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Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma of Business (Business Foundations)

Graduate Diploma of Business (Business Foundations) (GDBZ)
CRICOS: 110844G

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

Overview

  • If you don’t have a bachelor qualification in the business area, and want to go on to study the Master of Business, the Business Foundation specialisation can be an ideal start for you. Combine your studies in Business Foundations with elective business courses to tailor your unique career path.
  • Develop the ability to design solutions to dynamic issues and evaluate available digital technologies in collaborative teams. Your studies covers foundational knowledge in adaptive leadership, talent strategy, customer experience and managerial economics.
  • The flexible delivery at UniSQ allows you to study business courses online or on-campus, part-time or full-time depending on what suits your career goals and work/life commitments.

Further study

The Graduate Certificate of Business can be a stepping stone if you want to go on and study the Master of Business.

Career outcomes

  • The Graduate Diploma of Business (Business Foundations) is perfect for you to up-skill, re-skill and side-skill within a profession or industry, or can be a great start to your business career.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent.
    or
  • A minimum of three 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.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 2
Specialisation courses 4
Electives 2
Total 8

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 (8 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 32000
On-campus

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

AUD 32000

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.

CRICOS: 110844G

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 


Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2025  Monday 3 February  Monday 10 February  Friday 9 May
Trimester 2, 2025 Monday 19 May Monday 26 May  Friday 22 August
Trimester 3, 2025 Monday 1 September Monday 8 September Friday 5 December 
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Begin your study journey today with the university rated 5/5 stars for graduates starting salaries* and start the degree that’s right for you.

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