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Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate of Business (Finance)

Graduate Certificate of Business (Finance) (GCBU)
CRICOS: 110845F

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 0.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep

Overview

  • Gain a deeper understanding of Australian and global financial markets with UniSQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business (Finance). Throughout the degree you will develop your skills in business finance, stockbroking, investment management, international financial management and financial economics.
  • With both theoretical study and practical application, this specialisation will equip you with the tools and techniques required to make finance-based decisions.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Business (Finance), you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Business.

Career outcomes

  • Add to your existing qualifications and professional portfolio with the Graduate Certificate of Business (Finance) with career opportunities in financial services, personal financial planning, foreign exchange, financial policy, insurance, market research and banking.
  • Positions within government are in high demand. Career opportunities exist for finance graduates in the Department of Defence and in the field of financial crime; an emerging field with a focus on anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism and fraud.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent.
    or
  • A minimum of five years’ professional work experience, or equivalent. Further information on admission through work experience is available.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

UniSQ offers a number of bachelor degrees for you to study to help you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units.

Courses to be studied Units
Finance specialisation courses 4
Total 4

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for an example of courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 16000
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 16000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

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