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Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma of Business (General)

Graduate Diploma of Business (General) (GDBZ)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Nov
Note: Semester 3 (November) intake is only available via online study. This specialisation will discontinue at the end of 2022.

Overview

  • Design your own postgraduate business degree. Our Graduate Diploma of Business (General) degree gives you the flexibility to include only the business courses (subjects) that interests you.
  • Delve into any of the subjects offered in the Graduate Diploma of Business specialisations and study topics relevant to you and where you want to take your career. Courses are offered online and on-campus, so you have the flexibility to tailor your postgraduate study to suit your interests, goals and lifestyle.

Career outcomes

  • The Graduate Diploma of Business (General) is perfect for you to up-skill, re-skill and side-skill within a profession or industry.

Entry requirements 

  • Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of business, or equivalent.

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

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your 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. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

To discuss which courses to study within the General specialisation, please contact us. All course pre-requisites must be met, and all courses chosen are subject to the approval of the Program Coordinator.

Courses to be studied Units
Business postgraduate courses 8
Total 8

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for 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 your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying

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

AUD 29120

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2022. 

Student services and amenities fees

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

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for FEE-HELP

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

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.

The closing dates for applying directly to UniSQ are:

  • Semester 3, 2022 - applications close on 14 November and the Semester 3 study period commences on Monday 14 November, 2022.
  • Semester 1, 2023 - applications close on 20 February and the Semester 1 study period commences on Monday 20 February, 2023.
  • Semester 2, 2023 - applications close on 10 July and the Semester 1 study period commences on Monday 10 July, 2023.
  • Semester 3, 2023 - applications close on 13 November and Semester 3 study period commences on Monday 13 November, 2023.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at UniSQ that is relevant to you.

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