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Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

What can you do with your degree?

Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Business Administration is purposely designed for anyone looking to change careers. The program will equip you with the core technical skills for effective decision making including the development of the interpersonal, cross-cultural and communication skills that are required to lead in the implementation of these decisions.

It is a highly sought-after qualification which can be applied to all industries and opens the door to a variety of roles.


Business consultant

Core to the responsibility of a Business Consultant is identifying areas within a business model which can be improved as well as creating the strategy around how the identified improvements can be achieved. Business consultants often operate as freelancers or within a consulting company. Roles in this field could include:

  • Business development consultant  
  • International marketing consultant  
  • Digital business strategy  
  • Senior consultant – financial management


To be successful in finance, not only do you need to have a strong understanding with numbers but also financial insight to guide business spending and investment decisions. Roles in this field could include:

  • Commercial finance manager  
  • Executive finance manager  
  • Financial consultant  
  • Project finance partner  
  • Financial advisor

Business development

Business Development Managers are strategists, and networkers and are responsible for identifying and capturing new revenue opportunities. Business strategy skills developed can be applied across an array of industries and in various roles, including:

  • Business development management 
  • Sales development executive 
  • Strategic partnerships


Management is a natural career progression for any marketing specialist. Marketing managers are responsible for developing strategic end-to-end campaigns for an organisation and oversee the implementation and execution of campaigns and strategic plans. Roles in this field could may include:

  • Senior marketing manager
  • Campaign manager
  • Commercial sales manager

Professional accreditation

Bond Business School is among less than 7% of the world’s 13,000 business programs to have earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and less than 2% have earned European Foundation for Management Development's (EFMD) European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. Bond Business School is both AACSB and EQUIS accredited placing us in the top 2% of Business Schools in the world.

Bond Business School is also one of four universities in Australia who are members of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a tangible statement of the significant contribution our programs make to graduate management education. 

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Take your skill set to the next level

Extend your learning beyond the completion of your degree. Consider progressing on your journey to sharpen your skills and expand your knowledge in business and other specialised areas through these learning.

Postgraduate options

Progress with Postgraduate study

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, to further your understanding of business and to gain an added skillset and expertise, you could progress into any of the following postgraduate degrees:  


Whether you are looking to upskill, advance your career, change direction or dive deeper into a specific area, Bond offers a range of executive training and professional development microcredential courses to help you get ahead.

  • Select from a suite of high-quality programs designed in collaboration with industry partners.    
  • Learn from anywhere in the world, at your own pace.  
  • Earn a digital certificate for each microcredential.  
  • Potentially gain credit towards future study at Bond University. 

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