Course summary

Looking for a pathway to a Bachelor degree in business, information technology or tourism?

The one-year Diploma of Business gives you the opportunity to develop academic and business skills in areas that could include business, finance, management, economics, marketing, tourism and information technology. In addition to core units, you may choose a specialisation in either business and enterprise, information technology or tourism.

Successful completion of the Diploma will guarantee you entry and up to eight units of credit towards a Southern Cross University Bachelor degree in business and enterprise or information technology.

The Diploma of Business award is offered through SCU College, where we understand that learners have diverse experiences and ways of learning. The College connects you to your peers and supports your study success through additional workshops to assist you develop academic and study skills.

Looking for a pathway to a Bachelor degree in business, information technology or tourism?

The one-year Diploma of Business gives you the opportunity to develop academic and business skills in areas that could include business, finance, management, economics, marketing, tourism and information technology. In addition to core units, you may choose a specialisation in either business and enterprise, information technology or tourism.

Successful completion of the Diploma will guarantee you entry and up to eight units of credit towards a Southern Cross University Bachelor degree in business and enterprise or information technology.

The Diploma of Business award is offered through SCU College, where we understand that learners have diverse experiences and ways of learning. The College connects you to your peers and supports your study success through additional workshops to assist you develop academic and study skills.

You complete core units and tailor your studies with the choice of a specialisation in either:

  • Business and enterprise
  • Information technology
  • Tourism
  • Business (this specialisation is only available at Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth campuses).

Course Learning Outcome

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

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

apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined business contexts.

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

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

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

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

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 1 N/A N/A
Online Term 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Term 1 $28,000 ($3,500 per unit) 079231K
Melbourne Term 1 $31,200 ($3,900 per unit) 086030E
Perth Term 1 $31,200 ($3,900 per unit) 086030E
Sydney Term 1 $31,200 ($3,900 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 to receive the Diploma of Business, students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 2 core units (24 credit points), and
  • 6 units (72 credit points) from one of the following specialisations: Business and Enterprise, Information Technology, Tourism, and Business.

Exclusion
The Chair of the College Board may exclude a student for a maximum of one (1) study period where a student has received Absent Fail Grades for all units attempted in a session of study.


Schedule of units

Title Note

Core units

EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1003 - Quantitative Methods with Economics

Specialisations

Note 2

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: This unit is available for students at the following locations: Gold Coast, SCU Melbourne, SCU Sydney, SCU Perth, and Online.
Note 2: This Specialisation is only available at SCU Sydney, SCU Melbourne, and SCU Perth.