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Diploma of Business Administration, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Adelaide, Australia
The Diploma of Business Administration will provide you with the skills to lead and manage people in a safe working environment. It also covers administration skills including financial and general administration, information management, IT analysis and design and writing.
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Uni Dual Offer Course

You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.

You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.

No further application will be required.

You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.

If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.

Employment Outcomes

Administration manager, project manager, executive officer, business services manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      Up to 18 months for International students. 

    • Average part-time duration 24 days
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Manage business document design and development
  • Manage meetings
  • Manage payroll
  • Manage people performance
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • Plan and manage conferences
  • Plan or review administration systems
  • Undertake project work

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 088736K
  • Completion of Certificate IV or above
  • SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 Certificate
  • Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)
International Applications
  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent .

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3732 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3726 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    3732 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3726 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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