Southern Cross University

Graduate Diploma of Business

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

The business world is constantly evolving, with issues such as changing technology and increasing competition as factors in this process. As a business owner or professional, you need to understand the core business principles that help you succeed and stay ahead in today’s fast-paced world. This one-year program includes study in financial analysis and budget control, marketing concepts, consumer behaviour, market systems and their limitations. It also examines the impact of government policy on the business environment.

Designed for

Graduates seeking the skills needed to advance their business management careers


Credit points 96


  • Business

Standard entry requirements

Applicants for admission to candidature in the Graduate Diploma of Business may be selected where they can demonstrate professional standing approved by the Faculty Board to be equivalent to the requirements of Rule 2, Section 3.

Study pathways

Early exit point (intermediate award): Graduate Certificate (4 units). Graduates gain 8 units of advanced standing towards the Master of Business Administration. It is designed to articulate into the Master of Business Administration.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $30,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne International: $35,440 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
Perth International: $35,440 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Sydney International: $35,440 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year

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