Diploma in Business (DipBus)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).


The Diploma in Business is a flexible business degree designed to prepare students for a range of careers in business, industry or government. The program provides a foundation for career paths into entry level business positions.

The Diploma in Business is an AQF Level 5 program with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Diploma in Business

There shall be a Diploma in Business.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Diploma in Business, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 21 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 3 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 21 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ACCTING 1002 Introductory Accounting 3
COMMGMT 1001 Managing Organisations and People 3
COMMLAW 1004 Commercial Law I 3
CORPFIN 1002 Business Finance 3
ECON 1008 Data Analytics I 3
MARKETNG 1001 Introduction to Marketing 3
PROF 1000 Professional Practices 3