Skip to main content

Graduate Diploma of Business (Enterprise Leadership)

Summary
Graduate Diploma of Business Specialisation Enterprise Leadership (GDBZ)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

Duration
  • 1 year/s or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba

Semester 3 (November) intake is only available via online study.
View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Develop your leadership potential

Become a leader in your organisation with the help of our Graduate Diploma of Business (Enterprise Leadership). Enterprise leadership is looking past individual or small-team goals, instead working towards objectives for the entire organisation. This specialisation focuses on this crucial management component and will prepare you to be a champion of culture and performance within your organisation.

You will study subjects from leadership, to strategic management of human relations and global issues in employment relations as you develop your knowledge and skills in enterprise leadership.

Further study

Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma of Business (Enterprise Leadership), you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Business and Innovation (Enterprise Leadership).

You have 2 options to complete the Graduate Diploma of Business:

Option 1 - Named Specialisation and General Specialisation

Students must complete the four-unit Enterprise Leadership specialisation courses from the Master of Business and Innovation, plus any four courses from the Master of Business Administration, Master of Project Management or Master of Business and Innovation, Master of Professional Accounting or Master or Information Systems or from other USQ postgraduate programs as approved by the Program Coordinator.

Option 2 - Two Named Specialisations

Students must complete the four-unit Enterprise Leadership specialisation courses from the Master of Business and Innovation, plus another four-unit named specialisation from the Master of Business Administration, Master of Project Management or Master of Business and Innovation.

Courses to be studied Units
Enterprise Leadership specialisation courses
4
General specialisation courses
4
Total 8
Courses to be studied Units
Enterprise Leadership specialisation courses
4
Second named specialisation courses 4
Total 8
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 24720

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of business, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.
  • Semester 3, 2020 - applications close Friday 20 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 16 November 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.