Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
Information valid for students commencing in 2012.
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Graduate diplomas.
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.
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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).
LB5214:03 Current Business Issues
LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership
LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers
LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context
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
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
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award 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 will apply.
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.
12 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 8 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
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.
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.
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.