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Diploma of Business

Looking for a pathway to a Bachelor Degree in Business, Information Technology or Tourism at an Australian University?

The one year Diploma of Business gives you the opportunity to develop your academic and business skills in areas of digital business, finance, management, economics and accounting and completion will guarantee you entrance and credit into a range of Associate and Bachelor Degree programs at Southern Cross.

The Diploma of Business award is offered through SCU College, which understands that learners have diverse experiences and ways of learning. The College supports your study success and connects you to your peers through additional workshops to assist you develop academic and study skills.
Graduates will have opportunities to work across a range of industries in business contexts and will receive up to 1 year's credit twards a linked Bachelor degree.

Domestic

General

  • Course code: 2127279
  • Course abbreviation: DipBus(SCU College)
  • Credit points: 96
  • Equivalent units: 8

Duration & Fees

ATAR

  • Indicative ATAR: 0

OP

  • Indicative OP: 0

International

General

  • Course code: 2127279
  • Course abbreviation: DipBus(SCU College)
  • Credit points: 96
  • Equivalent units: 8

Duration & Fees

  • Duration: 1 year full-time
  • Fees:
    • Gold Coast - $25,200 ($3,150 per unit)
    • Melbourne - $26,000 ($3,250 per unit)
    • Sydney - $26,000 ($3,250 per unit)

CRICOS Code

Melbourne 086030E
Gold Coast 079231K
Sydney 086030E

Admission Requirements

CategoryScore
Overall Score5.5
Reading5.0
Writing5.5
Listening5.0
Speaking5.0

Course Overview

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Diploma of Business may begin careers in general areas of business including accounting, finance and marketing.

Successful graduates of the Diploma of Business are guaranteed entry into and credit towards the Southern Cross Associate Degree of BusinessBachelor of BusinessBachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality ManagementBachelor of Digital BusinessBachelor of Business in Convention and Event Mangement or Bachelor of Information Technology.

Major Areas of Study

Students complete core units and tailor their studies with the choice of either an information technology or a business stream.

Assessment methods

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses, and examinations.

Teaching methods

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Intakes list:

Domestic intakes
2019 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST yes yes yes
LISMORE
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE yes yes yes
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad
Domestic intakes
2018 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST yes
LISMORE
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE yes
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad
International intakes
2018 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST yes yes yes
LISMORE
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad
International intakes
2019 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST yes yes yes
LISMORE
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad

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