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Graduate Certificate of Business
Graduate Certificate of Business

Graduate Certificate of Business

  • ID:ICMS610016
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a bachelor degree from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent

  • Successful completion of an overseas higher education course of at least three years duration (minimum AQF Level 6 or equivalent), with a minimum credit grade average.

  • At least five (5) years appropriate full-time managerial or professional experience.Applicants must demonstrate a recognisable level of responsibility as part of their work experience. Position accountability in a range of areas such as budgeting, staffing, project management, financial management or other relevant supervisory experience should be evident in the applicant's work history. While senior levels of volunteer experience may be considered, normally the majority of the work should be in a paid, full-time capacity.

  • Successful completion of at least two award or at least two non-award subjects (at AQF Level 8 or above) from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent.

English requirements

  1. English Language Test

  • IELTS (academic): Overall 6.0; Writing 5.5; Speaking 5.5

  • TOEFL i-BT: Overall 69; Writing 19; Speaking 17

  • Pearson (academic): Overall 50; Writing 42; Speaking 42

  • Common European Framework (CEFR): B2

  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Overall 169; Writing 162; Speaking 162

  • English Assessment administered by the ICMS: A satisfactory score ICMS indicating that no further English instruction is required to meet the entry requirements of the intended course of study

  • English Language Test must be completed within 2 years prior to the date of commencement of the ICMS course to which the applicant applied.

  1. Prior tertiary study in the medium of English

  • Undertaking tertiary level studies (University or VET), of at least one year’s duration, within Australia in the last five (5) years

  • Undertaking study, of at least one year’s duration, within a tertiary level program, at an approved institution where the language of instruction is English, undertaken within the last five (5) years

Course Information

Managers increasingly require highly developed knowledge and a broad set of applied techniques in order to be able to function effectively in contemporary business organisations.

The Graduate Certificate of Business is designed to expose students to contemporary business theories, concepts and skills that are the basis of successful management across a range of economic sectors.

The course focuses on developing advanced conceptual, transferable and professional attributes through a program of student-centred learning. 

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business, students may be eligible to articulate (enter) into the second semester of any ICMS Masters course.

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Year One

Trimester 1

Accounting for Business Decisions

Contemporary Marketing

Trimester 2

Managing in the Global Context

Economics and Finance for Business

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business, students will benefit from a range of enhanced career opportunities. Graduates will find employment in a range of organisational settings in roles such as

  • General management

  • Business strategy

  • Planning and operations

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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