Adelaide Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Accelerate with management essentials

Our graduate certificate provides key business insights designed by a leading Australian university and is ideal for managers seeking an introductory management program or wanting to acquire new skills without a lengthy time commitment.

What will you do?

Through an interactive environment delivered face-to-face in Singapore you will:

  • explore the fundamentals of leadership and develop your own personal leadership philosophy
  • consider the nature of systems so you can influence their outcomes more profoundly
  • gain insight into the world of marketers and accountants so you can speak their 'language' to empower your decision-making.

The graduate certificate can also lead into our Adelaide Master of Business Administration, the only MBA offered by an Australian Group of Eight university on campus in Singapore.

Note: this program is available to Singapore residents only and intakes occur throughout the year, in January, April, July and October.

  • ISO 9001 Certification
  • AACSB accredited
  • MBA rated second in Australia^

^QS World University Rankings, 2021

Entry Requirements

Please note: For programs including placements and/or study-related activities in settings where COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory, it is an inherent requirement that all students be fully vaccinated prior to undertaking the placement and/or study-related activity.
From 30 June 2023, in accordance with Australian government requirements, the University will be returning to face-to-face teaching for all students where it is safe and practical to do so. For students with circumstances where it would not be practical or safe to travel to Australia, exemptions may apply. Students are encouraged to regularly check Study in 2023 and International Student Covid-19 FAQ for information and updates.

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Domestic applicants

Not offered to domestic students.

Fees and Scholarships

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Domestic applicants

Unavailable - see previous year for indicative only fee.


These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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Professional Accreditation

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

Potential careers

Manager / Business Management

Degree Structure

Example Study Plan

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Ngee Ann Academy)
Core Courses ACCTING 7100NA Accounting for Managers (3 units)
MANAGEMT 7086NA Fundamentals of Leadership (3 units)
MANAGEMT 7104NA Marketing Management (3 units)
MANAGEMT 7115NA Systems Thinking for Management (3 units)

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, 17 Aug 2022