Graduate Diploma of Commerce

CRICOS Course Code: 065458F

Deepen your business knowledge

Are you looking to further your understanding of business and management principles? Our Graduate Diploma of Commerce can be tailored to your career aspirations or used as a route to our MBA or Master of Commerce. Choose to study at Charles Sturt University Study Centres in Melbourne or Sydney.


1 year


Start dates

  • July 2021
  • November 2021

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Entry requirements and fees

Find out more about entry requirements and fees for this course.

About the course

Study our one-year Graduate Diploma of Commerce to deepen your understanding of business and further your professional career. You can choose subjects that relate to your chosen occupation or specialism, while developing your technical knowledge to advance to senior positions. You will also build on your problem-solving and interpersonal skills.  

What will you study? 

You'll study eight postgraduate commerce subjects across this one year course.

  • Subjects

    Choose eight subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Business Accounting and Finance ACC501
    Management Accounting for Costs and Control ACC512
    Financial Accounting ACC514
    Accounting & Finance ACC515
    Current Developments in Accounting Thought ACC518
    Decision Support Tools ACC544
    Accounting Systems and Processes ACC566
    Financial Accounting 2 ACC567
    Auditing ACC568
    Business Economics ECO501
    Corporate Finance FIN516
    International Financial Management FIN518
    Financial Markets and Instruments FIN530
    Investments Analysis FIN531
    Financial Planning FIN560
    Human Resource Management HRM502
    International Human Resource Management HRM514
    Advanced Studies in Industrial Relations HRM523
    Strategic Human Resource Management HRM528
    Organisational Behaviour HRM552
    Training and Development Environment HRM560
    ICT Project Management ITC505
    Linux Security Administration ITC514
    Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence ITC516
    IT Infrastructure Management ITC540
    Computer Organisation and ArchitectureI ITC544
    Information Security TC595
    IT Risk Management ITC596
    Cloud Computing ITC561
    Cloud Security and Privacy ITC568
    IT Management Issues ITC563
    Internet of Things ITC560
    Business and Corporations Law 1 LAW504
    Taxation 1 LAW505
    Management Theory and Practice MGT501
    Managing Quality and Innovation MGT505
    Strategic Management MGT510
    International Business MGT530
    Leadership - A critical Perspective MGT536
    Entrepreneurship Project MGT537
    Management of Change MGT540
    Marketing Management MKT501
    Customer Behaviour MKT510
    Managing Product and Service Innovation MKT520
    Digital & Social Media Marketing MKT525
    Global Marketing MKT550
    Big Data and Marketing Analytics MKT563
    Integrated Marketing Communications MKT570

    Please note: Not all subjects are offered each session.


The Graduate Diploma of Commerce provides a route into the Master of Commerce. Credit may be granted for the subjects studied during the Graduate Diploma.

Alternatively, you may receive credit for up to eight subjects towards the our Master of Business Administration (MBA). Following successful completion of your Graduate Diploma of Commerce, you can go on to complete the MBA in just one year. You should declare your plan to progress to the MBA when you enrol to make sure you take the correct subjects.

Career options for commerce students

Gain the technical knowledge required for a range of senior positions within specialist areas, including:

  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • International Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management.

Postgraduate entry requirements

Check the English language and academic entry requirements you need to meet in order to be accepted in to your chosen postgraduate course.


Find out the tuition fees and other costs for your chosen postgraduate program at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

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