Whether you are a busy professional wanting to enhance your career prospects, or have just finished your undergraduate business degree, the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration enables you to reap the benefits of a business qualification with a globally recognised institution.

The course introduces a range of fundamental concepts that set the foundation for business success. These include the leadership of people, the building of effective cultures, the sustainability of organisations, the understanding of consumer behaviour, the interpretation of financial data and, above all, the ethical considerations of a rapidly changing world.



Adelaide / Brisbane / Gold Coast / Melbourne / Perth / Sydney 

Course structure
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Course subjects

Students at the Gold Coast campus will choose from a limited selection of subjects for Trimester 1 2024. For more information, please commence your application through Kaplink to see the full list of available subjects.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration at Kaplan Business School will learn how to:

  • Obtain an understanding of the broad economic, social and regulatory and ethical environment within which a business operates
  • Obtain basic knowledge of business concepts and practices
  • Communicate effectively in a range of business environments and with people from diverse backgrounds

Entry requirements

All students applying to study at Kaplan Business School must satisfy the entry requirements for the desired course.

International entry requirements >

Domestic entry requirements >

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Students may be eligible for credit for academic work previously completed and should apply to the School for this to be recognised as an exemption from individual subjects of study.

Recognition of prior learning form (PDF) >

Career Outcomes

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Joanna Barrientos Testimonial Video Left

> Team leader

> Marketing officer

> HR consultant

> Business manager

Career Outcome Video Description

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration familiarises you with key business concepts in a practical easy-to-implement way. These transferable management skills equip you to succeed in diverse, real-world business situations. That means it does not matter which industry you work in, since what you learn in this course will enrich you with the knowledge to further your career, irrespective of the position you hold.

Upon successful completion you may be eligible for full credit towards our Master of Business Administration course, or another course with an alternative higher education provider in Australia.

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Testimonial - Joanna Barrientos - MBA
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 23:01

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about tuition fees and other expenses for our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

International fees >

Domestic fees >

There are also scholarships you may be eligible for to help support your study and living costs.

Scholarships >

How to apply

As an Australian citizen wanting to enrol in a Kaplan Business School course, you may be eligible for FEE-HELP. For further information visit www.studyassist.gov.au Apply Now