Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

Course Code

24711

Version

2

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, from this or another university; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or

Appropriate managerial work experience, with a minimum of five years full-time at a senior level acceptable to the Faculty.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core

LB5214:03   Current Business Issues

Options

Select 9 credit points (3 subjects) from the MBA Core and/or MBA Outer Core and/or the following MBA majors:

MBA Core

LB5215:03   Strategy and Leadership

LB5212:03   Financial Foundations for Managers

LB5201:03   Managing Business in a Global Context

MBA Outer Core

LB5202:03   Marketing Management *

LB5205:03    People in Organisations #

LB5209:03   Managing Globally

CO5125:03   Economics for Managers

CP5603:03   Advanced E-Security

LB5203:03   Sustainable Enterprise ^

CO5119:03   Business Law

CO5 1 24:03   Data Analysis and Decision Modelling !!

LB5210:03   Independent Studies

LB5500:03    Negotiation ***

CV5002:03    Design Thinking **

MBA Majors

Marketing

LB5207:03    Managing Entrepreneurial Enterprises

LB5301:03   Global Marketing

LB5302:03    Strategic Brand Management

Human Resource Management

LB5304:03    Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management

LB5305:03    Employment Relations

LB5306:03    International Human Resource Management

International Tourism

TO5005:03    Managing Tourism in Protected Areas

TO5103:03    Global Destination Competitiveness

TO5104:03    Tourist Management Strategies

Notes: For students wanting to progress to an MBA in the future

*-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Marketing Major

#-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Human Resource Management Major

^-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA International Tourism Major

!!-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Accounting and Finance Major

*** This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Dispute Resolution Major

** This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Creativity & Innovation Major

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

 

Cairns

 

Singapore

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject .However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation should apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Candidates who complete the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration are eligible for entry to either the Graduate Diploma or the Master of Business Administration, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the graduate certificate.