Diploma of Business
TAFE Queensland - Springfield

Course outline

This course is designed for people who want to elevate their skills at a management or executive level. This qualification is facilitated by expert teaching staff who have a high degree of industry connection and are able to guide students through their studies. Students will develop specialised knowledge which includes communicating with influence, project work, workforce planning management, and risk. Contact the relevant campus for specialisation availability.


VET Student Loans and payment plans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Combined diploma/degrees

The Diploma of Business can be combined with other programs as listed below to attain the awards of Diploma of Business from TAFE Queensland and the relevant degree from the university. Students undertake initial study at TAFE Queensland and complete the degree at the relevant university. Duration, location, mode of study, semester intake, electives and specialisations may vary. All mandatory university admission and English language requirements must be met before university enrolment is finalised. For more information contact the relevant university. Note: TAFE Queensland students making transition to the degree may need to wait six months to start with the semester one university intake.

To apply for a combined diploma/degree, applicants must select the Diploma of Business for the relevant TAFE Queensland location on their application and nominate their preferred degree/university (one only). Applicants can list the stand alone diploma or the combined program but not both. Listing more than one is not needed because they have the same eligibility and ATAR/rank requirements.

D Business/B Business:

520635 Cairns/University of Southern Queensland (1CO & 2F or 4P)

526634 Robina – Online/University of Southern Queensland (.75OV & 2F or 4P)

555632 South Bank/University of Southern Queensland (1CO & 2F or 4P)

504632 Springfield/University of Southern Queensland (1OC & 2F or 4P)

568632 Toowoomba/University of Southern Queensland (1OC & 2F or 4P)

503635 Townsville (Pimlico)/University of Southern Queensland (1CO & 2F or 4P)

Combined program

UniSQ – B Business

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Recommended study
Completion of a Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification. Basic computer skills.
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

Program consultant, program coordinator, executive officer, administration officer.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
24 Mar 2025
5 Jun 2025


Fee *See notes

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Course Duration

1 year Online with on campus practical training