top of page

Undergraduate Certificate in Business

LI is committed to providing academic pathways for students, and the purpose of undergraduate certificate courses is to provide an introductory body of knowledge in the relevant discipline area. It qualifies individuals with knowledge and skills for further study, professional upskilling, employment, and participation in lifelong learning. Undergraduate Certificate qualifications have been designed to enable graduates to demonstrate the learning outcomes expressed as knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills specified in the Undergraduate Certificate descriptor.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Business introduces students at a foundation level to the sources and content in the business discipline area and provides training which emphasises vocational application. This course has been designed for individuals who wish to work in a small business or other organisations. Students will be equipped with writing skills and will learn how to demonstrate an ability to apply a body of fundamental knowledge in a range of business contexts.

The course draws on LI’s established expertise in business and management. The structure of this course is based on the first semester of LI’s existing Bachelor of Accounting course, enabling students to exit due to unforeseen personal or professional reasons. Graduates of the Undergraduate Certificate in Business may find employment in a relevant occupational field, such as: business and professional organisations; entrepreneurial start-ups; and not-for-profit organisations. Additionally, graduates may choose to progress into a relevant Diploma or Bachelor course.

The course structure is based on one semester (14 weeks duration).

  • 40 credit points of core

To qualify for award of Undergraduate Certificate in Business a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 40 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core units noted below.


AC101 Accounting I

BC100 Professional Business Communication

MG101 Management

ST101 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis

bottom of page