The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration builds upon the Graduate Certificate and provides you with an understanding of the strategic approach required to achieve organizational success. This necessitates the adoption of disruptive innovation as well as emotional and cultural intelligence.



Adelaide / Brisbane / Melbourne / Perth / Sydney 

Course structure
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Course subjects
Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the broad economic, social, regulatory and ethical environment in which business operates
  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of business concepts and practices across a range of business disciplines
  • Analyse a range of common economic situations using key economic theories, principles, models and laws
  • Apply core management and accounting principles to the analysis of current business and accounting 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 >

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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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> Operations manager

> Corporate strategist

> Administration manager

> Corporate leader

Career Outcome Video Description

This qualification is ideal if you wish to develop your knowledge and understanding in key areas of management. You may leverage your existing experience with enhanced analytical, strategic and leadership skills to achieve career advancement, make a career change or start your own business.

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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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