Graduate Certificate in Business (Online)


As little as 8 months


4 courses

Study intakes

January, March, May, July, Sept and October

Study mode

100% Online

Program code


Completion time dependent on individual study path, RPL, leave and course availability. Please speak to a Student Advisor for more information.

What you will study

UNSW's 100% online Graduate Certificate in Business covers the foundational skills required to enhance your credibility and advance your leadership capabilities in contemporary business settings. With courses that are future-focused and driven to meet the demand of employers, you will learn to identify opportunities where others see obstacles.  

By completing these courses, you'll immediately gain relevant frameworks and fundamental management skills to influence decisions, no matter your industry. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business, you may be eligible to articulate into the Master of Management.



Choose any four of the courses listed
  • Managing Yourself and Others
  • Financial Management
  • Business Economics
  • Foundations of Marketing
  • Law, Regulations and Ethics
  • Strategies for Disruption
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Managing with Digital Technology

Course availability is dependent on initial intake timing and following student participation in study periods. For more information, speak with a Student Advisor.

The UNSW Online experience

We are here to support you, every step of the way, to graduate from one of the world’s leading universities. Our online learning environment has been designed with the busy working professional in mind and offers you a learning environment where you can learn each course in seven-week blocks. This means you can graduate with your certificate in only eight months and allow you to leverage the employer demand sooner.

Our academics are some of the best in the world and as an online student you can expect your learning experience to be of the same high standard as that of our on-campus students.

Throughout your study journey, you will be able to turn to your Student Success Advisor, who is committed to assisting you from enrolment through to graduation. They are on hand for all non-academic queries by phone or email.





Entry Requirements

General admission requirements

To be eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Business you must have:

  1. A recognised bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline or specialisation, OR
  2. A minimum of three years’ relevant work experience. Relevant work experience includes clerical or administrative work in a commercial or public service organisation, supervisory or management, banking, finance or marketing experience or other business-related positions.

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