GD-BUSI v.1 Graduate Diploma in Business
Course CRICOS Code: 006112K
Registered full-time Duration: 1 Year
Graduate Diplomas prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
This course is ideal for students with a technical or non-business background wishing to develop an understanding of the functional areas of business. By provision of a broad coverage of core business related topics students will be well prepared to move into leadership and management roles.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Graduate Diploma are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, applicants require a bachelor degree or postgraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution or equivalent, and at least three years relevant work experience. Applicants for a Graduate Diploma are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards (IELTS requirement of 6.5 overall (with no individual band less than 6)). Selection, which is competitive, will be based on a range of information including grades achieved in previous study, referee reports, relevance or work experience, career aspirations and test results. Applicants are required to submit referee reports and a CV. Interviews will also be required.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Students with credit waivers may select other appropriate foundation or business environment units from the Master of Business Administration or an additional optional Graduate Diploma introductory unit.
A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate awards approved for this course:
GC-BUSI Graduate Certificate in Business
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to some Master degrees. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
This course is an exit award of the MC-BUSADM Master of Business Administration, and the MM-MECBAD Master of Science (Mineral and Energy Economics), Master of Business Administration.
Graduate Diplomas contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors/streams for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialised area of study.
This course offers a specialisation in Strategic Procurement as well as the generic Business stream.
Duration and Availability
This course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Depending on unit selection, this course can be studied fully online. International students on student visas are not permitted to study fully online. All majors within this course are available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Perth City Campus||Trimester 1||Y||Y|
|2017||Perth City Campus||Trimester 2||Y||Y|
|2017||Perth City Campus||Trimester 3||Y||Y||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
Course Organisation Note
For further information on fees and class times, go to http://www.gsb.curtin.edu.au
|Year 1 Trimester 1|
|MJRP-STPRG||v.1||Strategic Procurement Major (GDB)||200.0|
|MJRP-BUSIG||v.1||Business Major (GDB)||200.0|
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International students studying in Australia on a student visa can only study full-time and there are also specific entry requirements that must be met. As some information contained in this publication may not be applicable to international students, refer to international.curtin.edu.au for further information. Australian citizens, permanent residents and international students studying outside Australia may have the choice of full-time, part-time and external study, depending on course availability and in-country requirements.