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Diploma of Business

Start to build the knowledge and skills necessary for your career in a wide range of areas within the business sector. The diploma provides an introduction to a range of business disciplines prior to choosing the business area in which you will specialise once you move to La Trobe University.

You will study the big issues affecting all businesses globally, trade barriers, sustainability and the environment, as well as begin to gain the skills to design and evaluate innovative solutions for the future.

Fees

Year Domestic Student International Student FEE-HELP

2016

A$20,600

A$24,800

available for domestic students

2017

A$21,600

A$26,400

available for domestic students

Location

Duration

Two or three trimesters

Intakes

February, June and October

CRICOS code

076108D

Subjects

Students are to select eight units in total comprised of five core units and three electives.

Core Units

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

Electives

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

Please consult your course coordinator to ensure you are choosing the correct subjects to transition into your preferred course.

Entry into 2nd year of

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

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

Popular careers at the completion of your bachelor degree

  • 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