Graduate Certificate in Business and Communication

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program provides students with core discipline studies and communication knowledge and skills to ensure that graduates meet the academic learning outcomes to enable them to enter the Master of Business program. The program is designed for students who do not quite meet the standard English language requirements for postgraduate study at QUT.

Course Fee:

International: $16,700

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor degree in any discipline with an overall grade point average (GPA 4.0) or greater (on QUT's 7 point scale).


2 core communication units and 2 business discipline units.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied finance; Human resource management; Integrated marketing communication; International business; Management; Marketing; Professional accounting; Public relations; Strategic advertising

Study Pathways:

Upon successful completion of this course with a GPA of 4.0 or above, students will be eligible for entry into the QUT Master of Business.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 6 months
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 6 months

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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