Postgraduate Certificate in Business

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Postgraduate Certificate in Business

CRICOS code: 063623C

Units to complete
: 4

Duration: on campus 1 semester full-time, distance 2 years part-time

Start dates: on campus March, July, online/distance March, July, November

Campus: Toowoomba, Springfield




Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent

• Minimum of 2 years full-time equivalent work experience


Alternate Entry

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• Minimum 5 years full-time equivalent relevant and appropriate work experience


Program Focus - General


This program enables students to study postgraduate courses that meet the particular needs of their specific work environment or area of interest, regardless of where they are in their career. These will be partly determined by the work environment of the student. Complete flexibility is available here, with course choice extending to all foundation management courses and all discipline specialisation studies. The Springfield campus offers a fixed set of courses, with students able to study alternative courses that are offered externally.




Program Focus -
Specialisation

This program enables students to study postgraduate courses that meet the particular needs of their specific work environment or area of interest, regardless of where they are in their career. Applicants may wish to undertake four courses from within a defined discipline area – or alternatively may chose to undertake a more general specialisation by selecting any four postgraduate courses from the Master of Business Administration. If applicants decide to select a discipline specialisation, this choice will be influenced considerably by the demands of the work environment and the interests of the student.


Program Structure - General

4 courses from:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • Economics for Managers
  • Decision Support Tools
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Marketing Management
  • Australian Law and Business OR Comparative Law and Business

Program Structure - Specialisation

Please refer to the Master of Business Administration.

Exemptions

A maximum of 2 units of exemptions may be granted on the basis of equivalent courses undertaken at postgraduate level if the following specific requirements for courses are met:

• masters or equivalent level

• passed within five years prior to the application (up to 10 years if evidence of employment in that field is provided)

• equivalent in objectives, content and weightings to a course prescribed in the PCBS, or as a suitable elective.


Exemptions shall not be granted for undergraduate study.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 18, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 4 semesters
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
9,600 AUD
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Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland
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Australia Springfield, Queensland
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Duration 1 - 4 semesters
Price 9,600 AUD
(campus), 7920 AUD (distance) per year