Governance Institute of Australia: GOV-1

Faculty of Business



Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governances

Program Year:


Marks required for maximum credit exemption:

No average required. Students must provide a completion certificate.

Maximum credit exemption:

18 credit points

Course Completed:

Yes - All 6 modules must be completed

Summary of course duration at UOW if maximum credit exemption granted:

UOW Course

No. of years to complete ***

Session of entry*

Program of study

Master of Business

1.5 - 2 years

Trimester 1, 2 or 3

UOW Course Handbook

Master of Business Advanced

* Indicates the session in which you can commence in order to minimise course duration. You will normally require an additional session of study if commencing in a session not listed. Autumn = February; Spring = July

** Please note that session of entry and Years to complete applies to the UOW Wollongong Campus only.

Students granted the maximum credit exemption will be exempt from the following UOW subjects:

UOW Code

UOW Subject name

Credit points

MBA 901

Accounting for Managerial Decision Making


MBA 906

Financial Strategy and Governance



Unspecified Credit @ 900 level


Maximum Credit Points Awarded


Application of Credit Exemption to UOW Courses/Majors:

A further 54 - 78 credit points (equivalent to 1.5 - 2 years of full-time study) will be required to complete the following UOW degrees offered by the Faculty of Business:

    • Master of Business

    • Master of Business Advanced

Additional information regarding course requirements, areas of major study and double majors can be found in the UOW Course Handbook (Faculty of Business).

The information contained on this website is a guide only and is subject to change according to any amendments to the curriculum of the University of Wollongong or the institutions listed on this website. You will be advised of your eligibility for admission and for credit exemption after receipt of your formal application in your formal letter of offer.

English language requirements:

All applicants are required to meet the University's English language requirements for entry.

Students not meeting the English language requirement for direct entry are able to undertake English language training on campus at UOW College.