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Diploma of Business Studies - CL87

The Diploma of Business Studies at CQUniversity is designed to provide you with foundation skills in business and management.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus, Online

RANK THRESHOLD

SR:52 ATAR:52

UNITS/CREDITS

8/48

DURATION

1 years full-time, 2 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Jakarta, Melbourne, Sydney, Online

RECOMMENDED STUDY

Not applicable

CRICOS

084541J

The Diploma of Business Studies course is designed to provide you with foundation skills in business and management. The course equips you with knowledge and skills required in business accounting, analytics, economics, legal issues in business, management and marketing; plus the opportunity to explore human resource management, property or financial planning. The course includes seven core units of study and one elective unit which provides you with foundation skills to either undertake further study in a business related bachelor degree or enter into employment. Successful completion of the diploma will provide opportunity for you to receive credit for eight units of study in the Bachelor of Business. You have the option to pathway into the second year of the Bachelor of Business degree or enter into employment. The course provides opportunity for you to undertake part time or online study while balancing your personal and professional commitments.

Core Units 8 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
The Diploma of Business Studies consists of eight units including seven core units of study and one elective unit which provides you with foundation skills to either undertake further study in a business-related bachelor degree or enter into employment.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

On-Campus Availability

Semester 1 - 2021Jakarta
Semester 1 - 2022Jakarta
Term 1 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 1 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 2 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 2 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne
Term 3 - 2022Melbourne

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2021Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2022Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
No information available at this time.
This course has no residential schools.

Rank Threshold
SR: 52 | ATAR: 52.0
A rank threshold is the minimum competitive rank that applications will be considered for entry to this course.


Institute Profile
To find out about CQUniversity's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1 2020, view our Institute Profile.

English Requirements:
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0 completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores :
  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 5.5 overall with a minimum 5.0 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 65 or better overall and no score less than 15 (Internet Based Test); or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Overall test score of 162 (with no individual band score of less than 154).; or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - Overall test score of 162 (with no individual band score of less than 154).; or
  • Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Each student will be assessed individually.

International students:

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

A recommended study schedule for this course can be obtained from your Student Advisor (Courses and Careers).

Students may determine their own schedule based upon credit transfers and personal study requirements. It is important to note that full-time students usually enrol in 4 units per term and part-time students usually enrol in 2 units per term.

Course Planners are also available for this course to help you schedule your study.

Please note: students must check to see when and where a unit is offered before enrolling. See the unit availability in this handbook for details.

Completion of the Diploma of Business Studies will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as:

  • office administrator
  • project officer
  • administrator
  • personal assistant
  • executive officer.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

QueenslandBNE: 882511; ONL: 852511
New South WalesSYD: 160152; ONL: 160153
VictoriaMEL: 1700210091; ONL: 1700110091
Western AustraliaONL: 150153

Tertiary Admission Centre Codes will be available soon.

SEAMLESS PATHWAYS
The Diploma of Business is designed as an ideal pathway into the Bachelor of Business. The units that you will study throughout the Diploma align perfectly to the first-year units of the Bachelor of Business and provide you with a solid and well-rounded foundation and understanding of business, making your transition into the second year of the Bachelor of Business seamless.

INNOVATIVE COURSE CONTENT
The Diploma of Business Studies offers you the opportunity to develop fundamental business knowledge through a foundation professional business practice unit, six core business units and a final elective unit. The six core business units allow you to gain insights into a broad range of business fields such as accounting, economics, organisational behaviour, law, marketing and business. Your final elective unit offers you to gain further insight in a discipline-specific major preparing you for further study if you decide to continue with the Bachelor of Business.

ENHANCED LEARNING EXPERIENCE
We have enhanced the learning experience at CQUni so that you can build your skills, knowledge and professional profile seamlessly. You will be supported by the latest in learning technology, and your course will be delivered in ways that reflect the modern workplace and modern learner.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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For me, it is always about choosing a university that best suits me. This is why I chose CQUniversity. I'm doing a business degree, but it covers so many topics that are really important nowadays such as social innovation, technology and information systems and various ethical theories.

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