Overview  2020

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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.


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

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

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.

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

Entry requirements

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.


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

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