Course Overview Validation Framework Level Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration Requirements A recognised Honours undergraduate degree or equivalent Duration 1 year Start Date 21 January 2013 Apply
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Participants undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration programme will complete 6 modules over 1 year.
The qualification is broken down into 2 major awards:
1: Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration
Students who complete 3 courses will be eligible for the award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, at least one of which must be a core course. A maximum of one exemption will be permitted for the award of the Postgraduate Certificate.
2: Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
Students who complete 6 courses will be eligible for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, at least one of which must be a core course. A maximum of two exemptions will be permitted for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma.
Students complete six courses from the following list;
Economics, Organisational Behaviour, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Project Management & Strategic Planning and two elective courses; Human Resource Management & International Marketing.
Term 1: (Jan 2013 - May 2013) Marketing, Finance & Organisational Behaviour
Term 2: (June 2013 - Aug 2013) Project Management & Economics
Term 3: (Sept 2013 - Dec 2013) Finance
Each course is assessed by formal examination. The assessment of each course is derived entirely from your performance in a single examination lasting 3 hours. To complete a course successfully you must obtain at least 50% in the examination.
On completion of the Postgraduate Diploma students have the opportunity to complete the Master of Business Administration in an additional 6 months. After successfully completing nine courses including all core courses and two electives students will be eligible for the award of Master of Business Administration.
A postgraduate qualification is a proven asset for anybody who wishes to move from middle management to senior management, or for the person who desires to get a foothold on the path to becoming a senior executive. The Master of Business Administration programme is the first step in this process and can play a pivotal role in such development.
DIRECT ENTRY STEPS
Step 2 Send a copy of prior qualifications by email.
Step 3 Our Admissions Team will endeavour to contact you within 5 working days if you are successful in gaining a place.
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For Postgraduate courses:
Postgraduate applicants may apply directly to Griffith College. Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their undergraduate degree final results for entry. Griffith College welcomes applications from those who do not meet the academic requirements but who have extensive industry experience. For such applications, an additional interview will be required. Contact the Admissions Office for more details.