• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Diploma of Business Studies at CQUniversity Australia is designed to develop your existing business skills and prepare you for a senior administrative role. It may also be suitable if you wish to gain credit for further study at university.

Become more effective at work by learning diverse managerial level business skills and building on your existing knowledge.

Your studies will focus on developing the valuable skills needed to work in a senior administrative role including how to effectively manage meetings, conferences, human resources and your professional development needs.

In addition you have the opportunity to gain skills in administration, marketing and finance, skills that are highly desired by employers.

Benefit from the flexibility to study by distance education, allowing you gain practical experience and combine work and study.

Why Study at CQUniversity Australia

If you want to learn how business works, and like to strategise and manage, a course in business may be for you. There are no limitations to where a business qualification can take you. Choose from a broad spectrum of fields, and develop highly desired, transferable skills such as team work and communication.

Wide choice of study areas

Select from arts, accounting, business, hospitality, human resource management, information systems,management, marketing, professional communication, property, public relations, retail, supply chain management, tourism, warehousing and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

Flexibility

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by distance education. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit you.

Graduate work ready

At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.

Life-long learning

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

Postgraduate and research

CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate and research courses.

Career opportunities

Completion of the Diploma of Business Studies will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as:

  • Office Manager
  • Project Officer
  • Administrator
  • Personal Assistant
  • Executive Officer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

    You are required to complete the following compulsory units and electives.

    » Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
      » Principles of Economics
        » Organisational Behaviour
          » Marketing Fundamentals
            Electives
              You may select any four elective units from the Bachelor of Business major, provided prerequisites and corequisites have been met.

                        English Language Requirements

                        You only need to take one of these language tests:

                        • Minimum required score:

                          75

                          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                        • Minimum required score:

                          6

                          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                        • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                          169

                          C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

                          Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                        Academic Requirements

                        Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent.

                        Tuition Fee

                        • International Applies to you

                          27420 AUD/year
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 27420 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
                        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                        Living costs

                        • Melbourne, Australia

                          1501 - 2660 AUD/month
                          Living Costs
                        • Sydney, Australia

                          1882 - 3550 AUD/month
                          Living Costs
                        • Rockhampton, Australia

                          1200 - 2000 AUD/month
                          Living Costs
                        • Brisbane, Australia

                          1402 - 2530 AUD/month
                          Living Costs

                        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                        Funding

                        At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone. That is why on top of offering multiple pathways for entry to our courses and a generous variety of scholarships, we also offer highly competitive fees.

                              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.