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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business
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Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree having achieved at least a B- grade average in the highest level courses, or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits at 700 level, comprising:

(a) courses from the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Schedule;

and including:

(b) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, and with the approval of Academic Board or their delegate, relevant 700 level courses may be substituted for courses included in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business schedule beyond the normal limits permitted.

Specialisations

4. The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is awarded without specialisation.

Completion Requirements

5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

8. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Business prior to 1 January 2019 who have completed at least 30 credits towards the Certificate, may be permitted to substitute 152.761, 152.764 and/or 152.766 for a courses or course(s) at the same level in order to complete the requirements of the Certificate. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business

110.710 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting 30 credits P 110.309
110.711 Advanced Accounting Theory 30 credits P 110.309
114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations 30 credits  
114.709 Managing the Employment Relationship 30 credits  
114.710 Organisational Learning 30 credits  
114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 30 credits P PHOS or 114.702
114.723 Performance Management 30 credits P 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702 R 114.724, 114.726
114.728 Valuing Human Resource Talent in Business Enterprises 30 credits P 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702
114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy 30 credits P PHOS or 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702 R 114.725
114.761 International Human Resource Management 30 credits  
114.762 Career Management in an International Context 30 credits  
125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits P Permission Head of School R 125.330
137.710 The Theory and Management of Banking 30 credits P PHOS R 137.701, 137.702
152.700 Organisation and Management 30 credits R 152.200, 152.300
152.701 Advanced Management 30 credits  
152.702 Advanced Strategic Management 30 credits  
152.704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits R 115.783
152.705 Advanced Change Management 30 credits R 152.707
152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits R 152.709, 152.705
152.709 Leadership 30 credits R 152.707
152.724 Advanced Services Management 30 credits  
152.731 Innovation and New Ventures 30 credits R 26.441, 52.731
152.732 Issues in Entrepreneurship 30 credits R 26.442, 52.732
152.742 Health Systems Management 30 credits R 250.742
152.743 Health Law and Policy 30 credits R 250.743
152.746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits R 250.746
152.752 Project Management 30 credits  
152.762 The International Business Environment 30 credits  
152.768 Managing Knowledge 30 credits  
153.700 Elements of Dispute Resolution 30 credits  
155.700 Fundamentals of Law 30 credits  
156.700 Essentials of Marketing 30 credits R 156.741, 115.104, 115.116
156.742 Advanced Consumer Behaviour 30 credits P or C 156.700 or Appraisal Required C 156.700
156.743 Advanced Marketing Planning and Strategy 30 credits P 156.700 or Permission HOS C 156.700
156.744 Advanced Marketing Research and Analysis 30 credits P 156.700 or Permission Head of School C 156.700
156.755 Advanced Social Media and Mobile Marketing 30 credits P 156.700 or Appraisal Required
156.758 Advanced Social Marketing 30 credits  
156.775 Theory and Models of Marketing 30 credits P At least 45 credits of 156.3xx or 60 credits of 156.7xx or Appraisal Required
157.700 Info Systems Management 30 credits  
157.701 Health Information Management 30 credits R 157.711, 157.733 and 158.759.
157.733 Health Information Systems 15 credits R 157.701
157.735 Data Mining 15 credits  
157.777 Mobile Business 30 credits R 158.778
178.703 The Theory and Practice of Economics 30 credits  
190.701 Human Factors for Professional Aviation 30 credits  
190.703 Management in Aviation Systems 30 credits  
190.720 Aviation Strategic Management 30 credits  
190.721 Design and Management of Airports 30 credits  
219.702 Management Communication 30 credits  
219.703 Perspectives in Business Communication 30 credits  
219.704 International and Intercultural Communication 30 credits  
219.705 Advanced News Media Processes 30 credits  
219.706 Strategic Public Relations 30 credits  
219.708 Political Communication 30 credits  
219.709 Advanced Journalism Issues 30 credits  
219.710 Persuasive Communication Practice 30 credits  
219.712 Print News Journalism 30 credits C 219.711, 219.713, 219.714, 219.715
219.713 Multi-media Journalism 30 credits C 219.711, 219.712, 219.714, 219.715
219.714 Media Law, Ethics and Workplace Practice 30 credits C 219.711, 219.712, 219.713, 219.715

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