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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    4 month full-time; 8 months part-time.

  • Start date:

    April, June, August, October, December. Enquire now for next intake!

  • Awarded by:

    University of Canberra

  • Career Outcomes:

    Business Manager | General Manager | Managing Director | Team Leader | View all

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Course Rundown

About this course

The business world is increasingly globalised and changing, and Ducere is committed to giving you a competitive edge with this engaging industry focused course. The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration course prepares you for the next steps in your career. Throughout the course, you will have academic and professional support, and have the opportunity to expand your network at student and industry events.

Key study areas covered in this postgraduate program include organisation culture, leadership, finance, ethics and decision making. The online program is designed to be flexible and to meet your industry's needs as well as your own.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must:

  • Have a business or related degree; OR
  • Have an unrelated degree combined with 3+ years professional experience; OR
  • Have 7+ years of professional experience

Each application will be considered on a case by case basis.

Areas of study

In this entrepreneurship course, the key content areas you will cover include:

  • People and culture
  • Leadership
  • Ethics and decision making
  • Finance for managers
Ducere From flexible and self-directed online study, to real-world business projects and dynamic industry events, Dūcere has designed their programs to meet the needs of the modern learner. Their bachelor's degrees and MBA program blend immersive online learning with an applied assessment approach. Under this model, Dūcere students decide when and how they study, whilst completing practical assessments that are relevant to their own career needs and to the needs of industry. So instead of exams, you could be working on business plans, project case studies and more, while enjoying access to Australia’s most industry-relevant course curriculum and content.
However you choose to study, you’ll receive personalised support and advice through Dūcere's student support teams, along with in-depth practical feedback from their academic staff. At every stage of your journey, Dūcere will work with you to cultivate the digital literacy, critical know-how and entrepreneurial skill sets required for success in an economy transformed by innovation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this business administration course you will receive a Graduate Certificate from the University of Canberra.

The knowledge gained in this course may enhance your existing work, or qualify you to seek employment in leadership and management across a wide range of industries.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies, and could qualify you to undertake study a Master of Business Administration - Innovation and Leadership at Ducere or another qualified provider.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay your course fees upfront.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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