Diploma of Business

Diploma of Business

General Information

The Diploma of Business is a one-year course (full time equivalent), and is available on both a full time and part time basis. The course normally consists of the first two semesters of the Bachelor of Business. It provides the basis for early entry into employment.

The maximum time allowed for the completion of the Diploma of Business is 4 years. Extensions beyond this time may be approved where extenuating circumstances exist.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Business may articulate into the Associate Degree in Business or the Bachelor of Business. Students who successfully complete the Associate Degree in Business may articulate into the Bachelor of Business.

Students who are enrolled in the Associate Degree in Business may exit with the Diploma of Business, subject to the completion of course requirements. Students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Business may exit with the Associate Degree in Business or the Diploma of Business, subject to the completion of course requirements.

Course admission information, including the OP/selection rank, and student profile for the Diploma of Business can be found here.

Course Details

Course Code BS01
Level Undergraduate
QTAC Code 092001
Duration 1F/2P
Entry Requirements Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent); English language proficiency requirements apply
Assumed Knowledge English – SA (QCAA) (or equivalent)
Mode On Campus, External Studies
Credit Points 80
Starting Semesters 1 & 2
Overseas Students Available
CRICOS Code 030721G

Course Accreditations

The Diploma of Business is:

    • accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and appears in the list of accredited CHC courses on the National Register of Higher Education Providers.
    • approved for FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance/Abstudy and Austudy (personal eligibility requirements apply).

Career Outcomes

      • Accountant
      • Administration Manager
      • Banker
      • Bookkeeper
      • Business Analyst
      • Business Development Manager
      • Business Manager
      • Entrepreneur
      • Event Coordinator, Event Manager
      • Financial Project Manager
  • Government Officer
                • Insurance Officer
                • Manager
                • Marketer
                • Market Research Manager
                • Office Manager
                • Project Manager
                • Promotions Coordinator
                • Sales Coordinator
                • School Business Manager/Bursar
                • Small Business Owner
                • Workplace Health and Safety Officer

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants for whom English is not their first language must provide certified documentary evidence that their secondary schooling, or tertiary studies of at least one year, was conducted in the English language or they have satisfactory results in an acceptable English Language Proficiency examination (see table below). Results are to be no more than two years old as at the commencement of the course of study.

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (at least 6.0 in all subtests)
PTE (Academic) 59 (at least 51 in all subtests)
TOEFL (IBT) 90 (at least 16 in Listening, Reading; 21 in Writing; 18 in Speaking)

Course Structure

Diploma of Business (BS01)

The Diploma of Business consists of 8 core units.

CHC provides sample unit outlines for each unit offered in this course. Should you wish to view the latest version of a unit outline, please contact the Course Coordinator via the School of Business Administration Office at reception@chc.edu.au.

In planning their courses, students must consult the relevant Courses Handbook for information regarding course rules and requirements, including unit prerequisite requirements.

Core Units

Unit Summary Sample Unit Outline
CS116 Christian Foundations for Work and Vocation I Download
CS216 Christian Foundations for Work and Vocation II Download
BZ100 Introduction To Business and Management Download
BZ101 Business Communication Download
BZ102 Accounting Principles Download
BZ103 Introduction To Marketing Download
BZ104 Economics Download
BZ105 Information Systems For Business Download

Resources Requirements

Students who enrol in the Diploma of Business are required to have access to portable computing devices, such as laptops or tablets, that are capable of utilizing the Microsoft Office™ suite, including Excel and Access, in order to undertake learning activities in the unit BZ105 Information Systems for Business. Students are required to bring these devices to classes for this unit.

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