Graduate Certificate in Business Studies - Domestic (35A2)

Overview  2020

Entry Requirements

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

The Graduate Certificate in Business Studies is designed to ensure you are equipped with the skills and knowledge to succeed in postgraduate business programs. You will cultivate your skills in critical thinking and analysis, reflective practice and professional presentation, as well as developing an understanding and knowledge base of contemporary business theory and practices around marketing, accounting and organisational management.

This Graduate Certificate is ideal for those students who intend to undertake postgraduate coursework programs with the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, but have never studied at university before. It is a qualifying pathway degree for admission to the following degrees:

The Graduate Certificate in Business Studies is a 4‐unit course, offered full time and part time. This course is full fee‐paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee‐paying rate listed for each unit.

For residents of Tasmania in Semester 2, 2020

This course is available to commencing domestic students in Semester 2, 2020 who are Tasmanian residents, without costs or tuition fees. Further information about the Graduate Certificates in Business or Tourism can be found on our information page for Tasmanian residents.

International students:

A Graduate Certificate in Business Studies pathway is also available to you. Please refer to the information provided by the UTAS International Pathway College.

CLO1Develop high level written and oral communication skills to explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions and apply these to complex management problems across audiences characterised by culturally and linguistically diverse people with varying levels of expertise.
CLO2Critically evaluate in‐depth knowledge of foundational and contemporary management theory, principles and processes and reflect on their efficacy in current practice.

Career outcomes

Completion of this program gives students the opportunity to undertake further postgraduate programs with the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, which may have career change or advancement benefits for graduates.

Course structure

You will complete 4 compulsory units (50 credit points).

Students admitted to the course via Distance or studying on-campus at Hobart will complete the following 4 units.

This unit focuses on role of accounting for managers. Students will learn to use financial and management accounting techniques to enable and enhance their decision making. Financial statement analysis will help students make decisions about an organisation’s financial position, performance…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonTerm 3
Cradle CoastTerm 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces the concept of corporate sustainability from both a business and social perspective. The links between sustainability and corporate reporting on: economic, environmental and social (triple bottom line (TBL)) and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are explored.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit offers an investigative insight into the fundamentals of management. Encompassing both leadership and organisation theory, a brief history of management theory will be followed by investigations into different theories of organisations that consider topics like social responsibility, the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonTerm 1
Cradle CoastTerm 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Marketing is a business function that goes beyond the mere act of selling or advertising-it encompasses the entire process through which value is created, captured and offered to customers. It is critical that organisations establish and maintain relationships with customers…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

For admission to this course you need either:

  1. A completed Australian Advanced Diploma or above, or approved equivalent#;
    OR
  2. at least two years' management experience*.

You must provide evidence to support your eligibility for the degree, in particular a copy of your CV showing your work experience, and letters of reference from line managers or similar to confirm the work experience meets the minimum level for entry.

#approved equivalent from any overseas institution as assessed by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR).

*minimum management experience in this case is defined as supervisory, team leader or business manager experience. In the case of applicants who have worked as a sole trader or consultant, additional evidence to support the level of experience must be provided.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $17,975 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $35,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
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