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Diploma Of Business (DipBus)
Diploma Of Business (DipBus)

Diploma Of Business (DipBus)

  • ID:APIC610003
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed:

• Year 12 in Australia with a minimum ATAR of 55; OR

• the equivalent to an Australian Year 12 at a recognised overseas institution with an equivalent minimum ATAR of 55; OR

• a Certificate IVor higher awarded by a recognised higher education/vocational institution; OR

• a General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A) with three or more D Grades; OR

• a Global Assessment Certificate with an average Grade of 55% or higher; OR

• an International Baccalaureate.

English Requirements

  • IELTS Academic: overall band score of 5.5 or higher with no band below 5.0 in writing or speaking; OR

  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score of 65 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18; OR

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking; OR

  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking ; OR

  • PTE Academic Module with a minimum score of 50 with a writing and speaking minimum of 42.

Course Information

The purpose of the Diploma of Business is to produce graduates who are capable of performing a range of business and accounting tasks while displaying the readiness to develop further in key areas of business, such as accounting, management, and marketing. The course can provide a pathway to a Bachelor of Business and related programs in most higher education institutions. The Course objectives are as follows:

  • learn the basics of business, marketing, and management in a coherent and meaningful manner;

  • learn the basics of accounting and business law;

  • enhance your academic and study skills;

  • develop a good understanding of real-life business and management challenges; and

  • familiarise yourself with the extent of studies needed to develop your career in this field

CRICOS Code: 085156K

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The structure in table below is applicable to students commencing in Trimester 3 2020 onwards.

Units Name

  • BUS1001 Professional Development and Business Communication

  • BUS1002 Fundamentals of Management

  • BUS1003 Mathematics and Statistics

  • BUS1004 Foundations of Accounting

  • BUS1005 Introduction to Economics

  • BUS1006 Introduction to Business Law

  • BUS1007 Finance

  • BUS1008 Financial Accounting

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Bachelor of Business (BBus)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Students completing the Diploma of Business can either gain entry-level employment with a multitude of organisations or obtain credit to complete the Bachelor of Business, and subsequently, progress to further studies at APIC. Alternatively, graduates can seek entry with credit into a range of bachelor degree programs at Australian and or internationally recognised universities. In short, completion of the Diploma of Business can open up multiple opportunities for young graduates to pursue courses and programs in business, accounting, finance, commerce, law, and economics.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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