Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Executive)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Executive) is a unique degree designed for experienced senior managers who want to build their professional capabilities, those aspiring to executive positions and entrepreneurs who are motivated to start and grow their own business venture.The program will develop and advance the skills required to respond to the dynamic business environment by identifying, implementing and managing best business practices through all stages of business life cycles.You will learn to be innovative, visionary and strategic in the delivery of key business outcomes and realise and develop your authentic leadership style. Your managerial and directional skills will be enhanced to enable you to provide effective responses to the organisation of all business models.The subjects are specifically designed and taught for interactivity, and you will be able to share and learn from likeminded professionals at similar stages of their career in the classroom. This allows you to expand on your career network and immediately utilise the learnings back to your current senior managerial or executive role. The assessment tasks are similarly designed to be applied back to real and current business objectives.To allow you to manage your work and study commitments, the program is taught with flexibility in mind and delivered via regular weekend block classes including a residential weekend.This program is embedded into the Master of Business Administration (Executive), which means you can progress to this master program with credit for all 8 subjects completed. However, we understand your circumstances may change and you may not be able to complete the Graduate Diploma program, so depending on the subjects you have completed you may graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Executive).


The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Executive) requires the successful completion of 48 credit points.

Standard entry requirements

A recognised bachelor's degree with an average mark of 60%, plus 5 years of senior management work experience.In exceptional cases, candidates who are able to demonstrate senior executive work experience will be considered for admission to the program on an individual basis.All students are required to have an interview with the Master of Business Administration (Executive) to be approved for entry into the course.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Sydney Business School International: $44,400 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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