About Program

Get yourself ready to run the show.
You can step up your business management expertise and open the door to even higher educational potential down the track with this program. The Graduate Diploma aims to broaden your management skills and take your career to a senior level. Focus on detailed practical skill development in real business settings to deepen your problem solving and decision-making capabilities.
The theoretical components of the program will be applied through working with local business people. This also provides beneficial networking and possible employment opportunities. Specialise in a management area of your choice such as decision-making, economics, marketing, management, law, ethics or informatics.
It's 8 courses and effectively means you have completed almost three-quarters of a Master in Business Administration (MBA). Choose to upgrade your qualification later on by completing an additional 4 courses to earn an MBA - the international standard for graduate business qualifications.
Career opportunities
Apply for senior management roles in government and across a diverse range of businesses and industries.
Intakes - when to apply
Sunshine Coast and Online intakes are:* Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, Session 5, Session 6, Session 7.
*Session 1 and Session 7 intakes are an accelerated study sequence only
*Session 2, Session 3 and Session 5 can be completed in either standard or accelerated study sequence
*Session 6 can be completed in a standard or accelerated study sequence. International students must complete the accelerated study sequence

Syarat Pendaftaran

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 85 (with minimum score of 21 for writing)
    • IELTS : 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in each subtest)
    • PTE Academic : 58 (with no sub score less than 54)
  • Academic Score/Qualifications
    • Bachelor Degree (Applicants must have Bachelor's degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
Degree Certificates
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Jenjang Pendidikan

Postgraduate Diploma


Business / Management / International Business / Business Administration

Masa Studi

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Biaya Pendidikan

AUD 28,000/tahun

Intake Batas pendaftaran
Jun -
Aug -
Oct -
Jan -
Feb -
Universitas123 - Akademik


The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is a vibrant and innovative institution located in the breathtaking Sunshine Coast region of Australia. Renowned for its stunning natural beauty, pristine beaches, and laid-back lifestyle, the Sunshine Coast provides an ideal backdrop for a world-class educational experience.

USC is committed to providing high-quality teaching and research across a diverse range of disciplines. With a strong focus on sustainability, USC promotes environmental awareness and offers programs in areas such as environmental science, sustainable tourism, and conservation biology.

The university is renowned for its cutting-edge facilities and state-of-the-art technology, providing students with a dynamic and modern learning environment. USC's passionate and dedicated faculty members are experts in their fields, providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen careers.

At USC, students are encouraged to think critically, engage in hands-on learning experiences, and pursue their passions. The university fosters a supportive and inclusive community, where students from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, collaborate, and grow.

Beyond the classroom, USC offers a vibrant student life with numerous clubs, societies, and sports teams. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities, enhancing their overall university experience and making lifelong friendships.

Whether it's exploring the pristine national parks, enjoying the vibrant local arts scene, or soaking up the sun on the beautiful beaches, studying at the University of the Sunshine Coast offers a unique and enriching educational journey in one of Australia's most stunning coastal regions.


  1. 1st in Queensland (THE Impact Rankings 2023). As a university with a strong commitment to achieving sustainability in terms of teaching, research and how we operate, we’re thrilled to be the top ranked Queensland university in the 2023 THE Impact Rankings.
  2. 1st in Queensland for ‘Climate Action’ impact (THE Impact Rankings 2023).
  3. 3rd in the world for our global impact to 'Clean Water and Sanitation' (THE Impact Rankings 2023).
  4. 23rd globally for 'Life on Land' (THE Impact Rankings 2023).
  5. UniSC is equal 11th globally for ‘Life Below Water’.
  6. UniSC is in the top two percent globally for overall impact.
  7. UniSC ranked first place in Queensland for ‘Overall Impact’, and eighth in Australia. We received an overall score of 92.9 out of 100.
  8. UniSC is first in Queensland across five SDGs.
  9. Among public universities, UniSC is number one in Queensland (according to 2021 Student Experience Survey Data) and in the nation’s top two, for overall educational experience. And we have a five-star rating for teaching.
  10. According to the Good Universities Guide 2022/23, we have 13 five star ratings from key areas of student satisfaction, for teaching quality, overall experience, learner resources, skills development, social equity, student support, first generation and learner engagement (postgraduate).
  11. 90% of graduates are employed within four months of finishing their degrees. 95% of graduates are employed within four months in our top performing study areas – engineering, education, and occupational therapy.
  12. UniSC ranked 160 in the world in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings (2022).
Biaya studi per tahun mulai dari

AUD 12,300





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