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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.

2. Notwithstanding Regulation 1, admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business endorsed in Business Administration requires that the candidate will:

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

(b) have completed at least seven years business experience, at least three of which must be at management level; and

(c) have been selected into the programme on the basis of a selection process which may include a written application, interview and practical exercises.

Qualification Requirements

3. 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.

4. 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

5. The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is awarded with or without an endorsement.​

6. Candidates may complete an endorsement by passing 60 credits in that endorsement. The requirements for each endorsements are set out in the schedule for the Certificate.

7. The endorsement available in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business is Business Administration.

Completion Requirements

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

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

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

11. 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.

12. 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 Certificate in Business prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to substitute 114.710, 114.723, 114.728, 114.762, 152.701, 152.705, 152.709, 152.724, 152.732, 152.762, 152.768, and/or 219.705 for a course or courses included in the Elective Courses schedule. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2021.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Unendorsed Postgraduate Certificate in Business courses (60 credits from)

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

114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 30 credits
P Appraisal Required or 114.702

114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy 30 credits
P Appraisal Required or 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702 R 114.725

114.761 International Human Resource Management 30 credits

115.758 Interpersonal Communication at Work 15 credits

115.759 Current Issues in Business 15 credits

125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125.330

137.710 The Theory and Management of Banking 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 137.701, 137.702

152.700 Organisation and Management 30 credits

152.702 Advanced Strategic Management 30 credits

152.704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits
R 115.783

152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits
R 152.709, 152.705

152.725 Building Export and Import Businesses 30 credits

152.726 Growing Multinational Enterprises 30 credits
P 152.725 or Appraisal Required

152.727 Managing Multinational Enterprises 30 credits
P 152.725 or Appraisal Required

152.728 Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility 30 credits

152.730 Advanced Contemporary Issues in Sustainability 30 credits

152.731 Innovation and New Ventures 30 credits
R 26.441, 52.731

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

152.747 Local Governance: Context, Structure and Finance 30 credits

152.752 Project Management 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 P or C 156.700 or Appraisal Required C 156.700

156.743 Advanced Marketing Planning and Strategy 30 credits
P 156.700 or Appraisal Required C 156.700

156.744 Advanced Marketing Research and Analysis 30 credits
P 156.700 or Appraisal Required 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.

157.701 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

157.747 Advanced Study in Technology Project Management 30 credits

157.748 Advanced Management, Analytics, and Decision Making 30 credits
R 157.216

157.749 Technology Innovation Management 30 credits

157.777 Mobile Business 30 credits
R 158.778

178.703 The Theory and Practice of Economics 30 credits

178.719 Climate Change Economics and Policy 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

219.706 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

251.731 Advanced Occupational Safety and Health 30 credits

Endorsements

Business Administration (60 credits)

Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

115.723 Accounting I 15 credits

115.725 Leadership and People 15 credits

115.728 Contemporary Strategy 15 credits

115.775 Business Law 15 credits
R 115.721

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