(CRICOS Code 088194B)
A Diploma of Business qualification can lead to a variety of opportunities in today’s global economy in public service, education, health, manufacturing, service industries, e-commerce, mining and retail.
|Study Mode Face to face|
|Duration Full-time, 1 year|
|Location 310 King Street, Melbourne|
|Course Requirements 8 core units ( as per 1st year Bachelor of Business)|
English Entry Requirements
Domestic School Leavers: n/a
International Students: IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0) or equivalent
Academic Entry Requirements
Domestic School Leavers: Successful completion on of Year 12 in Australia or equivalent
International Students: Successful completion of Year 12 in Australia or equivalent.
An approved University Foundation program or formal Australian Certificate IV may also be taken to satisfy this entry requirement.
Students must be minimum eighteen years of age prior to commencing a course at the Institute.
- Higher Education pathway on successful completion of Ozford High School Year 12.
- Higher Education pathways for eligible candidates once you have successfully completed Ozford English Language Centre.
Diploma of Business Course Core Units
ICT1100 – Business Information SystemsBusiness Information Systems examines the role of information technology in contemporary business organisations. Students will investigate the ways in which information systems, through E-Business and E-Commerce, contribute to organisational innovation, competitiveness, and efficiency. Web-driven networked computing, social media and other information systems applications and enhancements will be considered and analysed in the context of ethical, practical, legal and security issues related to the use and storage of data in contemporary organisations.
MKT1100 - Marketing PrinciplesMarketing Principles exposes students to foundation concepts, theories and principles in marketing, and allows students to critically assess their relevance in today's marketplace. Students will research a company’s customer-driven strategy and marketing mix. Other topics examined include advertising, public relations, direct marketing and digital marketing.
ACC1100 – Accounting for Decision MakingAccounting for Decision Making considers the performance of a business using accounting information. Attention will be given to the analysis of business reports and financial statements and how they can be used to make better decisions by business managers. Analysis and interpretation procedures to evaluate financial statements of companies will be used to provide greater understanding.
ECO1100 – Economic PrinciplesEconomic Principles covers contemporary developments and applications of macroeconomic concepts and fundamental microeconomic issues related to supply and demand. An examination of how economic models can be applied to address the basic problem of scarcity facing contemporary societies will be studied. Topics will also include the financial system, inflation as well as issues relating to globalisation and international trade.
LAW1100 – Commercial Law
Business Law provides an introduction to the underlying concepts and principles of the Australian legal system. Emphasis is placed on providing students with a working knowledge of commercial law by analysing case scenarios and applying legal principles to inform possible legal outcomes. The arguing of ethical issues arising out of business situations will be encouraged.
STA1100 – Business StatisticsBusiness Statistics provides students with an introduction to assessing business and economic data in graphical and numerical statistical form using a broad range of statistical techniques and methods. It covers the core concepts which underpin statistical analysis allowing students to interpret the results of independent statistical analysis to make informed decisions. Topics covered include estimation and hypothesis testing using knowledge of probability theory and probability distributions and evaluating business forecasts using regression and time series data.
MGT1100 – Management PrinciplesAn analysis of the principles and theories of management and how they relate to the contemporary workplace will be undertaken in Management Principles. Management challenges linked to motivating and rewarding people, and the importance of effective communication skills will be examined. Of particular relevance are the benefits associated with effective team management and the inter-relationship to achieving organisational goals.
MGT1000 – Ethics, Sustainability & Social ResponsibilityEthics, Sustainability & Social Responsibility is a core unit in all Bachelor of Business courses. The concepts of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental sustainability and the ethics of business will be examined in the context of emerging issues in the global business world. Important ethical issues examining alternative approaches to addressing the issues will also be considered.
Student workloadThe table below indicates the expected student workload per week for this unit.
|No. timetabled hours per week (1)||No. personal study hours per week (2)||Total workload hours per week (3)|
|2 hours’ Lecture plus 1 hour Tutorial –Total 3 hours face-to-face per week||6 hours||9 hours|
- Class Test
- Online Test or Quiz
- Written Assignment
- Oral Class Presentation
- Class presentation (Individual class presentation based on group assignment; Topics 5-10) – 10%
- Group Assignment (Topics 5-10) (2500 words written) – 30%
- Exam (All topics; 3 hours duration) – 60%
Key Dates and Fees
2019 Trimester Dates
- Trimester 1 –––– 04 March - 12 July
- Trimester 2 –––– 29 July - 06 December
- Trimester 3 –––– 18 November - 14 February 2020
2019 Intake and Orientation Dates
|Trimester 1||04 March||22 February|
|Mid Intake||23 April||18 April|
|Trimester 2||29 July||19 July|
|Mid Intake||16 September||13 September|
|Trimester 3||18 November||08 November|
|Course Name||Tuition Fee* (Per Annum)||Duration|
|Diploma of Business||$18,000||Full-time 1 Year|
|Bachelor of Business||$18,000||Full-time 3 years|
|Bachelor of Business (Accounting)||$18,000||Full-time 3 years|
|Higher Education Courses||International Student On Student Visa||Domestic Student|
|2019 Overseas Student Health Cover (Single)||$536 p/a and depends on course duration||N/A|
|$300 per trimester||$300 per trimester|
|Homestay Placement (Optional)||$400 per student|
|Homestay Fee||$300-$350 per week|
|Airport Pick Up (One way) (Optional) ($30 extra for flight arriving between 11pm—5am)||$300 per person|