Why study the RMIT Online Graduate Certificate of Commerce?

Graduate in as little as 8 months part-time

Finish your online Graduate Certificate of Commerce in as little as eight months, thanks to our innovative intensive learning model. Study one course at a time, each over a seven-week study period. 

Cutting-edge learning platform

Thanks to our innovative and cutting-edge online learning platform – accessible on desktop and mobile devices – your virtual classroom is always ready for you. No timetables, no worries.

A qualification tailored to your career goals

Choose from 18 courses to align your learning with your professional goals and take the next step in your career. 

Grow your understanding of commerce fundamentals

RMIT Online's Graduate Certificate of Commerce program allows you to design a flexible program of study to meet your career aspirations. Created with business-savvy professionals in mind, you’ll concentrate on your unique learning needs through our interactive and industry-led courses.

Our Graduate Certificate of Commerce not only has the added convenience of being intensive and completely online, but also provides an excellent pathway to a masters program where your selection of additional electives will extend your knowledge base.

With content delivered by renowned, experienced academics with industry connections, you can choose subjects that cover the following important business areas: 

  • Business Analytics
  • Finance 
  • People and Organisations
  • Business Project Management 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Supply Chain Management 
Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)

Electives to
choose from

8 months intensive,

Jan, Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

$3,960 per course, FEE-HELP available*

Program code: GC104KP16

^Number of courses and duration to be comprised depends on prior degree. Please see Entry Requirements or contact us for further details.

*Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load.


What you will study

The RMIT Online Graduate Certificate of Commerce program is comprised of four courses. You may choose any four of the 18 electives from the Master of Commerce program.

Get more information about what you will learn in each of these courses.

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Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, you may continue on to further study at master degree level. The Graduate Certificate is an entry pathway to the masters degree for some students (see entry requirements).

Contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisors for more infomation and to discuss your individual circumstances.

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*If you do not meet the entry requirements for the 12 course masters, you may have the opportunity to enrol in a 16 course masters. See entry requirements for more details.

Graduate Certificate

4 Courses

or continue studying

Masters (12 courses)*

+8 Courses

with advanced standing

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Entry requirements

RMIT Online postgraduate students must meet minimum academic requirements, and international students must have a proficient level of English. You can find more details below. 


Academic requirements
English language requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning


  • An Australian bachelors degree or equivalent (or higher level qualification), in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.*
  • If you do not meet the above entry requirement for the graduate certificate, you may be considered if you have five years of relevant work experience.

*If your qualification was completed more than 10 years ago, you will need to provide evidence of ongoing professional work and/or professional development in the same discipline as the program for which you are seeking entry.

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International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Graduate Certificate of Commerce does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. For more details on RMIT's on-campus programs, visit rmit.edu.au.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

RMIT assesses each student’s prior learning and qualifications to grant credit so you can complete your online postgraduate degree sooner. Your application will be decided on a case-by-case basis. RMIT aims to grant as much credit as possible at the time of offer, so it’s important to provide as much evidence of prior study and work experience as possible with your application.

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.