What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma of Business is a professional graduate course which provides opportunities for applicants holding a degree in any discipline to gain broadly-based knowledge and practical skills in management at an advanced level. The Graduate Diploma provides expert insights into the core concepts and practices of business. It also develops the skills for leadership and business administration and self-directed learning, and provides opportunities for applying this knowledge to business problems and for exercising initiative in typical management roles.

The Graduate Diploma of Business has 6 core subjects and 2 electives designed to equip managers with the skills for decision-making, critical analysis, business planning and managing people which are crucial for success in business. It covers the core functions of management and business administration, finance and strategy, and the relationships between them.

To complete the Graduate Diploma of Business,

Students select 6 subjects from the Core Subjects list.

Students select 2 elective subjects which may be chosen from:

Students will study the course with the following study pattern, assuming no Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) has been approved:

  • 4 Core subjects in the first trimester
  • 2 Core plus 2 Elective subjects in the second trimester

Depending on the core and elective subjects chosen, students completing the Graduate Diploma of Business can articulate into the Master of Accounting with a maximum of 5 credits for prior learning, or the Master of Professional Accounting with a maximum of 8 credits for prior learning.

Possible Career Paths

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Business may find entry level graduate employment as an Analyst, Arts Administrator or Manager, Business Administration Manager, Contract, Program and Project Administrator, Corporate Services Manager or Management Consultant among other career paths.

Pathway to Further Studies

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Business are eligible to apply for admission into further postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas. Graduates may apply for admission to KOI’s Master of Accounting or Master of Professional Accounting with credit given for relevant studies completed within the Graduate Diploma of Business.

CRICOS

087650B

Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$15,500.00 (8,29,764) per year
Trimester fee: AUD $7,750; Administrative fee: AUD $250
Application deadline

12 November 2021

More details

Start date

1 November 2021

Venue

King’s Own Institute (KOI)

Market Street Campus,

Level 1, 31 Market Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$15,500.00 (8,29,764) per year
Trimester fee: AUD $7,750; Administrative fee: AUD $250
Application deadline

12 November 2021

More details

Start date

1 November 2021

Venue

Kent Street and Library Campus

Level 1, 545 Kent Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an Australian Bachelor degree (3 years) (AQF Level 7) or overseas equivalent. IELTS - Minimum overall of score 6.5 with no band less than 6.0, TOEFL (Internet Based Test) - Listening – 19, Speaking – 19, Reading – 18, Writing – 23, Overall – 80, PTE - Minimum overall score of 58 with no band less than 50, CAE - Minimum overall score of 176 with no band less than 169.

For international students

Students must have Australian Bachelor degree (3 years) (AQF Level 7) or overseas equivalent.

18 years of age minimum

IELTS (ACADEMIC only; GENERAL not accepted): Minimum overall of score 6.5 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL (Internet Based Test): Minimum overall score of 80 with no band less than: Listening – 19, Speaking – 19, Reading – 18, Writing – 23

PTE: Minimum overall score of 58 with no band less than 50

CAE: Minimum overall score of 176 with no band less than 169

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

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