Business - B4001


Graduate certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Business gives you the chance to take your career in a new direction and explore a variety of business areas. You’ll broaden your current skill set and have a strong foundation in your preferred discipline; choices include marketing, public sector management, human resources, economics and more. You can also focus your study on health economics, by focusing your units on selected health, pharmaceutical and policy units delivered by Monash Business School’s Centre for Health Economics.

Building on your bachelor’s degree, a Graduate Certificate of Business is your next step towards a rewarding career in any industry.

You can focus your studies in the area of business that’s going to be most beneficial to you – choosing from curated themes in marketing, supply chain management, economics and more – to build a skill set that’s tailored to your future ambitions. And as you’ll be studying master’s-level units, you’ll be a step closer to completing a master’s degree if you decide to take your study further.

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At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time & part time
  • 0.5 years (full time)
  • 1 year (part time)
Start date
Semester one (February), Semester two (July), November intake
Graduate Certificate of Business
Course Handbook

You can follow one of our set themes to specialise in a certain area of business, or curate your own experience entirely – picking and choosing the units that appeal to you. By following one of these themes you will also be on the path to progress to a Master’s degree. Alternatively, you can completely tailor your experience by choosing any four units from the full list of options on offer.

Accounting in Business

Contemporary Leadership^

Corporate Governance

Human Resources^

Human Resources Management

International Trade

Law and Responsible Business

Project Management

Managing the supply chain

Marketing communication

Marketing management

Risk management


Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent qualification with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 55 or an equivalent GPA as determined by the Faculty. Applicants will be ranked and selected based on their entire academic record.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

The course consists of four units chosen from the wide range of units offered in the coursework master's degrees offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B4001


Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B4001


November intake

Apply directly to Monash using course code B4001


Closing date

Applications for semester two close 20 July 2020.

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (6 month full-time) course.


The equivalent fee for a 48 credit point (12 month full-time) course would be A$30,200

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.