What will I learn?

A Diploma of Business qualification can lead to a variety of opportunities in today’s global economy in public service, education, health, manufacturing, service industries, e-commerce, mining and retail.

The Diploma of Business program is designed to provide a range of diploma level study options for students who either do not seek, or are unable to extend the time required, to complete a full undergraduate degree. As well as having value in its own right as a stepping-stone into a number of career opportunities, students can also gain a streamlined pathway from the Diploma into the Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degrees through credit exemptions. That is, once students successfully complete the core diploma units, they can gain direct entry into the second year of the Bachelor degrees.

To successfully complete the Diploma of Business Courses students will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Integrate theoretical and technical knowledge and apply within a field of work and learning
  • Review, analyse, and synthesise knowledge to act on information from a range of sources and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Apply thought, technical skills to analyse, plan, and design approaches to variable business problems and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Apply specialist technical and creative skills to communicate viewpoints and suggestions.
  • Communicate and explain knowledge and specialised skills to others, with depth in some areas, in established or varied contexts
  • Convey and apply theoretical and technical knowledge and creative skills in a range of contexts.
  • Show responsibility to complete complex technical operations within general considerations of quantity and quality.
  • Use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, coordinate and evaluate the work of teams within clear boundaries.


Ozford provides quality education. If you successfully complete your studies with Ozford you could pursue the following pathways:

  • Higher Education pathway on successful completion of Ozford High School Year 12.
  • Higher Education pathways for eligible candidates once you have successfully completed Ozford English Language Centre.


Assessment methods used for each course will vary depending on the individual unit of study. Generally, assessment will comprise one of more of the following methods with different percentage weightings being applied to each:

  • Class Test
  • Online Test or Quiz
  • Written Assignment
  • Oral Class Presentation
  • Examination



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$18,000.00 (9,88,468) per year
Application Fee: AUD $500
Start date

29 November 2021, 15 March 2022, 25 July 2022, 21 November 2022



310 King Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of Year 12 in Australia or equivalent. An approved University Foundation program or formal Australian Certificate IV may also be taken to satisfy this entry requirement.

Students must be minimum eighteen years of age prior to commencing a course at the Institute.

IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0) or equivalent

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