, and skills suitable to the level required for participation in the program.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 120 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 80 cp from Specified Units (Part A)
  2. 40 cp from Elective Units (Part B)

Exit points

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration or the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration may exit from the course with the relevant award by arrangement with the relevant Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ACCT600Accounting for Decision Making10
BUSN602Money Management10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BAFN602Corporate Finance10
BUSN600International Business Environment10
MGMT605Strategic Management for Sustainability10
MGMT638Ethical Leadership10
MGMT641Organisational Dynamics and Behaviour10
MKTG600Managerial Marketing10

Part B : Elective Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BUSN603Corporate Governance and Risk Management10
HRMG601Human Resource Management10
MGMT621Management of Change10
OHSE601Principles of OHSE Management10


Any four (4) electives from ACU or other University provider at AQF Level 9 approved by the Course Coordinator.

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