Diploma of Business Studies

The Diploma of Business Studies is a two stage program. Students who graduate from Stage 2 of the Diploma of Business Studies will be eligible for entry into 2nd year of the relevant Bachelor degree at the University of Adelaide or UniSA.
Students who complete Stage 1 can enter directly into 1st Year at ICHM (International College of Hotel Management).
CRICOS code 088633F





8 or 12 months per stage

Entry requirements

Australian year 11 or equivalent
IELTS 5.5, no band less than 5.0


February, June and October

Diploma of Business Studies

Stage 1

There are six core courses, and students will choose two electives.

Core courses

  • Academic Research and Critical Enquiry
  • Communication: People, Place and Culture
  • Information and New Media Technologies
  • Business Studies 1
  • Business Studies 2
  • Mathematics and Statistics

Two elective courses

  • Design
  • Programming
  • Media and Society
  • Advanced Mathematics 1

Stage 2

Stage 2 of the Diploma of Business Studies is exactly the same course content as the one year Diploma of Business, and is also the same content as is taught in first year at university.

Students choose eight subjects from a range of core courses and elective courses. Students will be counselled by Eynesbury academic staff to ensure the electives they choose will meet university requirements.


  • Accounting for Business
  • Business Finance 1
  • Business Operations*
  • Business Law
  • Management and Organisation
  • Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange
  • Principles of Economics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business

*Subject to final approval

Entry into 2nd year at The University of Adelaide

Entry into 2nd year of the University of South Australia

Entry into 1st year (with credit exemptions) at the University of South Australia

Entry into 1st year at The International College of Hotel Management

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