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Graduate Certificate of Artificial Intelligence for Business

  • Graduate Certificate

The business landscape is changing rapidly with the advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI), which includes cognitive automation, business process automation, robotics, (augmented) virtual reality, machine learning, and big data analytics.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
M553
Intake Months
Jun

About this course

The business landscape is changing rapidly with the advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI), which includes cognitive automation, business process automation, robotics, (augmented) virtual reality, machine learning, and big data analytics. There is an increasing push for business professionals to improve digital skills relating to AI, sharpen soft skills and invest in transferable skills to meet the growing demand in the market for AI solutions to business problems.

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills to introduce AI thinking into a business organisation. It provides students with an opportunity to formulate ethically responsible AI-driven business strategies, and use existing commercial AI software in contexts including marketing, supply chain management and finance. It will also provide students with an opportunity to explore challenges and pitfalls of using existing commercial AI software in business contexts.

The course will comprise 4 credit points of study. The course duration will be 1 year part-time equivalent.

Entry requirements

Minimum admission requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or higher, OR
  • two years of relevant work experience, OR
  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. To be eligible for admission to this program, applicants must meet the course requirements.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

Career pathways

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to succeed as business professionals, in their jobs in the future, which increasingly are being transformed by artificial intelligence. All business professionals need skills and knowledge in using and evaluating artificial intelligence software to augment their work in job markets ranging from marketing, accounting, finance, supply chain management and other fields.


Course structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Artificial Intelligence for Business, students must attain a total of 4 credit points of core units and completion of the compulsory 0-credit point module, MAI010 Academic Integrity Module.

Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.

Credit for prior study or work

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at Deakin University.
79.2%
Overall satisfaction
80.8%
Skill scale
65.2%
Teaching scale
88.8%
Employed full-time
$110k
Average salary