Certificate of Business
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Certificates.
Qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as suitable for entry.
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.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
6 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Select 6 credit points of specified level 1 subjects or any level 1 subject offered by the School of Business
BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making
BU1003:03 Economics for Business
BU1004:03 Management, People and Organisations
BU1005:03 Personal and Professional Skills in Business
BU1006:03 Managing the Customer Experience
BU1007:03 Business Data Analysis
BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals
BU1009:03 Business Information Systems
BU1011:03 Business, Leisure and Society
BU1112:03 Business Law and Ethics
Expected time to complete
6 - 12 months 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.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students who complete the Certificate of Business are eligible for entry to undergraduate business degree programs offered by the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts, and may be granted advanced standing for subjects completed under the Certificate.