Diploma of Business Administration

Diploma of Business Administration

Studying a Diploma of Business Administration provides you with an understanding of business skills including management, marketing, human resources and economics. You will be equipped to progress to an entry level business position or choose to transition to second year of studies at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus.

Key Information


8 or 12 months


March, July, October 


Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street Sydney 

CRICOS Code: 053149G

Australian International

2023 Fees

Course fees A$23,600

Australian International

2023 Fees

Course fees A$30,800

Course structure

The course can be completed over two or three semesters. It comprises of core (mandatory) and elective units. Students will study 8 units in total from the list below, which includes 7 core units and 1 elective unit. The elective unit is dependent on articulation.

Core units

  • COMM100 Writing and Research for Business and Commerce
  • ACTG102 Accounting for Business Management
  • BUSS102 Market Microeconomic Principles
  • BUSS100 Human Resources Management
  • BUSS150 Management Fundamentals
  • BUSS103 Principles of Marketing
  • ITEC101 Principles of Business Information Systems

Choose 1 elective unit

  • ACTG103 Financial Theory and Techniques Management
  • MATH102 Introduction to Statistics
  • BUSS101 Market Macroeconomic Principles

See Admission requirements for pre-course information.

Your future outcomes

Bachelor of Business (International Business)

Bachelor of Business (Management)

Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 

Bachelor of Business (Applied Finance)

Bachelor of Accounting

Successful completion of an SIBT Diploma will allow you to enter a bachelor’s degree at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus with 8 units of credit. Our friendly Student Advisors will help you to choose the most appropriate elective units for your program.

Accounting, banking, business administration, computing, consulting, financial management, management, marketing, recruitment and staff development.

Average national graduate starting salaries are:

Accounting: A$47,000

Business: A$46,000

Economics: A$51,400

Law: A$50,000

(Latest data from Graduate Careers Australia)


Certified Practising Marketer (CPM)

Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS)

TEQSA accreditation

Provider Registration Number: PRV12046

Course ID: CRS1200490

This program is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework.

This program is available to domestic students and to international students studying in Australia on an Australian student visa provided the applicant meets the published entry requirements.

Admissions information

Applicant background Semester 1/Full year intake 2021
Number of Students Percentage of Students
(A) Past higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
<5 N/P
(B) Past vocational education and
training (VET) study
<5 N/P
(C) Work and life experience (admitted
on the basis of previous achievement
other than the above)
<5 N/P

(D) Recent secondary education:
- Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR
(regardless of whether this includes
the impact of adjustment factors such
as equity or subject bonus points)

- Admitted where both ATAR and
additional criteria were considered
(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test,
early offer conditional on minimal

- Admitted on the basis of other
criteria only and ATAR was not a
factor (e.g special consideration,
audition alone, schools
recommendation scheme with
no minimum ATAR requirement)

















International students 4 66.67%
All Students 6 100.00%

ATAR ranks

(ATAR-based offers only,
across all offer rounds)
ATAR (excluding adjustment
Highest rank to receive an offer <5
Median rank to receive an offer <5
Lowest rank to receive an offer <5