Graduate Certificate in Commerce Mid-Year Entry

Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC016
CRICOS 062043J

Get business savvy

The University of Adelaide’s Business School has been pushing boundaries in business education for over 115 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.

  • Entry Requirements

    For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.

    For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2020 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
    I am a:

    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    SATAC Code 3GC016
    Intake February and July
    Enquiries Future Students team

    Selection Criteria
    Graduate entry

    Higher Education Study Bachelor degree or equivalent.
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 3GC016

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    CRICOS 062043J
    Intake February and July
    Selection Criteria
    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
    Pearson 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
    More Information
    Tertiary Qualifications
    • Graduate entry only

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
    I am a:

    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    Tuition fees
    Australian Full-fee place: $15,500 for 12 units

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    Tuition fees International student place: $22,000 for 12 units

    Scholarships

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

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Potential careers

    Manager / Business Management

  • Degree Structure

    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:

    Assessment

    Typically includes individual and group assignments, investigative projects and final exams.

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  • Further Information

    Please direct enquiries to the Ask Adelaide
    Phone: +61 8 8313 7335 (toll free 1800 061 459)

    The annual Open Day and Information Night events provide an excellent opportunity to see our campus, meet with academics, and discuss your study options.

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Last updated: Thursday, 7 May 2020