Updating Results

Postgraduate Certificate in Business

  • Graduate Certificate

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is an applied commerce qualification that focuses on developing skills, knowledge, and competencies expected by potential employers from Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School graduates.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
6 months full-time
Course Code
PGCertBus
Domestic Fees
$3,969 per year / $3,969 total
International Fees
$15,125 per year / $15,125 total

About this course

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is an applied commerce qualification that focuses on developing skills, knowledge, and competencies expected by potential employers from Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School graduates. It provides a pathway qualification into the Postgraduate Diploma in Business, which leads into the Master of Business and Master of Professional Accounting.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business equips graduates with general knowledge and skills applicable to business, which can then be applied in graduate positions across a wide range of industries. This Certificate provides a qualification with some of the core business skills required by industry.

As part of the Business Taught Masters programme at UC, this qualification enables you to increase your employability by gaining business skills that complement your existing professional or academic background. Students with a degree from any discipline may apply and no prior experience in commerce is required.

Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School is ranked in the top five percent in the world as part of the accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). UC ranks in the top 300 universities in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).

Entry requirements

Students must have a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and be approved by the Dean of Business.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

The programme has intakes in February and August.

You can apply online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

The PGCertBus provides the skills and competencies that will allow graduates to gain employment within the private and public sector in relevant business positions. Graduates will gain the confidence to challenge existing commercial practice and participate in the development of new and innovative business strategies.

Useful information:

  • Read what other UC postgraduate students have gone on to achieve in their studies and careers in our student and graduate profiles.
  • Te Ropu Rapuara | UC Careers can help you to achieve the career you want, connect with employers, or find a job.
  • For research into career destinations by qualification, visit Te Pokai Tara | Universities New Zealand website.
  • Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
  • Come along to an upcoming information event for prospective postgraduate students.