Why a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global with JCU?
James Cook University’s (JCU) online Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global is designed for aspiring leaders who want to thrive in a contemporary business environment and immediately apply their knowledge to drive growth and obtain an advantage.
100% online & part-time
Fast-track your career with flexible study you can balance around your life. Study one subject at a time and complete your degree in only 16 months part-time.
A pathway for further study
After completing your Graduate Certificate, you can easily continue your studies and gain a graduate diploma or master’s degree.
Entry without a Bachelor degree is available
Leverage your relevant work experience to gain entry into the course without a Bachelor degree.
- Gain a global perspective and harness your understanding of international markets to inform business practice.
- Learn how to analyse and leverage data to make strategic decisions.
- Become an effective leader by enhancing your management capabilities.
- Fast-track your career with 100% online study.
- Be supported by a dedicated Student Success Advisor.
- Begin a pathway to further study.
Succeed in a global business environment
Technology is providing greater connection to global thinking and revolutionising the way business is conducted around the world.
With JCU’s online Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global, you will gain the decision-making skills required to act quickly and adapt within a dynamic and globalised world. You will learn how to tackle complex business problems by analysing data. This course will also teach you to employ strategic management skills so you can lead teams and create business sustainability.
What you will study
To complete the online Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global, you will study eight subjects. Each subject runs for seven weeks, in addition to an orientation week, with six enrolment periods per year.
You’ll gain the skills to make impactful strategic decisions in global business contexts, solve complex problems through data and develop the knowledge to become a competent leader, who drives sustainable growth and creates positive outcomes.
Want more details about these subjects? Find out more from our course guide.
Data Analysis and Decision ModellingThis subject provides an integrated knowledge for understanding and managing information resources, building basic business intelligence systems, interpreting business statistics and developing practical decision models. Read more
Marketing Strategy, Analytics and DevelopmentThis subject provides a comprehensive understanding of marketing roles and functions within an organisation and the marketplace. Read more
Management and Leadership SkillsThis subject explores a variety of core concepts and theories from sociology, psychology and organisational science which form the knowledge base for leadership and management skills. Read more
Information Management and Analytics TechnologyThis subject examines the technologies, information and analytics required for the effective management and control of modern firms. Read more
Business Innovation and Technology ManagementThis subject provides a strategic perspective of technology and innovation management and its impact on the competitive positioning of organisations. Read more
Corporate StrategyThis subject provides the fundamentals of corporate-level strategy. Read more
Data Information: Management, Security, Privacy and EthicsThis subject introduces concepts and techniques related to a variety of topics in this area, ranging from database management to data security, privacy and ethics. Read more
Corporate FinanceThis subject introduces basic concepts of finance, and establishes a ‘finance mindset’ with value creation as a central concept for financial planning and decision-making. Read more
Our Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global will give you the global perspective you need to succeed in today’s complex economy.
- Entry Requirements
- Recognition of Prior Learning
- Learning Outcomes
- Career Outcomes
To be eligible to enrol in the online Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global, applicants must have:
- Completion of a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline and two (2) years’ business experience; or
- Completion of an Honours degree or postgraduate studies in any discipline and two (2) years’ business experience; or
- Four (4) years’ business experience in a managerial role* to the satisfaction of the Course Coordinator; or
- Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Dean, College of Business Law and Governance as equivalent to the above.
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
* Applicants must have a minimum of four years full-time equivalent professional work experience in a management, leadership or supervisory level in a business environment or be eligible for a member grade status of a relevant professional organisation. Students will have demonstrable effective management experience relating to organisational behaviour, business, strategy, marketing, economics, communication and people management, supported by a detailed CV and proof of work experience (e.g. a letter from an employer detailing the position and job description).
Not sure if you meet these entry criteria? Our Enrolment Advisors can assist you.SPEAK WITH AN ENROLMENT ADVISOR
The duration of your course is dependent on your previous education levels and your work. This could reduce the number of subjects you study to gain your postgraduate qualification. Call our Enrolment team to discuss your options.GET IN TOUCH WITH AN ENROLMENT ADVISOR TO FIND OUT MORE
Our Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global will improve your skills in the following areas:
- Global Perspective: Gain a deep understanding of the principles driving global markets.
- Data-Informed Strategies: Learn the data analysis skills to identify opportunities in the data and develop new strategies.
- Confident Leadership: Develop the knowledge and skills to lead organisations in an uncertain world.
After completing your Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global, you will have the expertise and skills to thrive in positions such as:
- Account Executive
- Business Development Manager
- Finance Manager
- General Manager
- Industry Specialist Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Operations Manager
- Product Manager
- Program Manager
- Sales Manager
The 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey conducted by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment found undergraduates employed full-time had a median annual salary of $59,500 in comparison with $112,700 earned by postgraduates in Business and Management.DOWNLOAD COURSE GUIDE
Meet our Business Academics
Our academics will empower you to become a stronger business leader who applies innovative thinking to create successful and sustainable business practices in both local and global contexts.
Nested qualifications: Early entry exit options
The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration Global is a ‘nested qualification’ within the 12-subject Master of Business Administration (MBA) Global. While you complete your diploma, you will also gain your Graduate Certificate of Business Administration Global.
Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma, you can either exit the course or continue your studies towards the MBA Global.