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Graduate Diploma of Business (People and Culture)

Graduate Diploma of Business (People and Culture) (GDBZ)

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

Overview

  • The success of an organisation largely is based on the effective functioning of its employees. Gain the HR skills to understand the behaviour of people at work, and how this can translate into individual, group and organisational success.
  • Explore concepts of diversity and inclusion within workforces and organisations, develop problem solving skills and improve your use of persuasive communication techniques.
  • Learn about building an engaged workforce, from job design, satisfaction, and burnout and the effect disengaged workers has on organisation productivity.

Further study

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

Career outcomes

  • The Graduate Diploma of Business (People and Culture) will help you to build a career as a human resource professional both nationally and internationally.
  • You will gain practical HR knowledge to help build an engaged and effective workforce.

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.

Tafe (VET) qualification

If you have completed a qualification from a TAFE or qualified private provider, you may be able to use these qualifications to meet UniSQ's entry requirements.

Work and life experience

You may be able to use your work experience and other adjustment factors to increase your selection rank and meet UniSQ's entry requirements.

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.

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 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 29360
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 16323

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Note: Commonwealth Supported places for this degree are available from 2024.

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. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or 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.

Intakes

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

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

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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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.

*Good Universities Guide 2024

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