Business Foundations

Study mode:Online Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 11 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 10.3 k / Year(s)  
501–600 place StudyQA ranking:9288 Duration:1 year

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Even if you have not completed Year 12 or if you are new to university, you may be able to start your studies in the Diploma of Business Foundations.

This foundation diploma will give you an introduction to business studies at a university level. You will develop some great study skills in the first four courses and you will have the opportunity to sample another four courses from a variety of business areas.

Further studies

When you complete your foundation diploma you will be ready to pursue a business degree, or you could develop your career in business by completing further study. You may even receive up to one year off your Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce with USQ depending on the courses you select.

Program structure

 

Courses to be studiedUnits

Core courses4

plus 4 x electives 4 

Total8

 

Course codeCourse name

Core Courses:

DIP1000E-Literacy for Contemporary Society

DIP1001Academic and Professional English

DIP1002Strategies for Successful Study 

DIP1004Mathematical Literacy 

Electives:Select four from the following:

ACC1101Accounting for Decision-Making

CIS1000Information Systems Concepts 

LAW1101Introduction to Law 

MGT1000Organisational Behaviour 

MKT1001Introduction to Marketing 

Entry requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • You will also need to complete online tests in mathematics, e-literacy, and English communication skills to assist staff in determining your level of reading comprehension, written expression, and mathematical understanding.

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

International entry requirements

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pre-requisites

  • 18 years of age or older
  • You will also need to complete online tests in mathematics, e-literacy, and English communication skills to assist staff in determining your level of reading comprehension, written expression, and mathematical understanding.

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

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