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Postgraduate Diploma in Business

PGDipBus
11 October 2023

UC's Postgraduate Diploma in Business (PGDipBus) provides skills and competencies that enable graduates to gain employment in the private and public sector in relevant business positions. Find out about studying a PGDipBus through our Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School.

DURATION

Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time

START

Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Degree Structure - Start In
February or July

POINTS

120

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — $8,527
  • International — $35,000

Overview


Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Introduction

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business provides the skills and competencies that will allow graduates to gain employment within the private and public sector in relevant business positions. It also provides a pathway to the Master of Business and Master of Professional Accounting programmes.

As one of the qualifications available within the Business Taught Masters programme, you will gain business experience, professional skills and industry connections within a short timeframe, and no previous background in business is required. Graduates will gain the confidence to challenge existing commercial practice and participate in the development of new and innovative business strategies.

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.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

You must have a bachelor's degree with at least a B Grade Point Average in 300-level courses (or equivalent), and been 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 Diploma in Business or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

The programme has intakes in February and August.

You can apply online at myUC.

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

Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Subjects and Courses - Body

Subjects and courses

The PGDipBus courses cover core business subjects that industry stakeholders consider to be important for any business graduate at a postgraduate level. The courses required for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business are the core knowledge courses required as part of the Master of Business and Master of Professional Accounting.

  • Complete eight courses (120 points) chosen from the course list.

Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,527
  • International — $35,000

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $8,295
  • International — $33,700

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study

Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my diploma?

The PGDipBus consists of 120 points of core business courses.

The programme is completed within 1 year of full-time study, or up to 4 years part-time. It can be started in either February or July each year.

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

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