Diploma of Business

La Trobe University Sydney Campus offers the Diploma of Business as an alternative entry point to our degree programmes. This course is delivered on behalf of Navitas Bundoora Pty Ltd, a Higher Education provider, CRICOS 03312D.

Duration: 8 months

Semester starts: February, June, October

Campus: Sydney

CRICOS Code: 076108D

About this course

This is an introduction to the world of business, as well as a pathway for students who may not meet the direct entry requirements to La Trobe University bachelor degree courses.

Why choose our Diploma of Business?

You will develop important study skills as well as an understanding of accounting, economics, management, marketing and business analytics. Upon successful completion you will be eligible to enter year two of the specified La Trobe University undergraduate degree programs.

With small class sizes and a supportive and friendly environment, we'll help you make the smooth transition to university life and support you throughout your studies.

Where can the Diploma of Business take me?

This Diploma is designed as a pathway into a range of bachelor courses at La Trobe University. After the successful completion of the Diploma, within three trimesters, you may enter the 2nd year of the following courses offered at the Sydney Campus:

* You must achieve a 50% grade average to proceed

** You must achieve a 60% grade average to proceed

How to apply

Go to the Apply now page and follow the prompts to complete the application form online or call us for assistance on (+61 2) 9397 7600.

Entry requirements

This course is open to both domestic and international students, please view the entry requirements for your location.

Please contact us to discuss entry requirements by calling (+61 2) 9397 7600, or ask a question online.

Course fees

View the latest course fees for this course.

Key dates

View the 2017 and 2018 academic calendar.

Course structure

The Diploma of Business requires the completion of eight subjects, totalling 120 credit points.

Below is a sample course structure.

Year 1

BBUS1BUF

Business Foundations

BBUS1AFB

Accounting and Finance for Business

BBUS1BUE

Business Economics

BBUS1BAN

Business Analytics

BACC1AMD

Accounting for Management Decisions

BMGT1FOM

Foundations of Management

BFIN1FOF

Fundamentals of Finance

OR

BBUS1BUW

Business Writing

BMKT1MDP

Marketing: Defined, Planned and Delivered

OR MBGT1IIB

Introduction to International Business

Recognition for prior learning

Students who have previously studied at a tertiary level may be eligible for credit for individual university level subjects contained within a Diploma program. Previous studies must be equivalent in content and standard to those offered at La Trobe University and they must be relevant to the student's planned course of study. Credit will be determined on a case by case basis.

If you would like to discuss your circumstances, please call us on (+61 2) 9397 7600, or ask a question online.

Year 12 bonus points

Eligible Year 12 students can receive bonus points for entry based on the subjects you completed.

Please call us to discuss your circumstances on (+61 2) 9397 7600.

Scholarships

There are scholarships available to domestic and international students at La Trobe University Sydney Campus.

To see if you are eligible please view our scholarships page.

Career options

Popular careers at the completion of your diploma and bachelor degree include:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business
  • Commodities broking
  • Economic analysis
  • Employee relations
  • Financial planning
  • Importing/exporting
  • International relations
  • Investment banking
  • Management consulting
  • Marketing
  • Policy development

Please note: La Trobe University Sydney Campus offers diplomas providing an alternative entry point to our degree programmes. This diplomas are delivered on behalf of Navitas Bundoora Pty Ltd, a Higher Education provider, CRICOS 03312D.