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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Business

  • Graduate Certificate

Hone your business skills, build specialist knowledge and accelerate your career to become a future business leader, ready to succeed in any field.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
5248, 038553J
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$21,136 per year / $21,136 total

About this course

Our game-changing 8-unit graduate certificate program over 6 months (or part-time equivalent) is ideal if you aspire to a management role and want to grow your business acumen with specialist knowledge in an industry-relevant discipline. You'll find that each field of study will equip you with the required knowledge to jump-start or advance your career in your chosen profession, or provide a pathway to higher degree.

At the UQ Business School, you'll study the most up-to-date and relevant theory and have the chance to apply what you've learned through internships and industry projects, thanks to our well-established links with the business world.

You'll also discover why UQ has an outstanding reputation in research, well above the world standard, and how we believe in business that creates sustained and positive change. Our unique Community Engagement Program (CEP) allows you to build on and apply your skills working on community sector projects that benefit not-for-profit and charity organisations.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Study at a business school renowned for cutting-edge research, outstanding academic staff, an impressive depth of educational programs and close association with leading global organisations.
  • Learn from the most innovative business educators in Australia, who are at the forefront of academic knowledge and will challenge your thinking.
  • Receive comprehensive training in business fundamentals, including analysis and decision-making, accounting and finance, and professional communication.
  • Develop specialised understanding of business both in Australia and internationally by completing at least 1 hands-on field of study.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Creative director
  • Digital marketing manager
  • Campaign manager
  • Media planner
  • Change manager
  • Human resource adviser
  • Business analyst
  • Purchasing officer
  • Startup founder
  • Business development manager