Business Studies

Graduate Certificate in Business Studies (GCBStudies)

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The Graduate Certificate in Business Studies offers international students a pathway to postgraduate study at Murdoch University. This course will provide a pathway into Murdoch’s Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) or Master of Business Administration (Global).

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  • Selection Rank

  • Course Code

    • C1144
  • Study Mode

    • Full-time
  • Course Duration

    • 1 semester full-time
  • CRICOS Code

    • 097515D
  • Course Code

    • C1144
  • Study Mode

    • Full-time
  • Course Duration

    • 1 semester full-time

Course Description

The Graduate Certificate in Business Studies offers international students a pathway to postgraduate study at Murdoch University. Designed for international students who don’t meet direct entry requirements, pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Business Studies provides you with an opportunity to gain direct entry into Murdoch’s Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) or Master of Business Administration (Global).

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Studies, you will qualify for entry into Murdoch’s Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced), Master of Business Administration (Global) or other Master courses with permission from the academic chair. You will have 12 points of advanced standing towards your chosen degree.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Studies offers an advanced understanding of contemporary business practices that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to critically analyse complex business decisions within a global context. In addition to developing fundamental literacy and numeracy skills, you’ll explore a range of both personal and interpersonal skills that will help lay the foundations for success as a postgraduate student.

This course is only available to international students.

6 reasons to study a Graduate Certificate in Business Studies at Murdoch

  • Benefit from this course, which is a pathway into postgraduate studies at Murdoch in Perth, Australia.
  • We have been rated 5 stars for student support and learner engagement in our Business and Management programs.
    Source: The Good Universities Guide 2019
  • Get support. You’ll have access to free workshops and seminars to assist you with writing, statistics and analysing data, ethics, how to run surveys and research as a postgraduate student.
  • Be taught by leading academics that have worked for many years in industry who can share their experiences with you.
  • Increase your employability – Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) reports that 89.6% of students are employed at the end of their postgraduate course, compared to 84.1% of undergraduates.
  • Increase your earning potential – Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) reports that postgraduates earn on average $20,000 more than those with an undergraduate degree.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • academic business skills for postgraduates
  • communication skills for postgraduate studies
  • business finance
  • accounting for managers.

Your career

Studying a postgraduate degree can enhance and further your career.

Careers could include:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Marketing Director
  • Strategy Director
  • Business Operations Manager.

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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Fees & Scholarships for

At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Sorry, this course is only available to international students.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.