Course summary

The Diploma of Business covers all three core skills units and five of the eight core units of Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Business. Topics could include accounting, finance, economics, business law, statistics, marketing, management, ethics and sustainability.

Successful graduates of the Diploma of Business will be eligible to gain one year of advanced standing towards the Associate Degree of BusinessBachelor of Business or Bachelor of Business Administration.

The Diploma of Business covers all three core skills units and five of the eight core units of Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Business. Topics could include accounting, finance, economics, business law, statistics, marketing, management, ethics and sustainability.

Successful graduates of the Diploma of Business will be eligible to gain one year of advanced standing towards the Associate Degree of BusinessBachelor of Business or Bachelor of Business Administration.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

CLO 1 Exercise critical judgement and creative thinking to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined business settings.

Creativity

CLO 1 Exercise critical judgement and creative thinking to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined business settings.

Ethical practice

CLO2 Apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined business contexts.

Knowledge of a discipline

CLO3 Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of business.

Lifelong learning

CLO4 Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work in defined business contexts.

Communication and social skills

CLO5 Communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, with an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined business contexts.

Cultural competence

CLO5 Communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, with an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined business contexts.


Course overview

Course code

2127279

Course abbreviation

DipBus(SCU College)

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $16,560 ($2,070 per unit) 079231K

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible for a Diploma of Business a candidate shall successfully complete eight (8) units from Part A or Part B of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.


Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Notes

Note 1: Students are strongly recommended to complete BUS10699 Business Language and Learning Skills and either MNG10001 Issues and Technology for Business Studies or MAT10706 Quantitative Methods with Economics before or concurrently with other units.