Professional Certificate in Business Studies (ProfCertBusSt)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Academic Year

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Professional Certificate in Business Studies provide an opportunity to study as range of courses related to business practices and functions. You can build your own study plan to meet your own needs, picking topics of interest or focusing on your professional needs.

The program encompasses theoretical and practical aspects of business and offers learning from the planning of a small business to the management of operations, marketing, finance, and human resources in large businesses.

Through the analysis of contemporary business issues, the program provides rigour and depth and lays an excellent foundation for further study or future employment.

Students completing the Professional Certificate in Business Studies may go onto further study with a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master program in the relevant discipline.

The Professional Certificate in Business Studies is a non- AQF program with a standard full-time duration of 0.25 years. 


Condition of Enrolment

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Professional Certificate in Business Studies

There shall be a Professional Certificate in Business Studies.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Professional Certificate in Business Studies, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 6 units, comprising:

1. Courses to the value of 6 units

Core Courses