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What will I learn?

The Diploma of Business provides the core business knowledge and skills needed to move into management roles or become an entrepreneur and launch your own company. You’ll learn to research, analyse and interpret domestic and international environments so you can identify and plan business proposals.

This course teaches you the fundamentals of communication, marketing and management. The course promotes critical thinking skills that are used to create strategic business and marketing plans and identify business opportunities. The Diploma of Business consists of eight subjects, including four core subjects and four elective subjects, so you can tailor the course to fit your career goals. Upon completion, you can use your credits to enter the second year of a Bachelor of Business program.

Career opportunities

With a Diploma of Business, you will be prepared to enter a career in business across a range of industries. You’ll also have the opportunity to further your studies in a specialised Bachelor of Business.

Career paths

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Officer
Customer Services Officer
Project Officer
Accounts Clerk
Clerical Officer

Learning outcomes

Develop organisational strategies to pave the way to success
Analyse domestic and international business trends so you can always stay on top
Learn critical thinking and strategic planning in an enterprise context
Identify smart business opportunities and how to take advantage of them



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$25,120.00 (13,81,738) per year
Start date

30 May 2022, 12 September 2022


Brisbane Campus

Fortitude Valley Campus,

90 Bowen Terrace,



4006, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$25,120.00 (13,81,738) per year
Start date

30 May 2022, 12 September 2022


APM College of Business and Communication

Surry Hills Campus,

17-51 Foveaux Street,


New South Wales,

2010, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Australian Year 12 or equivalent

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.