CRS1400300

Diploma of Business

Study Method Classroom
Course Duration 12 months
Intake
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Course Overview

The Diploma of Business prepares students for a career in accounting and related financial aspects of business. The degree runs over two (2) semesters that each run for thirteen (13) weeks based on a full-time study load of four (4) units per semester with an overall requirement of 80 credit points.

The Diploma of Business opens the door to job opportunities in a wide range of businesses and further study, all around the world.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian senior secondary qualification (or recognised equivalent) with the equivalent of a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 60 and

  • NSW (or equivalent) Band 4 Standard English; and
  • NSW (or equivalent) Band 3 Advanced Mathematics; or
  • NSW (or equivalent) Band 4 Standard 2 Mathematics.

An equivalent secondary qualification overseas that also meets the mathematics requirement above; or

An accredited Tertiary Preparation Program or a Foundation Year Program offered by an accredited Australian provider that also meets the mathematics requirement above; or

One year of completed accredited full-time study at a registered institution of tertiary education at AQF level 5 or above that also meets the mathematics requirement above.

Language Requirement:

Students whose first language is not English, must demonstrate competency in the English language. English proficiency can be demonstrated by providing certified evidence of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test result (or equivalent alternative test result, as follows), issued no more than two (2) years prior to date of application:

TEST OVERALL READING WRITING LISTENING SPEAKING
IELTS Academic 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0
TOEFL iBT 83 13 21 12 18
PTE Academic 58 50 50 50 50
C1A 180 169 169 169 169
C2P 180 169 169 169 169
OET C+ C+ C/C+ C/C+
KITE B2 (>450) B2 (>450) B2 (>450) B2 (>450) B2 (>450)
Duolingo* 115 110 110 110 110
Course Modules
  • CLO1: Identify, analyse, and synthesise theoretical knowledge in the discipline area of business
  • CLO2: Examine a complex problem or management requirements using appropriate methodologies and theories from the discipline area of business
  • CLO3: Analyse and synthesise ideas and theories from other disciplines related to the discipline area of business
  • CLO4: Communicate effectively and creatively ideas and perspectives to peers and general audiences in diverse contexts
  • CLO5: Work independently, responsibly and with the level expected in a broad range of professional and business contexts
  • CLO6: Collaborate in team projects to make a positive contribution toward social issues
Course Duration
  • Full Time: 1 year
  • Part Time: 2 years (Domestic students)
Career Opportunities

Graduates can gain employment in accounting practices, medium and large corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The course opens the way for employment in:

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
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Question and Answers

The Diploma of Business prepares students for a career in accounting and related financial aspects of business. The degree runs over two (2) semesters that each run for thirteen (13) weeks based on a full-time study load of four (4) units per semester with an overall requirement of 80 credit points.

The Diploma of Business opens the door to job opportunities in a wide range of businesses and further study, all around the world.

Successful completion of an Australian senior secondary qualification (or recognised equivalent) with the equivalent of a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 60 and

  • NSW (or equivalent) Band 4 Standard English; and
  • NSW (or equivalent) Band 3 Advanced Mathematics; or
  • NSW (or equivalent) Band 4 Standard 2 Mathematics.

An equivalent secondary qualification overseas that also meets the mathematics requirement above; or

An accredited Tertiary Preparation Program or a Foundation Year Program offered by an accredited Australian provider that also meets the mathematics requirement above; or

One year of completed accredited full-time study at a registered institution of tertiary education at AQF level 5 or above that also meets the mathematics requirement above.

Language Requirement:

Students whose first language is not English, must demonstrate competency in the English language. English proficiency can be demonstrated by providing certified evidence of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test result (or equivalent alternative test result, as follows), issued no more than two (2) years prior to date of application:

TEST OVERALL READING WRITING LISTENING SPEAKING
IELTS Academic 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0
TOEFL iBT 83 13 21 12 18
PTE Academic 58 50 50 50 50
C1A 180 169 169 169 169
C2P 180 169 169 169 169
OET C+ C+ C/C+ C/C+
KITE B2 (>450) B2 (>450) B2 (>450) B2 (>450) B2 (>450)
Duolingo* 115 110 110 110 110
  • CLO1: Identify, analyse, and synthesise theoretical knowledge in the discipline area of business
  • CLO2: Examine a complex problem or management requirements using appropriate methodologies and theories from the discipline area of business
  • CLO3: Analyse and synthesise ideas and theories from other disciplines related to the discipline area of business
  • CLO4: Communicate effectively and creatively ideas and perspectives to peers and general audiences in diverse contexts
  • CLO5: Work independently, responsibly and with the level expected in a broad range of professional and business contexts
  • CLO6: Collaborate in team projects to make a positive contribution toward social issues
  • Full Time: 1 year
  • Part Time: 2 years (Domestic students)

Graduates can gain employment in accounting practices, medium and large corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. The course opens the way for employment in:

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
Course Provided by
Polytechnic Institute Australia
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