Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

Take your career to the next level.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Mark Twain

Course Overview

Are you interested in moving up to a senior management role? Are you thinking of starting your own business? Perhaps you want to move into a different area of your organisation? If so, the knowledge you receive from a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration will give you the tools to succeed and continue on towards an MBA.
At Excelsia College, our courses are designed to give you an understanding of business theories, tools and techniques that will enable you to become a more ethical and effective leader.
The course is ideal for new managers in any industry or sector who wish to gain a deeper understanding of business and team management. This course is also suitable for those working in the industry who have no business qualifications and are looking to formalise or supplement their practical experience.
Reasons to choose this program:
• Globally recognised qualification
• Focus on leadership and management
• Relevant curriculum - where lessons can be immediately applied
• Opportunity to study alongside students from other cultures
Course  Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
CRICOS 096446J
Duration 2 Semesters full-time.
Intakes February and July
Units 8
FEE-Help Yes

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Accreditations TEQSA

Admission Requirements

Educational Prerequisites

  • A bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in any field of study from an Australian higher education institution; OR
  • A qualification recognised as equivalent by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR); OR
  • Other qualifications and experience as may, on application by the student, be deemed equivalent to (a) by the Academic Board of the College.

Applicants without an undergraduate degree who have three years’ professional experience with at least two years’ managerial experience may apply for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, on the successful completion of which they may progress into the Graduate Diploma program.

Those candidates who are successful in completing the Graduate Diploma program may apply for admission to the MBA with full credit for the units completed in the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programs.

International Students

In addition to meeting the prerequisites above, international applicants who have not completed an educational qualification in English have to provide proof of proficiency in English through internationally recognised tests such as IELTS or TOEFL, or through satisfactory completion of an approved course at one of the College’s partner language colleges.

Examination Minimun Score 

6.5 with no band less than 6 

TOEFL iBT (Internet-based)

79* with no score less than 60

PTE Academic 59 with no score less than 51

For other other ways of demonstrating English Language Proficiency visit the English Language Proficiency Requirements page. 

Visit the International Student page


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