• Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
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Overview

As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

Tertiary skills development embedded in all subjects in the Diploma of Business prepares you for successful participation in the second year of the degree, with an emphasis on a range of oral, written and presentation skills, including group work.

A recognised Higher Education Diploma qualification is awarded upon completion, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities.

Why choose this Diploma of Business offered by University of Wollongong

  • The Diploma of Business is an accelerated study option for students interested in pursuing a career in a commerce or business related field who may not have met the direct entry requirements to UOW. Intensive study patterns allow Diploma graduates to qualify for university entrance in minimum time.
  • UOW College is situated on the UOW campus at Wollongong. Not only will you be immersed in the full university experience and campus life from day one, but UOW College students also have access to all UOW facilities as well as the College's computer labs, library and support services.
  • The combination of quality academic courses, small class sizes and the caring culture at UOW College provides the vital support you need to succeed at university. You can be confident that UOW College is the best possible pathway for your journey to higher education and a university degree.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and delivered by UOW College (CRICOS: 02723D; RTO: 91159). UOW College is a registered business name of UOWC Ltd (ABN: 14 105 312 329).

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • If you achieve a final mark of at least 50 per cent in all subjects of the Diploma of Business you will receive 48 credit points (entry to second year) towards a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce offered at all UOW campuses (excluding the UOW Sydney CBD Campus). 
  • A recognised Higher Education Diploma qualification is awarded upon completion, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Minimum ATAR 45 (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank), 
OR
  • Interstate ATAR equivalent (such as Victoria’s ENTER or Queensland OP), 
OR
  • Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to minimum ATAR, 
OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • CRICOS: 057231C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26640 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26640 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    22800 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs

  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Wollongong, Australia

    1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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