Graduate Diploma in Business Start-Up (C6E)

Overview  2022

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 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

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Become a future business leader with life-long skills in management, marketing, and accounting.

The Graduate Diploma in Business Start-up offers students the opportunity to complete a postgraduate qualification in Business with a focus on leading innovation and entrepreneurship. Studying the Business Startup program equips the graduate with the tools and language needed to succeed as a business leader and to think with an entrepreneurial mindset.

The Graduate Diploma in Business Start-up is a 12 month full-time or part-time equivalent course offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. The course is full fee-paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee-paying rate listed for each unit.

This course can also be taken as a pathway to future MBA studies.

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This course is suitable for people either coming straight from an undergraduate degree or those who have some experience in the workforce. This course is intended to equip students with life-long business skills in management, marketing, and accounting, framed with an entrepreneurial context to develop the business leaders of the future.

CLO1Critically evaluate foundational and contemporary management and entrepreneurship theories, principles and processes and reflect on their efficacy in current practice.
CLO2Explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions and apply these to complex management problems and business ideas to diverse audiences.
CLO3Identify and evaluate business opportunities for enabling innovative solutions in an enterprise context.

Course structure

Students undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Business Start-up complete 100 credit points of core units.

Core units

To be innovative, you need to be able to think differently.In this unit, you’ll learn about the thinking tools that entrepreneurs use to create innovative products and build a thriving business around them. You’ll learn what it means to adopt…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Some of the most important skills for an entrepreneur are the ability to communicateeffectively, establish relationships with all stakeholders related to your enterprise and being able to develop a network of people important to your success.This unit will equip you…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

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

This unit is divided into two components. The first component deals with finance – the sourcing and management of funds as well as the valuation of your venture. The second component deals with risk – the understanding of what risk…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

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

• There are currently many environmental and social problems confronting current and future generations• To address some of these issues there needs to be a focus on issues relating to sustainable development• Moves towards sustainable development and sustainability require relevant…

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

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…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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

Firms are paying more attention to the development of new products and services toenhance their market position. Commercialising innovative products and services on atimely basis is a key to not only profit but in some industries, survival. However,despite the significant…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

For entry to this course, you need to have:

  • an undergraduate degree or above in any discipline, or equivalent, from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • qualifications, relevant work experience or other special circumstances, as approved by the Executive Dean or delegated authority.

International students must provide one of the following:

  • UTASAccess Level 7 with a minimum overall score of 60% and no individual skill below 60%; or
  • IELTS with an overall Band of 6 and no Band less than 6; or
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 72 (no individual skill must be lower than Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; and, Writing 22); or
  • provide evidence that you have studied for 2 years full-time with English as the sole medium of instruction and examination.

These tests must not be more than 24 months old.

Students who have completed the 35A1/ 35A2 Graduate Certificate in Business Studies from the University of Tasmania may enter this course with full credit for completed units.

Students who complete this program may enter the 37J Master of Business Administration (International) - Entrepreneurship stream - with full credit, subject to the rules of that degree.

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

2022 Total Course Fee (international students): $35,950 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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International
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