Graduate Diploma of Business

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This program is ideal for students with a technical or non-business background wishing to develop an understanding of the functional areas of business. By provision of a broad coverage of core business related topics students will be well prepared to move into leadership and management roles.

Designed for

Non-business graduates


This course is made up of a choice of 2 Majors 200 credit points each.


  • Business
  • Strategic procurement

Standard entry requirements

Applicants require a bachelor degree or postgraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution or equivalent, and at least three years relevant work experience. Applicants for a Graduate Diploma are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards (IELTS requirement of 6.5 overall (with no individual band less than 6)). Selection, which is competitive, will be based on a range of information including grades achieved in previous study, referee reports, relevance or work experience, career aspirations and test results. Applicants are required to submit referee reports and a CV. Interviews will also be required.

Study pathways

Students with waivers may select other appropriate foundation or business environment units from the Master of Business Administration or an additional optional Graduate Diploma introductory unit.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Graduate School of Business International: $35,800 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Curtin Course Code: GD-BUSI

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