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Southern Cross University (SCU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Diploma of Business

  • Diploma

Looking for a pathway to a Bachelor degree in business, information technology or tourism? You tailor your studies through the choice of a business, tourism, or information technology stream.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
2127279, 079231K, 086030E, 086030E, 086030E
Study Mode
In person, Online
International Fees
$29,600 per year / $29,600 total
ATAR
45

About this course

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 digital business, finance, management, economics, marketing, tourism and information technology. You tailor your studies through the choice of a business, tourism, or information technology stream.

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, tourism 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.

Study locations

Sydney

Gold Coast

Melbourne

Perth

Online

What you will learn

You complete core units and tailor your studies with the choice of either an information technology or a business stream.

Career pathways

Graduates of the Diploma of Business will be well-equipped to apply their skills in a variety entry level management positions such as office manager or accounts manager across a range of business areas including accounting, finance, marketing, information technology, and tourism.

Successful graduates of the Diploma of Business are guaranteed entry into, and up to eight units of credit towards the Southern Cross, Bachelor of Business and Enterprise, Bachelor of Tourism Management or Bachelor of Information Technology.

Course structure

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.