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Postgraduate Certificate in Business

PGCertBus
11 October 2023

UC's Postgraduate Certificate in Business (PGCertBus) is an applied commerce qualification that focuses on developing skills, knowledge, and competencies expected by potential employers. Find out about studying a PGCertBus through Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School.

DURATION

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Degree Structure - Duration
6 months full-time

START

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Degree Structure - Start In
February or July

POINTS

60

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 60 points:

  • Domestic — $4,264
  • International — $17,500

Overview


Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Introduction

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is an applied commerce qualification that focuses on developing skills, knowledge, and competencies expected by potential employers from Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School graduates. It provides a pathway qualification into the Postgraduate Diploma in Business, which leads into the Master of Business and Master of Professional Accounting.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business equips graduates with general knowledge and skills applicable to business, which can then be applied in graduate positions across a wide range of industries. This Certificate provides a qualification with some of the core business skills required by industry.

As part of the Business Taught Masters programme at UC, this qualification enables you to increase your employability by gaining business skills that complement your existing professional or academic background. Anyone with a degree may apply and no prior experience in commerce is required.

Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School is accredited by AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS; only one percent of business schools in the world have attained all three.



Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Why Study - Body

Why study a Postgraduate Certificate in Business at UC?

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current theoretical concepts, frameworks, and industry practice within the fields of business and management.
  • Think logically, analytically, and critically with respect to the academic and professional literature within the field of business.
  • Synthesise academic and professional literature and effectively communicate this information and research findings, both orally and in written form, to a range of audiences.

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

You will need to have a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and be approved to enrol.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

The programme has intakes in February and July.

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Career - Body

Career opportunities

The PGCertBus provides the skills and competencies that will allow graduates to gain employment within the private and public sector in relevant business positions. Graduates will gain the confidence to challenge existing commercial practice and participate in the development of new and innovative business strategies.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $4,264
  • International — $17,500

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $4,148
  • International — $16,850

SSL estimate (per 60 points):

  • 2024 — $550.20
  • 2023 — $496.20

Please note this qualification is not funded by StudyLink.

Planning my study

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my certificate?

A total of four courses must be completed to obtain the Postgraduate Certificate in Business.

The Certificate can be started in either February or July. It takes 6 months of full-time study to complete, or up to 2 years part-time.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business.

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Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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Please note:

This qualification is not funded by StudyLink.

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