Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

Graduate Diploma
of Business

Graduate Diploma
of Business

Advance your leadership career.
1 Year 4 Months Full Time
Graduate Diploma
Australian Qualification Framework: 8
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Find out how human behaviour informs great leadership

Gain the skills and confidence to become a great leader.

Take the first step towards an in-demand leadership qualification with ACAP’s courses. You can obtain a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration by enrolling in ACAP’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) course and successfully complete 8 of the 11 sequential units.


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The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration provides a foundational education in the theories of management and the application of these in a professional environment.
This course has been accredited by TEQSA.

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

What you'll learn

You will be versed in current business practices, aware of new developments and be able to identify current business trends and opportunities.

You will have highly developed communication skills to promote your managerial vision in contemporary business environments. You will be able to understand complex ideas and be comfortable taking a leading role in larger organisations or deploying new enterprises with an ethical leadership mindset.

Course structure

This course is comprised of 8 units, which are level 400 and 500 units.

The course duration is 1 year 4 months full time or part time equivalent. For more information on the recommended course sequence click here.

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Graduate Diploma of Business Administration


Examples include:

-Senior management e.g. Marketing, Operations, Finance
-Management consultant
-C-level executive

Pathways for future study

Completion of the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration provides you with entry into the Master of Business Administration.

Other further study options at ACAP include postgraduate degrees in applied coaching, counselling, psychology and social work.


Information for international students: While we are not taking enrolments from overseas students in Australia who are on a student visa, if you are based overseas and wish to study online in your home country we will consider your enrolment application.

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