Gain advanced level business skills in as little as one semester with the Postgraduate Certificate in Business, and prepare yourself for further postgraduate study and research in an area of your interest.
Already have an undergraduate degree in a business subject? The Postgraduate Certificate in Business could be for you.
You develop advanced business subject knowledge and research skills. The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is also a pathway to further postgraduate study in the Postgraduate Diploma in Business or Master of Business.
Completed one of the following or equivalent:
Students who studied level 7 business courses as part of a degree different than stated above may also meet the entry requirements. If this applies to you, contact us to find out more.
All final admission to this programme is subject to approval by the dean (or representative).
Faculty Postgraduate Research Office
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 5280
To graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate in Business you must successfully complete 60 points from the Master of Business courses, subject to satisfying prerequisite requirements.
You can focus on one of the following specialist business disciplines: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Sport Leadership and Management (if you complete at least 45 points in your chosen subject).
The Postgraduate Certificate in Business doesn’t include a research project, but can serve as a pathway into the Master of Business research degree.
Master of Business
The outcomes for graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Business are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
To help you make the most of postgraduate study in business, we run an induction for new postgraduate research students before the semester starts.
In this session, we welcome you to the programme and cover the information you need about AUT and your postgraduate research programme.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.