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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Diploma (Business)

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II


1. Admission to the Diploma (Business) requires that the candidate will have achieved:

(a) 32 credits across three university entrance approved subjects, or equivalent; and

(b) an overall academic score of 5.5 in an IELTS assessment, with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence acceptable to Academic Board.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Diploma (Business) shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) 120 credits at 100 level or above;

and including:

(b) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.


3. The Diploma (Business) is awarded without an endorsement.

Completion Requirements

4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

6. Candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded an appropriate Certificate should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Diploma (Business)

Compulsory courses (120 credits from)

115.113 Economics for Business 15 credits
R 115106

115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits
R 115105

115.115 Management in Context 15 credits
R 115108

115.116 Introduction to Marketing 15 credits
R 115104

115.120 Personal Development and Competence 15 credits

115.121 Skills and Communication for Academic Success 15 credits

115.122 Skills for Numerical Analysis 15 credits

115.123 Effective Communication 15 credits