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, Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management, or Bachelor of Information Technology.

The Diploma of Business is offered through SCU College.

All SCU College students are offered extra support through College Connect while undertaking this Diploma.

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, Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management, or Bachelor of Information Technology.

The Diploma of Business is offered through SCU College.

All SCU College students are offered extra support through College Connect while undertaking this Diploma.

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 $19,520 ($2,440 per unit) 079231K
Melbourne Session 1 $21,360 ($2,670 per unit) 086030E
Sydney Session 1 $19,520 ($2,440 per unit) 086030E

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 the equivalent of eight (8) units (96 credit points) comprising:

  1. All three units listed in Part A; and
  2. Five (5) units selected from Part B; or
  3. Any five (5) units selected from Part B of the Schedule of Units and other units listed in the Associate Degree of Business approved by the Director, SCU College.

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

Title Level of learning Note
Students must enrol in core College units in their first session of study -
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline; MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics
Year 1, Session 2
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
2 units from: Part B
Year 1, Session 1
EDU10011 - Learning for Future Careers Intermediate
3 units from: Part B

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
Students must enrol in core College units in their first session of study -
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline; MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
2 units from: Part B
Year 1, Session 2
EDU10011 - Learning for Future Careers Intermediate
3 units from: Part B

Title Level of learning Note
Students must enrol in the core College unit in their first session of study - EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
Year 1, Session 3
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
EDU10011 - Learning for Future Careers Intermediate
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Year 2, Session 2
Choose two units from the following three:
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory