Graduate Certificate in Commerce
Get business savvy
The University of Adelaide’s Business School has been pushing boundaries in business education for over 140 years. We have a wide range of innovative postgraduate courses designed to build advanced business skills and knowledge.
This six-month program offers a high quality and flexible introduction to the commercial realm.
What will you do?
- Study foundational commercial and business practices.
- Explore accounting, economics and finance principles.
- Build management and marketing knowledge.
- Advance your communication skills.
Where could it take you?
Our certificate may meet your needs for professional development by itself, or end up counting towards a grad dip or masters in commerce. If your strengths lie in understanding and working with people you could pursue marketing or project management. Perhaps you’ve a knack for patterns and numbers that will see you move into corporate accounting or market research.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3GC016 Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Higher Education Study Bachelor degree or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3GC016
CRICOS 062043J Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
- Graduate entry only
- Bachelor degree or equivalent
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $15,500 for 12 units
Tuition fees International student place: $22,000 for 12 units
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Adelaide Business School is AACSB* accredited, and as such our programs have passed rigorous standards of quality. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and only the best schools in the world earn AACSB accreditation.
* Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Manager / Business Management
Four courses (12 units) chosen from:
- Accounting Concepts and Methods
- Principles of Finance
- Economic Principles
- Marketing Management
- Quantitative Methods.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.
Example Study Plan
Select 12 units from the following courses:
Typically includes individual and group assignments, investigative projects and final exams.
The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.
Last updated: Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020