Graduate Diploma of Commerce
About the course
These courses are for students who wish to further their understanding of business and management fundamentals, as well as improve their knowledge and skills in particular professional or occupational areas.
The goal is to produce graduates with strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills relevant to their occupational area. In addition, this course offers technical knowledge required for a variety of senior positions in specialist areas.
The advantage of studying the Graduate Diploma of Commerce or Master of Commerce over other postgraduate programs is that you select exactly which business subjects you wish to study, tailoring the course to your individual goals and career needs.
You'll study eight subjects that may count towards a range of advanced CSU postgraduate qualifications, including the MBA and Master of Commerce.
Why should you apply?
The diploma helps you deepen your understanding of business and management principles.
How much will it cost?
Find out the Graduate Diploma of Commerce tuition fees
Where can I study?
Sydney and Melbourne.
An undergraduate degree in any field, from a recognised Australian college or university, or equivalent
Academic IELTS overall score of at least 6.0 overall, with at least 6.0 in writing and no score below 5.5 (or equivalent grades)
You may receive up to 50% credit for studies completed at a postgraduate or equivalent level.
Find out more about our English language and academic entry requirements.
The Graduate Diploma of Commerce provides a route into the Master of Commerce. Credit may be granted for the subjects studied during the diploma.
Whether or not you have work experience, if you successfully complete the Master of Commerce or the Graduate Diploma of Commerce, you may receive credit for up to eight subjects towards the CSU MBA. In this case you may complete your MBA in one year, receiving the Graduate Diploma of Commerce / Master of Commerce and the Master of Business Administration in a total of two years.
You should declare your plan to continue onto the MBA when you enrol for the Master of Commerce, to make sure you take the correct subjects. If you don’t have an Australian bachelor’s degree in business (or equivalent) you will be required to pass the Graduate Certificate of Commerce before being admitted to the MBA program, with or without credit.
Gain the technical knowledge required for a range of senior positions within specialist areas, including:
- General Management
- Human Resource Management
- Information Technology
- International Management
- Strategic Management.
*Students with three years relevant management work experience can continue to the 16 subject MBA.
The course consists of eight subjects chosen from the pool of approved MCom subjects. Students may enter directly into the Graduate Diploma or exit with that award from the MCom.
|Master of Business Administration electives (Set C)^
||Business Accounting and Finance
||Management Accounting for Costs and Control
||Accounting & Finance
||Current Developments in Accounting Thought
||Decision Support Tools
||Accounting Systems and Processes
||Financial Accounting 2
||International Financial Management
||Financial Markets and Instruments
||Human Resource Management
||International Human Resource Management
||Advanced Studies in Industrial Relations
||Strategic Human Resource Management
||Training and Development Environment
||ICT Project Management
||Linux Security Administration
||Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence
||IT Infrastructure Management
||Computer Organisation and ArchitectureI
||IT Risk Management
||Cloud Security and Privacy
||IT Management Issues
||Internet of Things
||Business and Corporations Law 1
||Management Theory and Practice
||Managing Quality and Innovation
||Leadership - A critical Perspective
||Management of Change
||Managing Product and Service Innovation
||Digital & Social Media Marketing
||Big Data and Marketing Analytics
||Integrated Marketing Communications
Not all subjects are offered each session.