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Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

Course overview

James Cook University graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.

Please email admissions-singapore@jcu.edu.au to find out more about the intakes.

Campus
Singapore
Duration
4 months full time
Study mode
On campus

Subjects

Course Structure

1 trimester per year with 3 intakes

Study Program

Students are required to complete 4 subjects with a total of 12 credit hours.

Core Subjects

  • Marketing Management
  • People in Organisations
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • International Political Economy or
  • The Changing Business Environment

For a comprehensive listing and outline of the respective course subjects, please click here.

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in any discipline, from this or another university; or
  • A minimum of five (5) years business experience; or
  • Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the University as equivalent.

English Requirements

  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0) / TOEFL (Internet Based) 86 (no component less than 21) / Pearson PTE Academic 58 (no component less than 54) or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP) or
  • Successful completion of other qualifications completed in English Language deemed comparable to Australian standards within the last two years on a case-by-case basis

Advanced Standing

  • Students may apply for a credit transfer for previous tertiary study or informal and non-formal learning in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure. Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
  • Credit exemption may be granted for students with tertiary qualifications from recognised institutions on a case-by-case basis.

Attendance Requirements

International students holding a valid Student's Pass are required to attend at least 90% of scheduled classes per month. Failure to attend classes is a breach of the student visa conditions. Being absent from classes for a continuous period of seven days or more, or attendance falling below 90% without valid reasons will result in the student needing to surrender their Student's Pass for cancellation.

Domestic students must attend at least 75% of the scheduled lecture and tutorial activities to be eligible for assessment.

Career Outcomes

Students seeking to use the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration for entry to the Master of Business Administration. Students can also graduate with this qualification to seek employment in junior to middle management positions in business.

Tuition Fees

Domestic* International
S$12,412 S$12,840

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass)

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg.

James Cook University is EduTrust Certified. The EduTrust certification scheme is administered by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). EduTrust requires all students to be covered under a Fee Protection Scheme. In James Cook University, this is provided through an insurance protection scheme. Further, EduTrust also requires that the students must be covered under a medical insurance coverage which has provision for hospitalisation, surgery and treatment costs throughout their course duration. James Cook University will advise in the Standard Student Contract the total amount of insurance payable.

For more details please visit the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) website: www.cpe.gov.sg

Disclaimer
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.

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