Diploma in Business Extended

Approved Abbreviation: DipBus

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7102.2

AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 089390A

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2017 or later.

Commencement Year 2016 - 7102.1 Diploma in Business Extended

This course is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

To succeed in business, individuals must possess both the knowledge and know-how to create opportunities for professional advancement and the development of original and exciting initiatives. This course aims to harness students’ energy and passion for success by focussing on career and the future of enterprises in a range of contexts. Whether students wish to start their own business or pursue a corporate role in a global enterprise, this course provides the necessary skills.

This course consists of five core units providing business basics; Enterprise Law, Enterprise Leadership, Enterprise Innovation and Markets, Financing Enterprises and Statistics for Business and are designed to provide students with an understanding of the key areas of Business, before choosing a major area of study.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Business Extended will articulate into the Bachelor of Business degree at Western Sydney University with up to one year (80 CPs) equivalent of advanced standing.

Study Mode
One and a half years full-time (four terms) or three years part-time (eight terms).


Recent School Leavers

Completion of Year 12 with specified ATAR to be determined year by year.

International Students

IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each sub band; or equivalent results from The College English Language Program or The College English Entrance Test; and completion of year 11 or equivalent with specified results.

Non-Credentialed Students

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 18 years or over. Applicants who are 17 years of age will be eligible for an offer if they have completed the HSC or other Year 12 studies or equivalent.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 145 credit points which include the units listed in the pathways below.

Students are categorised into three Pathways. See individual links below for detailed course structure.

A7097WSTC Business Extended Local Recent School Leavers
A7098WSTC Business Extended International Students
A7099WSTC Business Extended Non-Credentialed Applicants

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