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Diploma of Business - 933AA

Course Code: 933AA
Course Version: 4
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 360015
CRICOS Code: 070210K
Selection Rank: 50
English Language Requirements: An overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 5.5, with no band score below 5.5. Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country (as defined on UC website) are deemed to have met our English language proficiency requirements.

Introduction

The Diploma of Business is an entry level qualification, and will develop the student's knowledge and skills in a broad range of business-related tasks within a variety of organisational situations and environments.

The Diploma offers students a pathway to the second year of a variety of business courses. Substantial credit may also be available in other courses including the Bachelor of Building and Construction Management and the Bachelor of Laws.

Students studying the Diploma not only gain credit into their course but they are also supported in the development of the language and academic skills required to ensure ongoing success in their undergraduate studies. The Diploma consists of two to three terms of study (depending on the admission period).

Graduating students will have the ability to perform at a level of professional expertise that allows them to confidently enter and contribute to a range of fields including - Accounting, Management, Business, Finance, Administration and Commerce.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact University of Canberra College, Phone +61 2 6201 2961 or Email college.info@canberra.edu.au
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Normal UC College admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

See www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/international-students/entry-requirements for details.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
2020 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
2021 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
2022 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Notes for Domestic Applicants

The next available intake for Domestic students (Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents) will be in 2020. Please contact UCC via pathways@canberra.edu.au for other options.

Course Requirements

Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Diploma of Business Dip Bus

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $24,400
2020 CSP $26,800

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
1. Develop oral and written communication skills in different business and organisational contexts, including.
a) Develop English language skills
b) Express knowledge, ideas and opinions with confidence and clarity
c) Present arguments and ideas effectively
d) Develop writing skills
e) Actively listen and respond to the ideas of others
f) Analyse and present data
Communication
Professionalism and social responsibility
AQF: Skills
AQF: Knowledge
2. Develop an understanding of the theoretical principles and practical application of business activities:
a) recognise roles of various stakeholders
b) interpret concepts of business systems
c) understand organisational processes and environments
Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions

AQF: Skills
AQF: Application of knowledge and skills
AQF: Knowledge
3. Develop analytical and critical thinking skills and apply them in a business context:
a) Recognise the internal and external influences on business
b) Planning, organising and working within teams
c) Understand decision-making processes
d) Identify and analyse problem areas and formulate solutions
Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to also work collaboratively.

Communication: ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions

AQF: Skills
AQF: Application of knowledge and skills
AQF: Knowledge
4. Analyse business environments,
a) Apply theories and models of management
b) Design marketing and business strategies for specific management/business purposes
c) Evaluate effectiveness of strategies
d) Gaining cognitive, technical and communication skills to analyse, plan, design and evaluate approaches to unpredictable problems and/or management requirements
Communication: ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

Problem solving: ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions

Analysis and inquiry: ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

AQF: Skills
AQF: Application of knowledge and skills
AQF: Knowledge
5. Well-developed intercultural awareness, and the ability to recognise and understand the impact of global influences on business Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment.

Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to also work collaboratively.

Communication
The ability to effectively present knowledge, ideas and opinions and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

Course Duration

One calendar year: The Diploma of Business is normally delivered over 2 sessions. Note: Onshore international students are required to maintain a full time load for visa purposes. This requires the students to be enrolled in 4 units.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2018->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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