Graduate Certificate of Business Administration – First half year intakes (Australia), All Intakes (Singapore)
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
This course is changing structure in mid-2014. This course information is for the following students:
The following students should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information:
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.
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
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration, JCU graduates will be able to:
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
LB5214:03 Current Business Issues
Select 9 credit points (3 subjects) from the MBA Core and/or MBA Outer Core and/or the following MBA majors:
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
CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling !!
LB5210:03 Independent Studies
LB5500:03 Negotiation ***
CV5002:03 Design Thinking **
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
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
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
This course information is for Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake only
Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information
This course information is for Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only
Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information
This course information is for Singapore students commencing in 2014
This course information is for Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only
Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information
Expected time to complete
6 months 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.
6 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 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or for work experience that is used to gain admission to the course.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
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.