Graduate Diploma of Management

Chifley Business School

Program Description

Graduate Diploma of Management

Chifley Business School

The Graduate Diploma of Management is a nested award of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

This program is designed for managers and those aspiring to be managers who are looking to their future and that of their organisations. We will enhance your managerial judgement, modifying or reinforcing what you have learnt from experience, to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to analyse any situation in a disciplined way.

You will graduate with conceptual frameworks for thinking about business that are directly transferable to your workplace. You will know what needs to be done to adapt your organisation—and your career—and you will know how to do it.

The Graduate Diploma of Management consists of eight units- four core and four elective units.

Graduate Certificate in Management

The Graduate Certificate in Management nests beneath the Graduate Diploma of Management and consists of four units of study. It provides the basic entry level for people seeking careers and qualifications in business management.

The four units comprise of two core units which cover the areas of financial management and management perspectives. The other two units can be chosen from the list of electives which provide a broad scope in management principles.

Entry Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree or higher
  • English language competency
  • Non-native English speakers must achieve a TOEFL score of 577 (or a score of 233 in the computer based TOEFL) or IELTS score of 6.5
  • Recommended: three years full-time working experience

Students without an Undergraduate Degree

You may be eligible for admission even if you do not meet these requirements.

Online Study Period Starts

  • 13 January (Enrolments Open: 19 Nov 2013)
  • 12 May (Enrolments Open: 19 Nov 2013)
  • 8 September (Enrolments Open: 24 March)

Flexible Graduate Diploma Commencements

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

  • 28 April 2014
  • 9 June 2014
  • 28 July 2014
  • 15 September 2014
  • 3 November 2014

2014 Online Fees per unit


  • Standard AUD: $1,545
  • Professionals Australia Member AUD: $1,280
  • Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,380


  • Standard AUD:$1,710
  • Professionals Australia Member AUD:$1,445
  • Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,545

Flexible Fees per unit

  • Standard AUD:$1,800
  • Professionals Australia Member AUD:$1,620
  • Corporate Affiliate AUD: $1,700

NOTE: On campus learning is only available to Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, Humanitarian Visa Holders and those holding select Australian working Visas. International students may only study via our Online program. CBS CANNOT bring international students into Australia to study.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Online
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May 2017
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1,760 AUD
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Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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