Undergraduate course

Diploma of Business

Do you have a passion for business? Learn the foundation skills needed to kick-start your career in business with this one-year course.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

A1000

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

1

Selection rank

CRICOS code

103901F
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Five-star rating

For Learner Engagement and Student Support for Accounting, Business and Management. 1

Strong job growth

For careers in accounting, advertising, finance, human resource management and management. 2

First university

In WA to offer SimLabTM, an immersive, virtual reality platform to prepare you for real-life HR experiences.

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Overview

Business is everywhere, meaning you can tap into almost any industry with a business qualification.

Studying a Diploma in Business will allow you to prepare for a successful business career where you’ll explore a broad range of disciplines including marketing, management, accounting, economics and business law.

Upon completing your business diploma, you will have the chance to work in an entry-level business related position or further your studies by undertaking an undergraduate degree in business or commerce.

3 reasons to study a Diploma of Business at Murdoch

  1. This course has been designed to support your lifelong learning goals by providing a pathway to further tertiary studies in business.
  2. You’ll have the opportunity to gain an understanding of contemporary business practices and engage in complex simulated business decisions in a global context.
  3. Learn the desired enterprise skills needed in today’s workforce including communication, collaborative working, decision-making, problem solving and critical thinking.

What you'll learn

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Foundations of economics
  • Foundations of management
  • Financial and management accounting
  • Marketing concepts
  • Legal principals applicable to business

Your career

A qualification in business could see you working in global corporations, government agencies, not-for-profit organisations or in your very own start up. You could work in a range of areas depending on your interests, including accounting, consulting, consumer products, entrepreneurship, finance/banking, marketing or human resources.

 

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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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