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

Successful completion of the Diploma will guarantee you entry and up to eight units of credit towards a range of Southern Cross University business, tourism and information technology degrees.

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.

DurationLocationSession

1F/2P

Gold Coast1, 2, 3
Online1, 2, 3
DurationLocationSession

1F

Gold Coast1, 2, 3
Melbourne1, 2, 3
Perth1, 2, 3
Sydney1, 2, 3

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

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

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

Creativity

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

Ethical practice

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

Knowledge of a discipline

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

Lifelong learning

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

Communication and social skills

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

Cultural competence

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

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses, and examinations.

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Graduates of the Diploma of Business may begin careers in general areas of business including accounting, finance and marketing.

Successful graduates of the Diploma of Business are guaranteed entry into, and up to eight units of credit towards the Southern Cross Bachelor of BusinessBachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality ManagementBachelor of Digital BusinessBachelor of Business in Convention and Event Mangement or Bachelor of Information Technology.

Notice

The information on this page may be subject to change over time. Please check this web page again before acting and see our disclaimer

From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'

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