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Diploma of Business Administration

Diploma of Business Administration

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

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2022 Fees

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Course fees




8 or 12 months


March, July, October 


Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street Sydney 



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, 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


Admission requirements can be found at  



Second year of your university degree studies
Western Sydney University

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.

Employment and career paths

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

Average starting salaries

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)

Professional recognition


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.

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