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Diploma of Business, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #251 (WUR) Adelaide, Australia
The Diploma of Business offered by the South Australian Institute of Business and Technology from University of South Australia will introduce you to the fundamental disciplines required to operate any business activity. 

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As a student of the Diploma of Business offered by the South Australian Institute of Business and Technology from University of South Australia, you will get to sample a range of business disciplines which will give you a basis for selecting your degree program at UniSA.

Key facts:

All Business students are required to complete the tertiary preparation modules Mathematics for Study (MMS001) in their first trimester and Language for Study (LGS001) in their second trimester. Although these modules do not count towards the study load or GPA, a non-graded pass is required for the program of study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Study Skills
  • Information and New Media Technologies
  • Business Studies 
  • Communication, People, Place and Culture
  • Academic Research and Critical Enquiry
  • Mathematics and Statistics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • CRICOS Provider Code 02193C
    • Completion of Year 1 Diploma
    • Minimum of 20 over 6 IB subjects

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3875 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3875 AUD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2250 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 AUD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Support your studies at SIBT with a choice of bursaries and scholarships available. SIBT helps students achieve their academic ambitions and personal goals while recognising and rewarding top talent. 

Navitas family bursary

The bursary is equivalent to 10% of the tuition fee for up to 8 units of study within one program only with a Navitas member institution.

Navitas academic merit scholarship

The Navitas Academic Merit Scholarship is awarded each session to two students who achieve the most outstanding results across all programs at SIBT.

The scholarship is equivalent to one academic session or part thereof (maximum of up to four academic subjects) for a diploma program.

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