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Monash University

Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Commerce

Course code: 3845 ~ Course abbreviation: PGDipBusCom ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Sunway)

    Course description

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Commerce is structured to provide students with a number of key skills that are highly valued within industry and academia. The course is a research preliminary qualification. It provides a year of study for students who wish to undertake a higher degree by research, but do not meet the admission requirements.

Course objectives

The learning goals associated with this course are to: develop critical thinking, time management and communication skills; develop project management skills; develop critical thinking and research skills.

    Course structure

Course requirements

(a) Students must complete three core units (36 points):

  • BEW4000 Research methods 1 (6 points)
  • BEW4010 Research methods 2 (6 points)
  • BEW4100 Research project and report (24 points)

(b) students must complete two units (12 points):

With the approval of the course coordinator, one or both of the directed studies units may be replaced by approved 4000-level units where these are available.

    Contact details

School of Business, Sunway: Email

Course coordinator

Dr Vanitha Karean