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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Provided by: Kaplan Higher Education Academy
Awarded by: Murdoch University

Course Introduction

About the Programme
The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides the opportunity to develop advanced analytical skills needed to make sound business decisions. It focuses on the management of organisations and provides unit choices in two other key business disciplines.
Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. They can gain direct entry to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme and are required to complete another 4 units. Upon the successful completion of the MBA, students will be awarded the prestigious certificate.
 
Graduation & Degree Awarded
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from Murdoch University, Australia.
The Graduate Certificate will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Australia.


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Curriculum Overview

INTAKES
There are 3 intakes per year.
Commencement
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.
Minimum Class Size
  • 20 students
    Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

 

Area of Studies

Core Modules
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Finance
Elective Modules
(Choose 1-2 modules depending on the number of credit points)
  • Business, Society and the Environment
  • Data, Metrics, Reporting and Analytics
  • Economics and Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Global Business in the Asian Century
  • Leading the Engaged Enterprise
  • Managing Strategic Risk and Projects
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Strategies for Growth and Excellence
  • Human Resource Management Perspectives

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • Satisfactory preparation for the programme through informal or non-formal learning and/or professional experiences subject to the approval of the Academic Chair
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS 6.0 (no band below 6.0) or equivalent
Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University’s English language requirement.
In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fee
The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.
S$8,414.80 payable in 1 instalment 
Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)
Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*
 
Non-Refundable Application Fee
S$239.80
Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)
 
Student Development Fee
S$283.40* 
Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)
*Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.
The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. 
 
GST
All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.
 
Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.


 

Study Mode & Duration

Duration
  • 4 months
Maximum allowed candidature period
  • 12 credit points: 24 months
  • 24 credit points: 48 months
  • 36 credit points: 60 months
  • 48 credit points: 72 months
  • 72 credit points: 120 months
  • 96 credit points: 144 months
  • 120 credit points: 144 months
    If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.


 
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