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La Trobe College Australia

Diploma of Business

Start to build the knowledge and skills necessary for your career in a wide range of areas within the business sector. The diploma provides an introduction to a range of business disciplines prior to choosing the business area in which you will specialise once you move to La Trobe University.
You will study the big issues affecting all businesses globally, trade barriers, sustainability and the environment, as well as begin to gain the skills to design and evaluate innovative solutions for the future.

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Your direct pathway to La Trobe University

Secondary school





Year Domestic Student International Student Tuition Fee FEE-HELP




available for domestic students



Two or three trimesters


March, June and October




Throughout your Diploma of Business, you will study a total of eight units before graduation. Core and elective subjects will depend upon your preferred bachelor course

  • Sustainability BBUS1SBY
  • Economic Issues & Public Policy BBUS1IEI

  • Data Analytics Concepts BBUS1001
  • Organisational Behaviour BGMT1OBE

  • Fundamentals of Marketing BMKT1MSD

  • Fundamentals of Accounting BBAC1AMD

  • Fundamentals of Finance BFIN1FOF
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality & Events BTHS1THE
  • Introduction to International Business BMGT1IB
  • Introduction to Business and Company Law BLST2001
  • Programming Environment TCSE1PE

Before choosing your subjects, please consult your course coordinator to ensure you are choosing the correct subjects to transition into your preferred course.

Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Analytics
  • Bachelor of Commerce

Majors available

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Agribusiness
  • Digital Business
  • Event Management
  • Event Management/Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality

*Students require a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) to progress into second year as listed on the Transferring to La Trobe University page.

Popular careers at the completion of your bachelor degree

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Commodities broking
  • Economic analysis
  • Employee relations
  • Events management
  • Financial planning
  • Importing/exporting
  • International relations
  • Investment banking
  • Management consulting
  • Marketing
  • Policy development
  • Public relations
  • Tourism

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