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Diploma of Business (Extended) - 934AA

Course Code: 934AA
Course Version: 3
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
CRICOS Code: 070211J
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent

Introduction


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. '>The Diploma of Business (Extended) offers international students a pathway to the second year of the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Finance, Bachelor or Human Resource Management, Bachelor of International Business, Bachelor of Marketing Management, Bachelor of Applied Economics, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Management and Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management. Substantial credit may also be available in other business degrees, the Bachelor of Building and Construction Management and the Bachelor of Laws.

Students studying the Diploma not only gain advanced standing into their degree 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 of Business Extended is studied over 3 terms (one calendar year) and is suitable for students with IELTS 5.5 (or TOEFL equivalent).

The professional options are for students intending to study business or management degrees at the University of Canberra. These degrees include the Bachelor of Business Administration, the Bachelor of Applied Economics, the Bachelor of Management, the Bachelor of Business Informatics and the Bachelor of Tourism Management. Please see the University of Canberra College International Diploma Dates for more information at www.canberra.edu.au/college/international-student-programs

The Diploma of Business, or the Diploma of Business Extended 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.

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.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

No knowledge is assumed for this course.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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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.


Professional Accreditation

None.

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

3 terms full-time or equivalent part-time, maximum 9 terms. 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.

Honours

None.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal

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