The Graduate Certificate of Business (GCBU) is designed to help you advance in your workplace with a postgraduate qualification or as a first step towards a Masters degree. You can now complete this program entirely through USQ's UpSkill minicourses. UpSkill minicourses are industry relevant and interactive. The skills and knowledge you gain can be applied straight away.
Studying through UpSkill gives you more flexibility around when you undertake your studies, without being locked into USQ semesters. The Graduate Certificate of Business comprises of 16 minicourses, equivalent to 4 full credit point courses. After you successfully complete the assessment for each minicourse you will be issued with your badge.
Pay as you go by registering for each minicourse individually. Complete minicourses in any order and intake you choose.
Applying for the Graduate Certificate of Business
To be eligible to graduate with the full Graduate Certificate of Business, you must apply and meet all entry requirements, after which time all successfully completed minicourses will count towards your program. Apply any time.
Alternate entry means you don't necessarily have to have completed an undergraduate bachelor degree. You may be able to enter the Graduate Certificate of Business based on relevant professional work experience.
After you have been admitted into the Graduate Certificate of Business you have the option to access FeeHELP during your studies. Enrol as usual through UConnect. You can enrol in any contributing minicourse in any of the 2021 teaching blocks (PDF 237 KB).
There are currently 16 minicourses available to contribute to the Graduate Certificate of Business. Each minicourse is worth 0.25 credit points. Complete all 16 minicourses to make up 4 full credit points.
Complete all 4 stackable minicourses to complete the 1 full credit point parent course. Choose 4 groupings from the 5 listed. All 4 minicourses within each group must be completed.
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