Pathways to masters degrees
For students who do not have an undergraduate degree, Monash Business and Economics offers the Executive Certificate in Business which provides pathways to various masters programs.
- Executive Certificate in Business
The four-unit executive certificate is designed as an entry point for students who do not have an undergraduate degree. The content of the executive certificate is equivalent to a graduate certificate and students who attain a credit average (60 per cent) may enrol in and graduate with a masters degree on completion of eight further units (assuming the masters degree is a 12-unit program).
For students with an undergraduate degree, Business and Economics Faculty also offers Graduate Diplomas that provide pathways to various masters programs.
- Graduate Diploma in Accounting
This course is designed for students with a bachelor degree in a field other than accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting concepts and procedures. This course allows students to meet the academic requirements for admission as an associate member of CPA Australia within one year of full-time study subject to the completion of appropriate units. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Accounting may apply for admission to the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced).
- Graduate Diploma in Applied Econometrics
The Graduate Diploma in Applied Econometrics provides an opportunity for graduate students from any discipline to enhance their quantitative skills essential for conducting applied econometric projects and communicating the results to a wider audience. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Applied Econometrics with an average grade of credit or above may apply for admission to a range of Masters programs offered by the Faculty, including the Master of Applied Econometrics.
- Graduate Diploma in Economic Studies
This course is aimed at graduates of disciplines other than economics and commerce, graduates who have taken only the equivalent of first-year economics or economics/commerce graduates of more than ten years’ standing. Specialisations in economics and econometrics are available. Students who achieve a high standard will be able to progress to further graduate work.
Pathways to higher degrees by research
The following courses can serve as pathways to research degrees if you do not have the requisite background to undertake a higher degree by research.