Southern Cross University
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
16 months part-time
6 start dates each year – enquire now!
Whether you're looking for advancement along your current career path, refocusing your work goals or thinking of launching your own business venture, this online course provides you with insights and practical training in key areas of business administration.
Each of the units included in this online Graduate Diploma in Business is designed to familiarise you with different areas in the field of business, including accounting, economics, marketing, organisational behaviour, global business, leadership and management.
Delivered online by SCU Online, you can make your study schedule work around your commitments to stay on top of your coursework and finish at your own pace.
Once you've earned your Graduate Diploma in Business, you might choose to go on and complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with SCU Online. If so, you'll receive advanced standing for the units you have completed as part of this course – it's the perfect pathway program!
Find out more about the SCU Online experience
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria:
In this business course, the subjects you may study include:
SCU Online is 100% online, so you can easily access your course materials anywhere, anytime. With a strong focus on accessibility and flexibility, SCU Online is one of the few Australian universities with an accelerated learning program made up of six 7-week study periods. This means that you can tailor your study load and timetable according to your personal commitments. All courses feature an extensive repository of resources including, video, academic readings, textbooks, case studies, interactive discussion boards and dynamic tutorials. And, a dedicated Student Success Advisor is on hand to guide you every step of the way, offering valuable advice and tips to help all students achieve their study goals.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Business from Southern Cross University.
With this qualification under your belt, the odds are stacked in your favour – 92.2 per cent of graduates from this program are now in full-time employment (Postgraduate Destinations Report 2013, Graduate Careers Australia).
This qualification will allow you to enter a wide variety of roles that fall under the umbrella of business, including opportunities with government organisations, NGOs, corporations or entrepreneurial enterprise.
Wondering where a career in business and management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all, or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay-as-you-go for each unit.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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