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Graduate Diploma of Management (1.5 yr)

CRICOS Code: 085208C


Admissions Requirements

The program is intended for people who have an undergraduate degree and/or extensive experience working within an organisation.

Candidate should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university.
  • Required proficiency in English: IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 TOFEL Paper 550 (TWE 4.5), TOFEL Computer 213 TOFEL iBT 79-80 with minimum of 19 in all sections, Pearson 50 (no band score less than 42) and Cambridge 52 with no less than borderline in each skill.

Applicants holding other academic or professional qualifications and/or with five years relevant work experience may also be granted admission to the program as assessed by the program coordinator.

Tuition Fee

2017

A$27600/Year x 1.5 Year*

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.

Program Overview & Objectives

The Graduate Diploma of Management is an introductory postgraduate program post-experience program designed for managers or aspiring managers seeking to update or upgrade their formal qualifications. The program emphasises the practical application of general principles from the broad range of business disciplines that contribute to the enhancement of managerial performance.

The program aims to provide:

  • A coherent, integrated development program designed to prepare students for assuming broad managerial responsibilities;
  • A variety of specialist program that prepare the students for assuming broad managerial responsibilities;
  • A variety of specialist programs that prepare the student for the immediate demands of a particular industrial or professional managerial setting; and
  • A basis for further formal studies in management.

Objectives include:

  • Developing approaches to learning that will enable practising managers to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, problem solving ability, innovative thinking and responsiveness to change in their work environments;
  • Providing a strong foundation in management and communications, accounting, human resource management, economics and marketing as the base disciplines of management;
  • Developing a managerial focus and style that promotes awareness of the environment in which graduates will operate, and to develop approaches that are appropriate to these environments; and
  • Developing relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable graduates to contribute to a specific managerial setting and promote the contribution of effective management in that setting.

Program Structure

The program is 1.5 years full-time and consists of 12 courses of study.

Required Core UnitsCredit
Semester 1  

BUMGT5921 Organisations: Behaviour, Structure & Processes

15

BUHRM5912 Human Resource Management

15

BUMKT5902 Marketing Management

15

BUACC5901 Accounting and Finance

15

Semester 2  

BUMGT6927 Creativity and Innovation

15

BUMGT5980 Managerial Decision Making

15

MGGGC5670 Leadership

15

BUGEN5930 Business, Society and the Planet

15

Plus any 4 courses from the graduate program
(Subject to meeting the pre requisites)

 
Elective CoursesCredit
Semester 3  

BUMGT6961 Managerial Skills Workshop

15

BUMGT6935 Operations Management

15

BUACC6925 Financial Policy

15

BUENT6928 Entrepreneurship

15

BUHRM6930 Change Agent Strategies

15

BUMKT6942 International Business

15

BUMKT6923 Strategic Marketing

15

BUMGT6927 Creativity and Innovation

15

BUMKT6930 e-Commerce for Business

15

BUMGT6973 Project Management

15