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Diploma of Business

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  • Awarded by

    Kaplan Business School

  • Qualification

    Diploma

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1 year full-time; 8 months fast track

  • Start Date

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA

Last modified: 19 Jul 2017

About this course

The Diploma of Business course, offered by Kaplan Business School, will give you the knowledge and practical skills to work across a range of business disciplines.

This business course covers topics that are essential for success in today's business environment, including law, marketing, communication, and economics.

This will enable you to apply your knowledge from various business disciplines to formulate solutions to technical problems that exist in the global economy.

 

  • Prerequisites

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    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
    • Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
    • Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
    • Provide an academic letter of recommendation

    Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!

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  • Subjects

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    In this business course, the units of competency you may study include:

    • Business communication
    • Introduction to management
    • Accounting for managers
    • Economics
    • Business information systems
    • Marketing principles
    • Commercial law
    • Quantitative analysis
    • Foundations of academic success 1 (numeracy)
    • Foundations of academic success 2 (English)
    • Foundations of academic success 3 (study skills)
    • Introduction to economics

    You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

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  • Why Kaplan Business School?

    Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment. Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components, and with no exams to study for, students complete assessments that reflect global industry practices. Kaplan offers an industry placement program that gives students and graduates the opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience.

    Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.

    Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Business from Kaplan Business School.

By completing this business course, you will gain broad-based skills and business acumen that you can apply to a diverse range of industries and business sizes.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies, and could qualify you to apply for direct entry into the second year of Kaplan Business School's Bachelor of Business, or for credit towards a related undergraduate degree at another Australian higher education provider.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Payment plans are available for continuing students from their 2nd trimester onwards.

As part of their commitment to helping individuals reach their educational and career goals, Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to students in Australia and across the globe, including High Achievers Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships and Regional Scholarships. Enquire now for more information.

FEE-HELP

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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