Graduate Certificate in Business

School of Business, Fremantle Campus

If you are interested in exploring the world of business, expanding your professional career, or entering the management sphere, a Graduate Certificate in Business from The University of Notre Dame Australia provides the perfect instrument to do so. Also available as a stepping stone to a Masters, the certificate will enhance your career prospects and business skills.

  • Why study this degree?

    In the current business environment, it is no longer enough to specialise in a particular area. Employees are expected to have a broad understanding of multiple aspects of a business and their interdependencies, with the ability to implement practical solutions.

    At The University of Notre Dame Australia, we take pride in the individualised education and personalised attention we give to our students. With all subjects taught by leaders in their field, our postgraduate programs are relevant and contemporary, embracing today’s rapidly changing global environment while maintaining academic rigour.

    The Graduate Certificate in Business is a one-year program taught by a team of industry leaders and academics who are passionate about sharing their knowledge. Throughout the course of your studies, you can choose to explore topics such as accounting, economics, management, marketing and leadership. And, upon the completion of this program, you have the option to progress to a Master of Leadership.

  • Program summary

    The Graduate Certificate in Business consists of four courses offered part-time over a year.

    One compulsory course

    • Accounting for Managers

    Three elective courses

    You may choose from a range of postgraduate courses available in the School of Business or other Schools as approved by the Dean.

    Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.

  • Entry requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Australian or overseas university demonstrating the attainment of satisfactory grades
    • Relevant industry experience in management/supervision.

    Note: Recognition of Prior Learning may be granted to selected applicants who have no formal tertiary qualifications but who have at least 10 years’ industry experience. For further information go to Advanced Standing.

  • Fees and costs

    More information can be found at the Fees page.

  • More information

    For more information on the Graduate Certificate in Business, please call our Prospective Students Office on +61 8 9433 0533 or email

    All international enquiries should contact the International Students Office on

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