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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleGradCertBus
CRICOS code069580E
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Graduate Student Office

Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400

Fax: +61 3 9903 1357



This generic course is a stand-alone award, or a pathway to a graduate diploma or masters degree and is designed to enable students to experience an introduction to a variety of business disciplines, or to tailor their subject selection to their specific area of interest.


The Graduate Certificate in Business aims to produce graduates who:

  • can develop a fundamental knowledge base in either generic business theory, or in a specific business discipline
  • can provide insight into the principles of business management
  • can critically analyse and apply theories in the units selected for the course.


This course comprises four units.


Students must complete any four graduate level units (24 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Business with a minimum of a credit (60 per cent) average may be eligible for admission to a masters program in the Faculty of Business and Economics


Graduate Certificate of Business

Graduate Certificate in Business