Graduate Diploma in Management

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Management at UNE?

This an Exit Award only for candidates who have completed 48 credit points towards either the Master of Business Administration or the Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

Career Opportunities

Management; Administration

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

2018 STUDY OPTIONS

Not offered in 2018.

Official Abbreviation GradDipMgt
Course Type Postgraduate
Commencing Not offered in 2018
Course Duration
Total Credit Points 48
Entry Requirements

A candidate must have completed 48 credit points from either the Master of Business Administration or the Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

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Spectrum Orange (BCC 57)

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These course rules & plans are ONLY to be used if you commenced, transferred or changed versions in the Graduate Diploma in Management in 2018.

Admission to Candidature

A candidate must have completed 48 credit points from either the Master of Business Administration or the Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

Course Requirements

To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 48 credit points with at least 30 credit points at 400-level or above.

Program of Study

Candidates shall complete the program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:

Course Structure Credit Points
Listed Units 48 cps
Total 48 cps

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Award of Degree

Candidates who meet the course requirements shall be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Management.

Appeals

Candidates are referred to the Academic Assessment Appeals Policy and the Academic Assessment Appeals Procedures.

Course Progression

Candidates are referred to the Course Progression Rule and the Course Progression Procedures.

Improper Conduct

Candidates are referred to the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Rule and the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Procedures.

Course Aims

The Graduate Diploma in Management is designed for working professionals seeking to broaden their skills and expand their opportunities within or beyond their current field of employment. This award sets out to provide graduates with an understanding of a range of business disciplines, and their embodied theory and principles, which enables them to effectively identify, analyse and resolve a variety of management issues. It also aims to provide an exit point for the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Strategic Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in the field of management and apply current theory to management practices within their workplace, and communicate that knowledge;
  2. research and utilise data to apply solutions to address complex organisational challenges;
  3. engage in critical reflection on management practice and demonstrate the ability to identify, evaluate and synthesise sources of information in management; and
  4. work independently and with others to generate solutions, including the ability to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of stakeholders.
Graduate Attributes
Knowledge of a Discipline

Knowledge of a discipline is taught, practised and assessed in all units. Students will develop an advanced and integrated knowledge of key business and management theory and critically apply knowledge at an advanced level in business contexts to solve business problems. Students will also demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the global environment in which business is conducted. Students will learn through independent research, interaction with unit materials, unit coordinators and fellow students, and will be assessed using case analysis of both hypothetical and real-world examples, workplace learning by analysing and applying theory to their own workplace, theory-based assignments and via multiple examination modes.

Communication Skills

Communication skills are taught, practised and assessed throughout this course. Students will utilise advanced cognitive and communication skills, tools and digital technologies to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of stakeholders. Students will develop oral, written and presentation skills relevant to business contexts through assessments such as essays and oral presentations.

Problem Solving

This graduate attribute is taught, practised and assessed throughout the course using scenarios requiring students to use advanced cognitive and critical thinking skills to identify business issues, and to critically analyse and evaluate the relevant theories and concepts to construct business solutions.

Information Literacy

Information literacy is taught, practised and assessed throughout the course as students need to identify, critically evaluate and synthesise relevant information drawn from a range of sources in order to analyse complex business related issues.

Ethical Conduct and Social Responsibility

Throughout the course, ethical conduct and social responsibility is taught, practised and assessed. Students need to reflect on the principles of professional and social responsibility and critically apply these to a range of ethical issues and scenarios. This is assessed through evaluation and analysis of reflective based and scenario based assessment tasks.

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is taught and assessed in this course through reflective tasks that encourage critical analysis of professional experience, and appreciation of business as a dynamic discipline.

Independence and Collaboration

This graduate attribute is taught, practised and assessed in this course. Students are required to work independently and complete learning and assessment activities that require self-directed learning and initiative. Students are also required to collaborate in a variety of learning and assessment tasks throughout the course.

How to Apply

Applications for the Graduate Diploma in Management are currently closed.

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