Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Graduate Diploma of Business Administration – Exit only

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration – Exit only

Course Code

109006

Version

1

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Notes

From mid-2014 this will be an exit only degree.

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration may be awarded to students exiting a Master of Business Administration or associated joint degree prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Not applicable – exit only degree

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course l earning 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.

Graduates awarded the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration will be able to:

  • Critically analyse business-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives

  • Consolidate the application of differing sustainable business performance methods

  • Synthesise sustainable economic, social and environmental practices and value systems

  • Apply established concepts to provide solutions to complex business and professional practice problems

  • Critically analyse contemporary business issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations

  • Apply creative and innovative thinking effectively to business practice

  • Present complex information appropriately to differing audiences using:

(a) Effective oral presentation skills

(b) Clear and fluent written communication

  • Work effectively in achieving common goals, demonstrating both:

(a) Collaboration

(b) Leadership

  • Adapt sustainable business constructs and skills to theoretical or practical situations

  • Exercise independent ethical judgment in solving differing business problems creatively

  • Demonstrate a capacity for personal reflection and self-development in relation to professional business learning and practice

Course Structure

Options

12 credit points of LB level 5 subjects

12 credit points of LB, CO, CP, EC, TO or CV level 5 subjects

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

Exit only

Cairns

Exit only

Singapore

Exit only

Townsville

Exit only

External

Exit only

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

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates who have been granted advanced standing for previous tertiary study towards the Master of Business Administration or associated joint degrees in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy and associated procedures may apply to have up to 12 credit points of that advanced standing recognised for this award.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or for work experience that is used to gain admission to the course.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable