Two Stage 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

Location

Adelaide

Duration

8 or 12 months per stage

Entry requirements

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

Intakes

February, June and October

Diploma of Business Studies

The Two Stage Diploma of Business Studies can be completed over either 16 or 24 months.

The University of Adelaide pathway

Stage 1

Core courses

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

Stage 2

Core courses:

Students will choose eight courses from the following courses.

  • Accounting for Business
  • Business and Society
  • Business Finance 1
  • Business Law
  • Business Operations
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Management and Organisation
  • Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange
  • Mathematics 1A
  • Mathematics 1B
  • Principles of Economics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business

The University of South Australia pathway

Stage 1

Core courses

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

Stage 2

Core courses:

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

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 (after Stage 1)

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