Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in any discipline, from this or another university; or a minimum of five (5) years business experience; or other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Dean, College of Business Law and Governance as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
12 credit points
|Additional completion requirements|
Satisfactory completion of an appropriate Business Academic Skills Program; or demonstration of equivalent Business Academic Skills to the satisfaction of the Course Coordinator, Dean of Campus, or Dean of College of Business, Law and Governance.
The College offers a free Business Academic Skills program and will provide further information on request. Students interested in the direct demonstration of these skills must consult with the Course Coordinator regarding the 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:
LB5202:03 Marketing Management
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Pending CPE approval
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
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student who has failed a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period 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.
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and 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 6 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student 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.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students seeking to use the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration for entry to the Master of Business Administration must also successfully complete a Business Academic Skills Program. This program is non-fee based, online, and can be completed concurrently with courses in the Graduate Certificate.