Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.
If you do not want to commit to a full Master of Business Administration , you can gain a solid grounding through the Sydney Graduate Diploma in Business Administration .
The graduate diploma is based on the master’s program but requires fewer units of study. In most circumstances, you can choose to progress to the Master of Business Administration on satisfactory completion of the graduate diploma.
Units of study
For full information on Units of Study available in this course, please visit the Sydney Courses website
Full units of study list
- SMBA6001 - Leadership Practice and Development
- SMBA6002 - Strategies for Growth
- SMBA6003 - Data Analytics and Modelling
- SMBA6004 - Financial Management
- SMBA6005 - Critical Analysis and Thought Leadership
- SMBA6006 - Innovation in Strategic Marketing
- SMBA6007 - Managing People and Organisations
- SMBA6101 - International Business Project
- SMBA6102 - Individual Company Project
- SMBA6103 - Expert Topic A
- SMBA6104 - Expert Topic B
- SMBA6105 - Business Negotiations & Decision Making
- SMBA6110 - Operations Management
- SMBA6111 - Coaching and Performance Management
- SMBA6112 - Strategic Use of Social Technology
Further course information
The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration requires the completion of 48 credit points comprising two components:
(i) 42 credit points of core units of study;
(ii) 6 credit points of elective units of study.
The Sydney MBA is a general management degree that has been specifically developed to equip managers with the knowledge, skills and attributes that they need to adapt, lead and succeed in the context of change. This gives experienced, high performing managers a competitive edge in today's global marketplace.
For entry into this course, students must have either met the entry requirements as for the Master's degree OR have completed a bachelor's degree, graduate diploma, graduate certificate or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution (at standard acceptable to the Business School); a minimum of five years of business experience; and attend a selection interview. Potential candidates must also submit a CV and statement of motivation.
How to apply
How to apply
Applications are made directly to the University and assessed by the Business School.
How to apply
For details of admission requirements and to apply please refer to the Master of Business Administration website: http://mba.sydney.edu.au/mba/entry_requirements
Indicative postgraduate student contribution amount
Indicative postgraduate student contribution amount not available for Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount not available for Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee
This 2014, tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student represents the fee that is payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2013 for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Annual review for postgraduate domestic tuition fee
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. For further information about these additional incidental fees, please visit the University's Future Students' website.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information in this prospectus, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents
Please note that if you are classified by the University as a Research Training Scheme student in accordance with the Other Grants Guidelines (Research) 2010, you will be exempt from the payment of any SCA or tuition fees for courses undertaken as part of a Research Masters degree and Research Doctoral degree. More information about your eligibility for this Scheme is available here.
International tuition fees for postgraduate students
International tuition fees for postgraduate students not available for Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Annual review not available for Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Additional incidental fees and health insurance
Additional incidental fees and health insurance not available for Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Potential for inaccuracy
Potential for inaccuracy not available for Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.