Graduate Diploma in Business Administration GradDipBA
The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration consists of the 12 core courses of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. Students attend the same classes as MBA students, but do not enrol in elective classes, or complete a project.
Candidates must be approved by the Dean of Commerce, who will take the relevance and standard of previous studies and experience into account. They must have qualified for a degree or produced evidence of extensive practical, professional or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind.
Candidates normally require at least five years’ management experience.
Details of entry requirements and application forms may be obtained from the MBA Programme Director. Applications close on 25 November for both domestic and international students.
The structure of the diploma is closely specified, and consists of 12 courses (or their equivalent) selected from the list of courses for Group A of the Master of Business Administration.
The courses are:
- MBAD 601 Managerial Accounting
- MBAD 602 Quantitative Methods
- MBAD 604 Business Economics
- MBAD 605 Human Resource Management
- MBAD 606 Marketing Principles
- MBAD 611 Managerial Finance
- MBAD 615 Organisational Analysis and Development
- MBAD 631 Strategic Management
- MBAD 632 Strategy and International Business
- MBAD 642 Managerial Leadership
- MBAD 643 Change Management
- MBAD 644 Group Dynamics
The diploma may be completed in a minimum of eight months full-time or up to four years part-time study.
For full requirements see the Regulations for the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (University Regulations website).