Monash University

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and 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

Caulfield Student Services

Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400

Fax: +61 3 9903 1357


Course coordinator

Dr Nell Kimberley


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


This generic course is a stand-alone award, or a pathway to a graduate diploma or master's 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.


Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • communicate effectively using different formats, to students, staff and industry
  • identify local and global networks that support and enhance business
  • review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise a variety of materials in order to respond to business issues
  • have knowledge to Graduate Certificate level in business


This course consists of four units.


Students must complete any four graduate-level units from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

These units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool ( or the index of units by facultyindex of units by faculty ( in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; postgraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 5.

Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Business may be eligible for admission to a master's program in the Faculty of Business and Economics subject to satisfying the appropriate entry requirementsentry requirements (


Graduate Certificate in Business
Graduate Certificate of Business