Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face, Online
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
AUD19,260 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
0.5 years full-time.
Face to Face, Online
The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is the first step for professionals aiming to expand their career opportunities. You will improve your foundational skills in managerial decision making, understand effective organisational structures, study human behaviour and learn how to expertly manage people.
The program’s content focuses on advanced management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in management roles.
Achieving a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration will demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions.
The program focuses on building applicable skills in:
Upon graduation, you will have a comprehensive understanding and the ability to apply the fundamental areas of business which is key to success in both the public and private sectors.
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
This internationally recognised qualification is known for its ability to increase your professional and managerial competency profile making you highly employable. With your enhanced leadership capabilities and business management focus, you will have a new-found awareness of company culture, people, management and leadership, affording you with improved career opportunities.
With a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, you can leverage your existing experience with enhanced skills to gain control of your future. Whether your goal is to boost your current career, change career paths or start your own business, you will have the advanced skills and knowledge to achieve your goals.
Potential career opportunities include:
The Newcastle Business School is accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs. AACSB is the premier, and longest-standing, international accrediting body for business programs and is the international benchmark for excellence in business education.