Business Administration (Digital) - B4009

The business landscape is changing. Whether you’re working for a company or have big plans to set out as an entrepreneur, by understanding business operations from a broad perspective, you’ll have the ability to convert future challenges that come your way into career-defining opportunities.

Innovative technologies – such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and cloud computing – are disrupting the status quo, changing the way we live and work while paving the way for future innovation and progress.

This is why business leadership today is all about adaptability, built upon a strong foundation of core business skills.

You will graduate from the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital) with a dynamic leadership perspective tailored to your future goals, fully capable of maintaining and aligning your skills to meet industry needs, and by doing so gaining control of your future career trajectory.

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Where can the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital) take me?

Taught 100% online, the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital) is all about opening pathways that match your career goals. With a foundational skill set in business – which you tailor to your professional needs – you’ll be ready to take a confident step towards your desired career in business.

Completing the course will open pathways into a range of roles. This could mean working in a leadership role within a field of business practice, for instance marketing, human resources, or business development. Or if you have big plans already to establish your own business, the skills you acquire will be invaluable for you as an entrepreneur.

By completing the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital), you will also have the option of extending your study, and pursuing a Master of Business Administration (Digital). The MBA (Digital) will help set you on the path to becoming an exceptional business leader, with the ability and creativity to drive meaningful change in organisations, and in the wider community.

Embark on a career characterised by lifelong learning, so you have everything you need to navigate this era of ongoing digital disruption. To get in touch with a course consultant about the MBA (Digital), phone 1300 272 509.

At a glance

Course Details

  • Online: Part time
0.7 years
Start date
January, March, May, July, August. October
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital)
Course Handbook

The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital) is all about you and the skills you want to develop in order to reach your professional goals. The course is structured around you forming a firm foundation in three key areas: operational knowledge, organisational skills, and professional skills.

The choice of what to study is entirely up to you, with a range of units available in each study area. All units have been specifically selected and designed to provide the necessary knowledge for the digital era.

Entry Requirements

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

The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital) will typically take one year of part-time study to complete. You will have the option to extend or accelerate the time you take to complete your degree, granting you the flexibility to better fit online study into your life.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


Students must have either:

Completed an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent qualification with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) – and have three years relevant experience in a professional role.


A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a professional role.

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English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

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Future students

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Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


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

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