Duration

16 months part-time

Advanced standing

Call us to see if you qualify

Study periods

Jan, Mar, Apr, July, Aug, Oct

Fees

$2520 per unit, FEE-HELP available

Units

8

Delivery mode

Online or on-campus

Study your Graduate Diploma in Business online

Southern Cross University Online’s Graduate Diploma in Business is a great way to prepare yourself for success in the face of an uncertain future. You’ll study global business, entrepreneurship, marketing, corporate governance, project management, finance, managing people, information systems, strategy and case analysis. The online Graduate Diploma in Business is also a pathway into Southern Cross University Online’s Master of Business Administration (MBA). If you choose to continue your business study you’ll receive advanced standing towards your masters – saving you time so you can focus on your next big career move.

Fast Facts:

  • 100% online and flexible – complete six units a year, or skip a study a study period if life or work demands your full attention.
  • Student success support – from enquiry to graduation, we are there for you.
  • Networked for success – meet your future colleagues and collaborators.

Entry requirements

  • Demonstrated professional standing – either a Bachelor’s degree (or a similar qualification) from a university, or have other experience that we regard as equivalent to a degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Find out more about Rules Relating to Awards and Specific Award Rules.


What you'll study^

To get a Graduate Diploma in Business online, you need to complete all of the following eight units (they’re from Parts A and C of SCU Online’s MBA):

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Management Communication
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Global Business
  • Project Management Principles
  • The Positive Leader
  • Marketing

Pathway to MBA

Upon finishing your Graduate Diploma in Business, if you want to take your study even further and gain an industry-recognised Masters degree, you can apply for Southern Cross University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) and receive advanced standing for the units you have completed.

Talk to your Enrolment Advisor to make sure you’ll meet the qualification requirements every step of the way –  if you choose to study your Master of Business Administration.


Student Testimonial

“One of the great things about the SCU course is almost immediately, a number of things that I learnt I was able to apply directly at work. It gave me the opportunity to build on the skills I already had without having to leave the workplace.”

Paul Betts, online MBA graduate


Download the brochure

For more details about the SCU Online business courses, complete the form at the top of the page to download your brochure. You’ll receive in-depth information on:

  • Entry criteria
  • Course duration
  • Fees and financing options
  • Courses and assessment types
  • Industry-related work
  • Student support
  • Careers pathways

Download the brochure now »

 

^ Southern Cross University offer both online and on-campus versions of these units. This information refers to the online version. Please check the unit listing at scu.edu.au or ask your Student Enrolment Advisor for more information.

This information is correct at time of release and subject to change without notice. Copyright Southern Cross University May 2018.


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