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What will I learn?


Gain 1 year of credit (advanced standing) to enter the second year of QUT’s Bachelor of Business degree.

Develop foundational knowledge and skills for a broad range of business fields.

Benefit from an interactive and supportive learning environment with small class sizes.

Equip yourself for future learning, or prepare for your career by developing your writing and digital skills.

Why choose this course?

Develop key skills and confidence in your studies with the Diploma in Business at QUT College. Fast-track your entry into the second year of QUT’s Bachelor of Business, or take your skills into the workforce.

Gain practical business and academic skills to set yourself up for success in your future studies. Covering the same content as the first year of QUT’s Bachelor of Business, you will analyse contemporary business issues and develop an in-depth understanding of the national and international business landscape.

Learning in a university environment with small class sizes means more support from our real-world teaching staff. You will be guided through the year-long program with university-style lectures, tutorials and workshops.

Graduates are guaranteed entry into QUT’s Bachelor of Business.

What to expect

The Diploma in Business is equivalent to the first year of QUT’s Bachelor of Business. This pathway is an introduction to key disciplines and functions of business, and provides knowledge of current business environments in a global context. You will:

Study first year academic content.

Develop your academic language and literacy skills through literature reviews and presentations.

Benefit from an interactive learning environment, with small classes and more contact hours.

Study on campus with access to all services and facilities across the University.

On completion, receive a guaranteed place in Bachelor of Business with 1 year of advanced standing.

Learn from the best

The Diploma in Business program is an introduction to the key disciplines and functions of business, with a global focus. You will learn from qualified teachers, which will prepare you well for your degree studies.

Our Diploma and Bachelor of Business programs are regularly updated so they match the latest industry best practice, which means you will be able to use the knowledge and skills you gain when looking for a job and establishing your career.



Study options

Full Time (8 months)

Tuition fees
AUD $21,570 per course (96 credit points)
Start date

21 November 2022


QUT College

Kelvin Grove Campus,

Victoria Park Road,



4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students need to have a Australian senior high school - completed in Australia or overseas at an International School.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 5; TOEFL iBT score of 56 with Listening, Reading score of 10, Writing score of 15 and Speaking score of 14; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 46 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 38; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 162 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 154.

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


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