Graduate Certificate in Business Research - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Graduate Certificate in Business Research

Solve real-world business problems.

Ready to take your first step into business research? This four-course graduate certificate is designed to build your knowledge, skills and training in key business-related research methods, and provides the foundation for entry into a postgraduate research program.

Study location
  • Sippy Downs
Refer to the program footnotes
Semester 1
Program length (full-time)
6 months
Annual tuition fee 2021
Estimated total tuition fee *
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast N/A
USC program code
Semester 1
4 months full time; 2 years maximum part time
Study mode
On campus
Total courses
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Throughout the program, you'll work with experienced academics to develop your research topic, and plan and draft a literature review. You'll also receive a thorough grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

Admission requirements

  1. Completion of an undergraduate degree in Business or a related field or enrolment in (or completion of) a coursework master's degree such as an MBA.
  2. Candidates whose first language is other than English must demonstrate an appropriate level of English proficiency. Refer to the English language requirements.


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