Business

Diploma of Business

Cricos Code: 090282F

What is a Diploma of Business?

The Diploma of Business (Higher Education) has been developed to ensure you graduate job-ready, with the core business knowledge and skills required to move into management roles in large organisations or become an entrepreneur and launch your own business.

By completing a Diploma, you have the opportunity to move into a Bachelor of Business where you can specialise in Event Management, Marketing, Sports or Entrepreneurship.

APM College of Business and Communication courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne

Available Online. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 17 Feb 2020

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

36 weeks accelerated

1 year full-time

2 years part-time

Study At Torrens

You control your workload, how and where you study. Choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?

Some of the possible career outcomes for graduates are:
  • Business Owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales Team Leader
  • Facilities Supervisor
  • Business Development Manager
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PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, how and where you study. Choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online

"I couldn’t have asked for better lecturers. "

- Mary Shaw, Graduate
They work more as mentors than teachers. They have guided me through the learning experience, allowing me to see the industry as an approachable platform.
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Course Overview

This course will teach you how to research, analyse and interpret the domestic and international business environments. Critical thinking skills are used to create strategic business and marketing plans and identify strategic business opportunities. Graduates will receive course credits to pathway into the Bachelor of Business programs, which means you could shave up to one year of study time off the degree.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Core business knowledge and skills
  • Research, analyse and interpret business environments
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strategic business and marketing plans

What you will study

The Diploma of Business consists of 8 subjects: 4 core subjects and 4 elective subjects. You should choose a minimum of 2 electives from 100 level subjects; the remaining 2 electives can be taken from levels 100, 200 or 300.

How will you study

Fees & Scholarships

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

To be eligible for admission you must satisfy one of the entry requirements below:
Recent Secondary Education Entry
Year 12 (or equivalent)
OR
Higher Education Entry
Successful completion of Diploma level (AQF Level 5 or equivalent) or above qualification.
OR
Successful completion of one full year (1 EFTSL) of an Associate Degree (AQF Level 6 or equivalent) or above qualification.
OR
Vocational Education Entry
Successful completion of a vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or equivalent).
OR
Successful completion of one full year (1 EFTSL) of a Diploma (AQF Level 5 or equivalent) or above qualification.
OR
Work and Life Experience Entry
Demonstrated skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).
GUARANTEED PATHWAY ENTRY
Successful completion of the Diploma of Business with Torrens University Australia will guarantee entry into the 2nd year of our Bachelor of Business programs.
In addition you will also need IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.0 (or equivalent).
To be eligible for admission you must satisfy one of the entry requirements below:
Recent Secondary Education Entry
Year 12 (or equivalent)
OR
Higher Education Entry
Successful completion of Diploma level (AQF Level 5 or equivalent) or above qualification.
OR
Successful completion of one full year (1 EFTSL) of an Associate Degree (AQF Level 6 or equivalent) or above qualification.
OR
Vocational Education Entry
Successful completion of a vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or equivalent).
OR
Successful completion of one full year (1 EFTSL) of a Diploma (AQF Level 5 or equivalent) or above qualification.
OR
Work and Life Experience Entry
Demonstrated skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).
GUARANTEED PATHWAY ENTRY
Successful completion of the Diploma of Business with Torrens University Australia will guarantee entry into the 2nd year of our Bachelor of Business programs.
In addition you will also need IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.0 (or equivalent).

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Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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