Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online)

Take your career to the next level with a postgraduate qualification in Commerce.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The broad nature of this course ensures you will be able to pursue a range of careers in the business world in virtually any organisation. Graduates are employed in both public and private sectors.
The broad nature of this course ensures you will be able to pursue a range of careers in the business world in virtually any organisation. Graduates are employed in both public and private sectors.
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Career Opportunities

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Further Study

If you complete the Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online) with a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent, you can choose to continue into the Master of Commerce. This means you can study an additional 12 units and graduate with a Master of Commerce.
If you complete the Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online) with a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent, you can choose to continue into the Master of Commerce. This means you can study an additional 12 units and graduate with a Master of Commerce.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
or
(b) at least eight years of relevant, documented professional experience considered by UWA (following an interview and assessment process) to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

About The Course

A postgraduate qualification in Commerce from the internationally accredited UWA Business School can boost your employment opportunities around the world.

Our world-class academics and leading industry partners will ensure you are exposed to the latest theory and practice. Alongside this, you will have the opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities – from careers fairs and networking events, through to joining student groups and attending professional development workshops and guest lectures from senior executives.

Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online)

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per week per unit (a mix of online content through videos, plus other media, activities and assessments)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 42260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online)
Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per week per unit (a mix of online content through videos, plus other media, activities and assessments)
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 42260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCE (ONLINE)

Graduate outcomes

Students of this course study the foundation of business to develop knowledge and skills vital for the management of core business functions.

Students of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online) will be able to:

  • Critically analyse and synthesise knowledge across the core functions of business.
  • Communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with managers and personnel of specialist business functions.

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Online) will apply their knowledge to plan and manage the coordination of resources within and across business functions; effectively participate in and contribute to business projects; and to analyse and solve business problems as they arise.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCE (ONLINE)
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCE (ONLINE)

Who should do this course?

This course is ideal for:

  • Local students with flexible learning requirements. For example, work, family commitments or self-employed.
  • Recent graduates contemplating a Masters-level course and wanting take take the first step.
  • Interstate students, wishing to gain a qualification from a Go8 university.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCE (ONLINE)
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCE (ONLINE)

Why study this course?

  1. Great grounding of broad business principles developing a range of skills;
  2. Entry pathway into postgraduate study;
  3. Flexibility in delivery modes to suit a wide variety of circumstances.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMERCE (ONLINE)

Business School

UWA's Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses aimed at inspiring students to become the innovative world leaders of tomorrow.