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Business @ a glance


Diploma of Business

(CRICOS Code 076108D)

This course offers an alternative pathway to La Trobe University’s undergraduate business programs. Subjects are the equivalent of those in the first year of the degree. Students successfully completing the Diploma of Business will gain entry into 2nd year of their undergraduate business degree.


  • University experience, access to university facilities and staff
  • 3 intakes per year (February, June & October)
  • Personalised learning environment with average class size just 25
  • Extra contact time with your tutors
  • Fast track option available (complete in 8 or 12 months)


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Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Business (Event Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Hospitality)
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce #
  • Bachelor of Accounting*
  • Bachelor of Finance*
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance)**
  • Bachelor of Business (Event Management/ Marketing)**
  • Bachelor of Business (Sport Development and Management)**


# You must achieve an 80% grade average to proceed
* You must achieve a 60% grade average to proceed
† You must achieve a 70% grade average to proceed
**Six to Eight subject credits apply for these courses depending on subjects completed

Popular careers for graduates

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business
  • Commodities broking
  • Economic analysis
  • Employee relations
  • Events management
  • Financial planning
  • Importing/exporting
  • International relations
  • Investment banking
  • Management consulting
  • Marketing
  • Policy development
  • Public relations
  • Tourism


Students are to select eight units in total comprised of four core units, three Business electives and one elective from any diploma program.

Core Subjects

  • Business Foundations
  • Accounting and Finance for Business
  • Business Economics
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Writing


  • Foundations of Management
  • Accounting for Management Decision Making
  • Marketing: Defined, Planned, Delivered
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events
  • Introduction to International Business

Tuition Fees

Year Domestic Student International Student FEE-HELP




available for domestic students