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Postgraduate - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

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Managing faculty

Business and Economics


Dr Nell Kimberley

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Admission and fees

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Course type

Graduate certificate

Standard duration

0.5 years FT, 1 year PT

Mode and location

On-campus (Caulfield)


Graduate Certificate in Business
Graduate Certificate of Business


This generic course is a stand-alone award, or a pathway to a graduate diploma or master's degree, and is designed to enable students to experience an introduction to a variety of business disciplines, or to tailor their subject selection to their specific area of interest.


These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • communicate effectively using different formats, to students, staff and industry
  • identify local and global networks that support and enhance business
  • review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise a variety of materials in order to respond to business issues
  • have knowledge to graduate certificate level in business.


This course consists of four units.


Students must complete any four graduate-level units from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

These units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool ( or the index of units by facultyindex of units by faculty ( in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; postgraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 5. Students must be able to meet any unit prerequisites.

Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Business may be eligible for admission to a master's program in the Faculty of Business and Economics subject to satisfying the appropriate entry requirementsentry requirements (