Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

Course Code

24706

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

Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration from this university.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core

MBA CORE

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues

LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership

LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers

LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context

Options

Select 6 credit points (generally two subjects) from the MBA Outer Core

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

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling !!

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

* -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

Plus

Select 6 credit points (generally two subjects) from either the MBA Outer Core or any subject from an MBA major or from any level 5 subject

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

4 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.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Candidates who are granted advanced standing for the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration will be required to surrender that award prior to taking out the Graduate Diploma.

No advanced standing will 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

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the relevant number of credit points and appropriate subjects, may be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.

Course articulation

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

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009

1-10

06/2010

Course Structure

Award Requirements

01/2011