Graduate Diploma of Business

School of Business

Building on the Graduate Certificate in Business, our Graduate Diploma of Business expands and builds on your existing business skills. This graduate degree explores a number of areas that a crucial to modern business practice, such as ethics, leadership, strategical management, innovation and human resource management.

  • Why study this program?

    At Notre Dame’s School of Business, you will be taught by passionate and dedicated educators who are all respected leaders in their field. This ensures you will develop the skills needed to succeed in a rapidly-changing work environment.

    As part of the program, you will be required to study four core subjects, exploring issues related to the ethics of business, accounting, strategic management, leadership and HR management. You will then have the opportunity to tailor your program with four electives.

    Upon completion of the diploma, you will have the opportunity to pursue further studies at a Master's level, furthering your competitive edge in the workplace.

  • Program summary

    Students are required to study:

    • Accounting for Managers
    • Ethical Issues in Professional Life
    • Strategic Management and Planning
    • Leadership: Theory and Practice or Human Resource Management
    • Four elective courses

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

  • Entry requirements

    Notre Dame encourages applications from people of all backgrounds and takes into consideration
    the applicant’s academic performance as well as their personal qualities and accomplishments.
    Academic requirements are as follows:

    • A recognised undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) or studies sufficient to meet the requirements of that Award; or
    • A Graduate Certificate in a Business discipline; or
    • Where the applicant does have an undergraduate degree, the Dean may approve admission to this program if the
      Dean is satisfied that: a) the applicant has sufficient background and/or experience in management/supervision; and b) the applicant has the skills necessary to complete postgraduate studies.
  • Fees

    More information can be found at the Fees page.

  • More information

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