Graduate Certificate in Blockchain Enabled Business
DurationFull-time 6 months, Part-time 1 year
LocationOnline, Melbourne City
$16,320 (2021 total)
Next intakeFebruary, July
DurationFull-time 6 months
AU$19,680 (2021 total)
Next intakeFebruary, July
The pace of adoption of digital interaction and business models has massively increased since early 2020. The transition to the digital economy is now a worldwide economic imperative and people who can lead in the transition will have secure career opportunities. The Graduate Certificate in Blockchain Enabled Business is designed to prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills to lead at the frontier of the emerging new digital global economy.
Blockchain is a transformative technology at the centre of the new digital economy, with wide-ranging applications across all aspects of commerce, government and social enterprises. It is fundamentally reshaping the industrial, employment and social landscape that future graduates will live and work in.
Global and Australian labour market reports show that there has been more than 200% year-on-year job growth in this field since 2015. Approximately half of that growth is for people with the knowledge and skills to identify, understand and communicate the value proposition and the economic, financial, accounting, legal, ethical, business IT and strategic management dimensions of blockchain for all types of industries.
RMIT is a global frontrunner in this space, with its world-leading Blockchain Innovation Hub helping to set the national and global agenda for enterprise transformation. This graduate certificate is ideal for professionals seeking to upskill, or people seeking to transition into the blockchain field. It will prepare you to work in a globalised, international context in a range of in-demand roles and sectors.
You will experience a variety of approaches to learning and teaching in this graduate certificate. You will be exposed to the dimensions of blockchain in business to build a broad base of knowledge and capabilities that will prepare you for the international workforce.
You'll learn from experienced professionals and academics who will share their knowledge, research and experience, and assist you in developing skills as an independent and lifelong learner.
The major styles of teaching and learning you can expect to experience will include:
Classroom teaching utilises a range of techniques, including lectures, presentations, simulations and group discussion, all designed to maximise your understanding of the curriculum. It provides an environment where you can ask questions, seek feedback and contribute to class discussion.
Working independently or as a group, you will apply knowledge to solve problems and examine case studies that relate to the business challenges you will encounter working in industry
Assignments and projects
These may be either research-based or problem-based. They will provide you with experience with research, and effective writing and presentation for a range of audiences. Assignments are designed to provide a way to receive feedback on your skills development to further enhance your capabilities.
The curriculum may incorporate extensive use of online teaching resources to support your learning, and for accessing relevant research sites. The University’s learning management system will be used for learning resources such as lecture notes and presentation slides, a range of assessment and feedback tools, discussion boards, quizzes and self-tests.
Assessment is designed to provide you with opportunities to demonstrate your capabilities and specified learning outcomes. Methods of assessment will vary between subjects.
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Program code: GC180
You must have:
- An Australian bachelor 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 a minimum of 5 years full-time equivalent work experience. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).
You must have successfully completed:
An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or higher level of qualification in any discipline.
You may also be considered if you have a minimum of 5 years of full-time equivalent work experience. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
Credit and recognition of prior learning
Applicants who have successfully completed postgraduate studies in a business (or related) discipline at another institution can have these assessed for credit from this program consistent with the principles of the RMIT Credit Policy.
Credit, recognition of prior learning, professional experience and accreditation from a professional body can reduce the duration of your study by acknowledging your earlier, relevant experience. Find out if you might be eligible.
2021 indicative fees
Full-fee places: AU$16,320.
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF): AU$313 maximum fee for 2021.
- Other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment.
Annual fee adjustment
Amount quoted is the 2021 total program tuition fee, and is based on a total annual load of 48 credit points. A proportionate fee applies for more or less than the full-time study load.
Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.
Defer your payment
This program is offered on a full-fee paying basis only. If you are offered a place, you will need to pay the full tuition costs of your program. However, eligible students (such as Australian citizens or holders of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa) may apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme.
Learn more about fees for postgraduate study.
Payments and refunds
For information on how to pay your fees or how to apply for a refund, please see Paying your fees and applying for refunds.
Eligible students (such as Australian citizens or holders of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa) may apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme.
How does a HELP loan work?
If your FEE-HELP and/or SA-HELP loan application is successful, the Australian Government will pay RMIT, on your behalf, up to 100% of your fees. This amount will become part of your accumulated HELP debt.
You only start repaying your accumulated HELP debt to the Australian Government once you earn above the minimum income threshold for repayment, which is set each year by the Australian Government (this also applies if you are still studying). The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will calculate your compulsory repayment for the year and include this on your income tax notice.
This program is approved for income support.
You may be eligible for student income support payments from the Commonwealth Government if you are undertaking a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or an approved professionally oriented masters by coursework program. For more information see Income support for Masters students.
If you are enrolled in an eligible program you will also need to satisfy all other student payment eligibility requirements. You can contact Centrelink or Services Australia for further information about student income support entitlements, your eligibility and how to apply.
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2021 is $313.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.
In addition to tuition fees you also need to pay for:
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF) in each calendar year.
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) - Student visa holders must have cover for the total duration of their visa.
- Some programs incur additional expenses.
You also need to account for your living expenses. Estimate the cost of living in Melbourne.
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