In a nutshell
The online Graduate Certificate in Business at UNSW is designed for early career professionals and those with limited formal management skills that want to gain the business fundamentals to accelerate their career. Students develop the foundations in financial management, marketing and business economics while learning key principles in self-management and working with others. Complete your studies in a fast-tracked model and gain the practical skills needed to meet demand in an accelerating business world.
With intakes every two months, study one course at a time, 100% online and accelerated. The flexible learning model has no on-campus commitments, meaning you can study anywhere at any time, and graduate with a Graduate Certificate in as little as 8 months without compromising your career.
The Graduate Certificate provides you with the skills employers demand, in a fast-tracked model, and gives you a pathway to study the Master of Management.
What you’ll need
To do this course, you'll need:
- A recognised bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline or specialisation; OR
- 3 years of relevant work experience. Relevant work experience includes clerical or administrative work in a commercial or public service organisation, supervisory or management, banking, finance or marketing experience or other business-related positions; AND
- To be proficient in the English language.
The Graduate Certificate in Finance comprises four online subjects. The program covers the foundational skills required to advance your leadership capabilities and provides opportunities to immediately apply knowledge to real-world case studies and scenarios. Completing these subjects will provide you with a strong foundation knowledge of contemporary business practices and equip you with the fundamental management skills to influence decisions and meet demand.
Core subjects (choose four):
- Managing Yourself and Others
- Financial Management
- Business Economics
- Foundations of Marketing
- Law, Regulations and Ethics
- Strategies for Disruption
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Managing with Digital Technology
Subject availability is dependent on initial intake timing and following student participation in study periods.
Why UNSW Online?
Study 100% Online with UNSW. A World Leader.
UNSW is a globally recognised leader in education, with a focus on industry applicable programs. When you study online with UNSW, you can expect to learn from world-class academics and collaborate with ambitious, like-minded individuals.
Study at Australia’s Global University. Anywhere, anytime.
Studying online at UNSW means that you have the flexibility to shape your studies to fit your life and career goals. The programs have been designed with busy working professionals in mind so you can study one course at a time, 100% online & accelerated, whilst working full-time.
Designed by Industry for Industry.
The UNSW online programs have been developed in close consultation with industry experts equipping you with applicable and career-related skills. UNSW is ranked in the top 3 universities in Australia for graduate employability, and is 27th in the world (QS University World Rankings by Graduate Employability, 2020) with each program offering advanced disciplinary depth, giving you access to the latest thinking and current research.
Student Admissions Advisors:
Investing in the right program for you is important to us and we’re here to help you every step of the way. Our Student Enrolment Advisors are available to assist you with all your program and enrolment queries.
Student Success Advisors:
Studying online does not mean studying alone. We are here to help you make your difference. Throughout your study journey, you will be able to turn to your Student Success Advisor (SSA), who is committed to assisting you at every stage, from enrolment through to graduation. Your SSA is on hand to help with all non-academic queries by phone or email.