What does flexible study mean for me?
Studying at Swinburne Online gives you the freedom to study how it suits you. Decide when and where it fits in with your life and tailor your study journey to your own needs. Get a world-class degree without giving up what’s important.
Personalised study journey
Set a study pace that work with what’s going on in your life. If you’re unsure about how much you can commit to, we can offer part-time options and the option of increasing your unit load as your progress. Interested in fast-tracking your studies? You also have the opportunity to complete up to 12 units per year.
Fit study around your life
You don’t have to put your life on hold to study. Prioritise what matters to you and fit study around family, work and personal commitments through a course that is flexibly designed for online learners.
Start when it suits. Swinburne Online offers multiple intake dates and flexible unit availability, so you can choose when you begin your studies or if you need to take a break.
Flexible study requires flexible support. As a Swinburne Online student, you’ll have support for extended hours, 7 days a week, with Student Advisors available to help with anything from tech support to research advice and dedicated online tutors in each of your units.
Your course structure
The Graduate Certificate in Management consists of four core units that can be completed in eight months full time.
Your units will focus on putting theory into practice. For example, the ‘Designing for Change’ unit will help you utilise innovation and design approaches to the challenge of delivering a business project. This gives you the opportunity to extend your thinking in terms of creating solutions that go beyond traditional boundaries.
Why study a degree in management with Swinburne Online? Our courses are at the forefront of industry and provide you with the practical skills to success come graduation. View all units in this graduate certificate.View All Units
How you'll learn
How you'll learn
Learning designed for online
Your study journey with Swinburne Online is tailored to the digital space. You’ll study in a dynamic virtual classroom environment, interact with your peers in the custom-built social platform, and receive support at the times you need it from advisors who understand studying online.
You’ll complete each of your units in Canvas, your online classroom, and be guided through coursework by an online tutor with real-world experience in your field of study. Canvas is where you’ll access classes, assignments and discussion boards with your peers.
The Student Hub is your online campus, where you’ll access the support and resources to assist you throughout your study journey. From managing your course to technical support and library resources, you’ll find it all in one easy location.
Swinburne Online will be there for you each step of the way. From enrolment through to graduation, we offer extended, flexible support in each of your units and advisors to assist with anything from technical support to referencing and assignment tips.
Submit a resume demonstrating:
- A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline; or
- A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience; or
- A minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience.
This course is only available to Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders
The estimated fee for this course is $14,800*.
Commonwealth provided loans are available to assist eligible students to pay their course fees and there are a range of university, government and privately funded scholarships and prizes.
Course fees may change without notice and will be affected by a student’s unit selection and any credit awarded in recognition of previous academic experience.
This course is only available to Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders. Depending on your citizenship, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place.
Domestic students also contribute to student services and amenities via an annual fee.
Swinburne Online connection to industry
With a Graduate Certificate in Management, you’ll graduate as a new-age professional prepared to stand out at work and take the next step in leadership. With the learning outcome essentials for career advancement and a new entrepreneurial mindset, you will be set up for careers in strategic management, general management, operations management and project management upon graduation.
Executive General Manager
Develops strategies and policies to achieve future business goals.
Take a lead role in the management of producing goods and services. Oversee the distribution of products and find areas of improvement to strengthen business operations.
Provides a strategic approach and insight into business operations.