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Graduate Certificate of Business

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:

    Online
    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 months full time, 1 year part time

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)

  • Location

    WA

  • Career Outcomes:

    Data Analyst | Operations Manager | Business Development Manager | Business Analyst | Executive General Manager | View All

Course Rundown

Develop essential business and management capabilities to level up your career with this Graduate Certificate of Business from Edith Cowan University.

Highly motivated professionals will be able to make the most of the skills gained from the course. The course covers essential knowledge including management strategies for people and organisations, marketing principles, economics, finance and accounting practices.

You’ll be equipped with the tools for professional success, allowing you to step confidently into a management role armed with your new knowledge.

This course can also act as a pathway for further learning, introducing you to foundational concepts and skills that are explored further in the Graduate Diploma of Business and Master of Business Administration.

Eligibility

You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); OR
  • Where accepted, have completed 5 or more years of relevant work experience; AND
  • Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements 

What You’ll Learn

In this business course, subjects you may study include:

  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Marketing Leadership
  • Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business

Why study with Edith Cowan University?

Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.

ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.

From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!

Student Support

Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.

When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate of Business from Edith Cowan University.

With highly transferrable skills gained through this course, you'll be qualified to apply for mid-level management positions across a wide range of industries and government organisations.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.

Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more.

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider 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.