Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

308119 v.2 Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Corporate Resources and Administration)


Course CRICOS Code: 049872C
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course provides a qualification for people working in the mining industry who are interested in furthering their studies into the corporate and resources administration side of the mining industry

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Applicants must have either a graduate certificate in corporate and resources administration or its equivalent, or a bachelor degree in business, commerce or related field from a recognised Australian tertiary institution or equivalent qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

The course is two semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Intermediate Awards I

A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of the Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate awards approved for this course appear below.

Intermediate Awards II

Graduate Certificate in Corporate Resources and Administration.

Career Opportunities

Graduates generally find employment in the corporate and administrative departments of mining companies, and in state and federal government departments dealing with corporate resources.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

10975 v.5   Corporate Finance 660 3.0 25.0
12030 v.3   Law (Business Organisations) 522 3.0 25.0
308112 v.1   Advanced Corporate Governance Law 574 3.0 25.0
5275 v.8   Management Processes and Policies 560 3.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

308109 v.1   Minerals and Petroleum Law 567 3.0 25.0
5468 v.8   Law (Company Secretarial Practice) 561 3.0 25.0
5471 v.6   Law (Meetings) 565 3.0 25.0
  SELECT 1 OPTION   25.0
Optional Units to Select From in Year 1 Semester 2 Hrs/Wk Credits
5248 v.6   Managerial Leadership 561 3.0 25.0
5470 v.7   Law (Industrial) 572 3.5 25.0
5628 v.8   Financial Management 555 3.0 25.0
11945 v.5   Taxation 531 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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