Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

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  • Awarded by

    University of Canberra

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate + Postgraduate Unit

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Upfront payment

  • Duration

    4 month full-time; 8 months part-time.

  • Start Date

    April, June, August, October, December. Enquire now for next intake!

  • Career Outcomes

    Business Manager | General Manager | Managing Director | Team Leader | View all

Last modified: 15 May 2018

In a Nutshell

The business world is increasingly globalised and changing, and Ducere is committed to giving you a competitive edge with this engaging industry focused course. The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration course prepares you for the next steps in your career. Throughout the course, you will have academic and professional support, and have the opportunity to expand your network at student and industry events.

Key study areas covered in this postgraduate program include organisation culture, leadership, finance, ethics and decision making. The online program is designed to be flexible and to meet your industry's needs as well as your own. 

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must:

    • Have a business or related degree; OR
    • Have an unrelated degree combined with 3+ years professional experience; OR
    • Have 7+ years of professional experience

    Each application will be considered on a case by case basis.

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this entrepreneurship course, the key content areas you will cover include:

    • People and culture
    • Leadership
    • Ethics and decision making
    • Finance for managers
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  • Why Dūcere?

    From flexible and self-directed online study, to real-world business projects and dynamic industry events, Dūcere has designed their programs to meet the needs of the modern learner. Their bachelor's degrees and MBA program blend immersive online learning with an applied assessment approach. Under this model, Dūcere students decide when and how they study, whilst completing practical assessments that are relevant to their own career needs and to the needs of industry. So instead of exams, you could be working on business plans, project case studies and more, while enjoying access to Australia’s most industry-relevant course curriculum and content.

    However you choose to study, you’ll receive personalised support and advice through Dūcere's student support teams, along with in-depth practical feedback from their academic staff. At every stage of your journey, Dūcere will work with you to cultivate the digital literacy, critical know-how and entrepreneurial skill sets required for success in an economy transformed by innovation.


    All student testimonials for Dūcere

    "What attracted me to the Dūcere MBA was the focus on Leadership and Innovation – two fundamental skills that are critical to being successful in today’s challenging business environment. The level of interaction is far more personal and targeted than my experience with other higher education providers. Dūcere have really focused on the cohort being almost an extended family – working together to ensure everyone gets the most out of the course, irrelevant of their past experience. I have no doubt that, thanks to the way in which the Dūcere MBA course is structured, I will emerge a more enlightened and confident leader for my future career."

    Ben K. , Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

    "This MBA is truly exciting. It is demonstrative of the commitment Dūcere and UC have to building a nation of learners – irrespective of your age or academic status. Through education we really do see the opportunities in front of us – and work respectfully together to dream, believe and achieve."

    Erin P. , Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

    "It is clear that Dūcere care about my learning. Every part of the program is thought out with the best intentions to maximise our experience and growth as individuals and future leaders. I have never been part of an academic pursuit like this one, where the balance of practicality and theory is so well considered and integrated."

    Scott D. , Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

Where Will This Course Take You?

On completion of this business administration course you will receive a Graduate Certificate from the University of Canberra.

The knowledge gained in this course may enhance your existing work, or qualify  you to seek employment in leadership and management across a wide range of industries. 

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies, and could qualify you to undertake study a Master of Business Administration - Innovation and Leadership at Ducere or another qualified provider. 

Wondering where a career in business administration can take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Administration Manager, Bookkeeper, Office Administrator, Office Manager, Human Resources Manager, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, Event Manager, Management Consultant, Team Leader, Secretary, Business Development Manager, Project Consultant.

Let's Talk Price


Students can pay fees upfront. Other payment options may also be available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

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To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must:

  • Have a business or related degree; OR
  • Have an unrelated degree combined with 3+ years professional experience; OR
  • Have 7+ years of professional experience

Each application will be considered on a case by case basis.


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