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Graduate Certificate of Business (Digital Transformation)

Summary
Graduate Certificate of Business Specialisation Digital Transformation (GCBU)
  • CRICOS: 084839B

Study Mode
  • Online
  • On-campus

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 4 units

Duration
  • 0.5 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Understand the impact of digital in business

Knowledge related to Digital Transformation is now critical to an organisation’s success in a competitive global industry. Study best practice in business intelligence, design, systems and practical application in digital transformation projects with USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business (Digital Transformation).

You will explore evidence based approaches to business outcomes and the use of tools such as data mining and performance dashboards.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Business (Digital Transformation), you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Business, Master of Business Administration (Digital Transformation) or Master of Business and Innovation (Digital Transformation).

Your specialised knowledge of Digital Transformation could see you land a job in either the public or private sector, both nationally or internationally. In particular, digital transformation skills can lead to jobs such as a systems analyst, systems design, systems project manager, information systems manager and many more. 

Students must complete any four courses from the Digital Transformation specialisation within the Master of Business Administration or Master of Business and Innovation.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
Total 4
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 11840
On-campus AUD 11880

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent.
    or
  • A minimum of five years’ professional work experience, or equivalent. 

Supporting evidence for admission through work experience only

Evidence of work experience is required to demonstrate equivalence to a Bachelor Degree at AQF level 7 through:

  • A curriculum vitae or professional LinkedIn profile which provides details of:
  • Names, position titles and contact details of referees (employers or supervisors) who will be able to verify the nature of your work for the period of 5 years. Referees may be contacted by USQ and should be able to provide details on, but not limited to: communication skills, self-directed work and learning, managing people or client accounts, managerial responsibilities for any major projects and/or financial delegation accountabilities.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

CRICOS: 084839B

Note: Semester 3 intake is only available via online study.

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - Monday 16 July 2018. 
  • Semester 3, 2018 - Monday 19 November 2018. 

Credit for previous study or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for credit to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.