The Diploma of Business prepares you to work in business, human resources or marketing contexts across a wide range of industries in both national and international contexts. You will gain foundational knowledge of management, finance, technology information systems, economics and marketing elements of integrated business strategy to set yourself up for success in any industry. You’ll also receive credit for the subjects you complete in this course if you decide to continue your studies with the Bachelor of Business.
3 years full time or 6 years part time.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Learning how to manage people, organisations, projects, finances, and products
Marketing to social media and tailoring content to reach specific audiences
Conducting commercial transactions online using e-commerce tactics
Implementing management goals in an organisation while working with others
Analysing marketing messaging and campaigns for business
Develop specialist skills to gain an advantage in the job market
Graduate with a higher education Diploma of Business
Skills and knowledge that are transferable across many industry sectors
The confidence to work within a team and implement managing and marketing strategies
Recognition of prior learning for the Bachelor of Business. The 8 subjects studied in the Diploma will be recognised and credited towards the bachelor’s qualification, with a fee deduction
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A keen interest in business
An interest in managing people and organisations
A driven and goal-oriented attitude
Maths knowledge to HSC level or equivalent
You do not require an ATAR score for entry into this course.
If you are unable to meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for special admission.
Please continue with your application and you will be guided to identify as mature aged (at least 21 years old in your first year of study) or disadvantaged (disability, serious or chronic illness, interrupted education, lack of support for study, serious personal problems and/or serious family responsibilities). Please contact us to find out more.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals perform analytical, conceptual and practical tasks to provide services in financial accounting and transaction matters, human resource development, public relations and marketing, and conduct studies of the
Other jobs include: business owner, business development manager, commercial analyst, communications manager, marketing consultant, operations manager and planning and policy developer.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Alternative pathways into this course
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and expand your employability
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning (https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers) or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Completion of this course requires you to successfully complete 8 subjects (80 credit points) made up of 3 core subjects and 5 elective subjects.
Note: Some courses offer the opportunity to choose subjects from the complete suite of Higher Education electives that are delivered by TAFE NSW. Once you’ve enrolled, contact your Course Coordinator to discuss tailoring your course to align with your interests and goals.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
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