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Graduate Diploma of Business

A single one year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics

DBUSI
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
  • Academic plan DBUSI
  • CRICOS code CRICOS
  • Field of Education
    • Management and Commerce
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
  • Academic plan DBUSI
  • CRICOS code CRICOS
  • Field of Education
    • Management and Commerce

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma of Business requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

Either:

48 units from completion of courses from the following subject areas:

ACCT Accounting

ACST Actuarial Studies

BUSN Business

ECHI Economic History

ECON Economics

EMET Econometrics

FINM Finance

INFS Information Systems

MGMT Management

MKTG Marketing

STAT Statistics

Or:

24 units from completion of one of the following specialisations:

ACCT-SPEC Accounting

ASTA-SPEC Actuarial Statistics

ACST-SPEC Actuarial Studies

APFN-SPEC Applied Finance

BISY-SPEC Business Information Systems

FINM-SPEC Finance

BUSI-SPEC International Business

MKTG-SPEC Marketing

PROM-SPEC Project Management

STAT-SPEC Statistics

 

24 units from completion of courses from the following subject areas:

ACCT Accounting

ACST Actuarial Studies

BUSN Business

ECHI Economic History

ECON Economics

EMET Econometrics

FINM Finance

INFS Information Systems

MGMT Management

MKTG Marketing

STAT Statistics

 

Specialisations

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Diploma of Business is an exit Award only and is not available for direct admission.

This Graduate Diploma is an exit pathway for students in Masters degrees within the Research School of Finance Actuarial Studies and Applied Statistics, Research School of Accounting and Research School of Management. Students who do not meet the progression requirement to proceed to the second year will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma in Business. Alternatively, those students who do not wish to continue in to the second year of the Masters program can elect to exit with the Graduate Diploma in Business.

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Graduate Diploma in Business is designed for students who wish to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of business principles and their application

  • Improve analytical skills for interpreting and analysing business information

  • Gain greater insight into the Australian and international business markets

  • Increase management skills for dealing with organisations, teams and policy issues

  • Expand their applied knowledge in various specialised areas of business

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  1. Identify, interpret and analyse discipline based problems

  2. Critically apply theoretical, technical knowledge and research-based skills to evaluate and solve discipline based problems

  3. Justify and communicate the outcomes of problem analyses


 

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