Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove/Gardens Point

Course outline

The Diploma in Business is a pathway program designed to help you successfully progress to the second year of the Bachelor of Business. It provides you with the opportunity to develop core business capabilities including critical thinking, professional communication, digital and technical fluency, teamwork and global citizenship. Beyond providing a broad grounding in business disciplines, you will also develop their academic skills for future success. A highly supportive learning environment with smaller class sizes ensures a more personalised learning journey. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, you will be able to articulate into the Bachelor of Business with 96 credit points of advanced standing. You then undertake focused and authentic study in your chosen business discipline, engaging with the real world of business through work-integrated learning, projects and placements to ignite your professional career. The course is structured to promote flexibility, encouraging you to integrate international study, languages, and other learning experiences to maximise your personal career readiness.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Diploma in Business at QUT and Bachelor of Business at QUT.


Refer to Bachelor of Business.

Combined diploma/degrees

Upon completion of the diploma component, you will be automatically offered a place in the Bachelor of Business. Each of your diploma units will be credited to the degree.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Refer to Diploma in Business and Bachelor of Business.


Refer to Bachelor of Business.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$15150 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 51/2 years Part time