Postgraduate Certificate in Business Studies

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business Studies is designed for students who want to gain a postgraduate qualification and staircase into other postgraduate qualifications.

Develop a sound foundation in business studies, covering a range of subjects including finance, international business, marketing, accounting, business statistics, management and economics. Once you have completed this postgraduate certificate, you can consider further study in one of our postgraduate diploma or master’s programmes.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree or graduate diploma (in any discipline), OR
  • 10 years of relevant work experience combined with a work-based portfolio

Admission is subject to the approval of the Dean (or representative).

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band

To graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Studies you must successfully complete 60 points from the following papers. All papers are 15 points each.

Complete four papers from

Detailed information about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Studies are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
4 months full-time, part-time available
City Campus

29 Oct 2018

4 Mar 2019

29 Nov 2019

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.