Take the next step in your management career with the Graduate Certificate in Business — a complete stand-alone qualification, or your pathway to an MBA.
The UWA Business School’s Graduate Certificate in Business offers experienced professionals the opportunity to complete a postgraduate qualification and enhance their management skills.
Students will gain knowledge in the principal areas of business, and also have the opportunity to take part in professional development seminars and workshops, as well as networking events with the School’s corporate partners.
If you choose to further your studies, the Graduate Certificate in Business can also serve as an entry point into the MBA Flexible, with full credit for completed units. Entry into the MBA Flexible is subject to students achieving a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Graduate Certificate in Business.
This unit assists managers to make informed decisions in an environment of economic risk and uncertainty.
The unit introduces the basic elements of microeconomics and macroeconomics, and is built around contemporary business experience and informal case studies.
Topics include: supply and demand; market structures; contemporary market issues; the macroeconomic environment; money and financial markets; interest rates; inflation and unemployment; exchange rates; and a range of topical economic issues.
A bachelor's degree, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and
At least three years' relevant, documented, professional experience, and
One of the following:
the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; or
a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 550; or
at least two additional years (five years total) of relevant documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
At least eight years of relevant, documented, professional experience that in the opinion of the Faculty would permit the applicant to complete the course satisfactorily.
Note: The Graduate Certificate in Business articulates into the MBA Flexible. If you achieve a weighted average mark of 65 per cent, you can choose to progress into the MBA Flexible with full credit for completed units. For further information, please contact the MBA Centre.