Comments about Graduate Certificate of Business Administration - CIMA - On Campus - Melbourne - Victoria
This joint Graduate Certificate of Business Administration with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) allows applicants who have completed the CIMA Professional Qualification to obtain 2 credit points of advanced standing towards the degree. The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is a 4-credit-point course incorporating four units of study. The on-campus and off-campus modes of study incorporate Deakin's flexible learning model, using electronic conferencing, group-based project work and interaction, high quality course materials, overseas study programs and intensive residential schools. The course covers a range of topics relating to all aspects of organisational management and the development of the creative, analytical and interpersonal capabilities crucial to business leadership.
Applicants must have a first degree and two years' relevant work experience, or for those without a degree, a minimum of seven years' relevant work experience. This course is available only to applicants who have completed the CIMA Professional Qualification.
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration - CIMA
Fees and charges
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study. If you are studying a graduate certificate of 4 credit points, your total course EFTSL is 0.5.
This is a fee-paying course.
Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
The degree requires students to complete 4 credit points. Advanced standing of 2 credit points will be available to all students entering the course for completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification.
MPR732/MPK732 Marketing Management *
MPR721/MPM721 Organisational Behaviour *
Advanced standing of 2 credit points (as listed below) will be available to all students entering the course for completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification.
MAA752 Managerial Accounting
MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis
*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit
Admission requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide
Admission requirements - specific
Applicants must have a first degree and two years' relevant work experience, or for those without a degree, a minimum of seven years' relevant work experience.
This course is available only to applicants who have completed the CIMA Professional Qualification.
Advanced standing - general
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
How to apply
Applications must be made directly to the university through the Applicant Portal referring to closing dates for applications as dates for particular courses may vary.
Your faculty may require further information from you when submitting your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.
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