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University of New England Graduate Certificate in Business
University of New England

Graduate Certificate in Business


1 Years


Full time, Part time

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Jun 2024

AUD 16,127 / per year *

Distance Learning

* international students fees. contact the university for domestic students tuition fees


From sole traders to leaders of multinational corporations, businesspeople seek growth opportunities in an uncertain and rapidly changing world. With UNE's Graduate Certificate in Business, you will hone your skills and knowledge to anticipate and respond to opportunities and challenges, and to help businesses thrive, in a dynamic environment — both locally and globally.

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Business with UNE?

Our course is perfectly positioned to upskill and futureproof your career. If you want to enhance your business skills and qualifications, and have relevant work experience, this course is geared to meeting your needs.

With UNE, you'll be choosing an industry leader in flexible online study options for business professionals — we help you balance work and lifestyle commitments with your studies.

What makes our course different?

Our flexible course allows you to tailor your studies to achieve your personal career goals, building on your existing knowledge base to broaden your skillset and career opportunities in your chosen area of business. You will have opportunities to:

  • Study flexibly with our innovative and supportive online learning environment.
  • Take advantage of UNE's expertise in agribusiness by choosing elective units such as Risk Management in Agribusiness and Price Analysis in Food and Fibre Markets.
  • Apply business theory and critical analysis to hypothetical and real-world case studies, as well as your own workplace.
  • Develop and apply advanced problem-solving skills and communication skills.
  • Learn new tools and digital technologies to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of customers and stakeholders.
  • Choose from a wide range of units, allowing you to direct and focus your studies.
  • Achieve your qualification in as little as one trimester or spread your studies out over two years part time.
  • Apply for your prior studies and relevant work experience to count towards up to 12 credit points of advanced standing, depending on your entry path.
  • Gain credit from your completed Graduate Certificate of Business units towards a Master of Business Administration, if you choose to progress to higher-level studies.

We’re highly rated – students consistently award UNE the maximum 5-star ratings for Overall Experience and Student Support in The Good Universities Guide, so when you choose to study with us, you are in very good hands.

Study online

Most of our students choose to study online across three study periods with 24/7 tutor support* and fit study around work and family commitments. Uniquely, our online students are mostly over 30 and bring valuable experience with them. They form a community of adults juggling the same challenges and priorities and who bring their life and work experience together at UNE in order to become future-fit and better respond to a rapidly changing world.

24/7 tutor support includes: essay feedback (within 24 hours); live chat 24/7 for generic feedback on academic writing; and subject-specific help at a foundation or first-year level for subjects including mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics, business, accounting, microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics. There are also a wide range of workshops, resources and courses available in academic skills support to assist you and help you to succeed.


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