What will I learn?

The Diploma of Business (Enterprise) provides students with the opportunity to prepare for transition into university studies and further studies in the Bachelor of Business (BBNS) and/or for transition to the business workforce at entry level.

It will give you a broad introduction to the industry and a range of skills relevant to working in the business sector, including foundation skills in:

  • accounting
  • management
  • marketing
  • economics
  • communications
  • information technology.

Blended learning

This course is delivered in a blended delivery model which allows you to take responsibility for your learning by accessing resources and completing activities in an online environment prior to attending a facilitated face-to-face session that progresses and applies the learning.

Careers in business

A business qualification can be tailored to suit your particular situation and interest. Focus your studies in one of our specializations and gain transferable skills that allow you to work successfully in a number of professions within a variety of organizations. The diploma will help you take the next step and pathway to an undergraduate degree.

Job titles

With a variety of business degree specializations, your job options could include:

  • Executive officer
  • Business administrator
  • Human resources officer
  • Marketing assistant
  • Project officer.

Organizations employing business graduates

As a business professional, you could gain employment in private business or the public sector in a broad spectrum of fields including human resources, retail and marketing.

Course structure

To attain the Diploma of Business (Enterprise), students will be required to complete:

96 credit points (equivalent to 8 units).

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Review and integrate a range of fundamental business theories in the analysis of contemporary business problems in domestic and international contexts;

2. Employ appropriate business tools to support decision-making and project planning in general business contexts;

3. Assess the impact of a range of common contemporary external and internal social, structural, cultural, technological and ethical factors on effective business practices;

4. Work collaboratively in teams to develop skills required for analysis, planning, designing, prioritising and evaluating effective approaches and solutions to a range of common business problems;

5. Explain ideas and perspectives clearly and coherently using verbal, written and visual modes of delivery appropriate for audiences in general business contexts;

6. Develop increased personal awareness, self-motivation and adaptability in readiness to engage in a range of business environments; and

7. Demonstrate developing skills of self-directed learning, academic literacy and numeracy, interpersonal communication and emerging professional skills.

Which department am I in?

VU College



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$22,500.00 (12,04,497) per year
AUD $11,250 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2022, July 2022


VU Sydney Campus

160-166 Sussex Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$22,500.00 (12,04,497) per year
AUD $11,250 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022


City Flinders Campus

300 Flinders Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent).

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 55

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 42-49 (with no section score less than 40)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 162. No individual band less than 154.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Victoria University

With over 100 years of educational prestige, Victoria University has earned its spot in the top 2% of universities worldwide.

  • Top 2% university globally (Times Higher Education 2021)
  • Revolutionary Block Model learning methods
  • VU ranked #1 nationally for Employability Skills
  • #3 in Australia for Learner Engagement (SES 2020)