Diploma of Business

Melbourne Polytechnic

This qualification is part of the Business Services Training Package. It is appropriate for individuals who have substantial experience in a range of settings and are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions, such as: human resources; marketing; advertising, e-business and general management. This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to further develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Course Fee:

Australian: $5,450

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. All students seeking admission or enrolment at Casuarina Campus must contact the course coordinator for an interview in the first instance.

Structure:

8 units, with no more than 3 units being selected from one area.

Subjects you can Study:

Coordinate advertising research; Develop a media plan; Create mass print media advertisements; Manage meetings; Plan and manage conferences; Plan and implement administrative systems; Manage human resources services; Manage workforce planning; Manage remuneration and employee benefits; Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities; Establish and adjust the marketing mix; Plan market research; Develop and maintain business continuity plans; Manage an information or knowledge management system; Establish systems that support innovation; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Students who successfully complete VET qualifications at the Certificate IV level or above and subsequently enrol in a Bachelor degree in the same field or discipline will receive advanced standing.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Preston Full time 9 months
Preston Part time

Melbourne Polytechnic - Discover Different 

Melbourne Polytechnic is Australia’s first true polytechnic. Our nationally accredited programs give you the best of both worlds – theoretical learning combined with hands-on experience. We offer short courses, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelor degrees and masters degrees in a huge range of study areas.

We can help you succeed in today’s evolving workplace with an industry-respected qualification while developing your flexibility, transferable skills, experience, and mindset. Our programs include work placements, industry connections, simulations of real work environments, and overseas study opportunities. 

At Melbourne Polytechnic, our smaller class sizes mean you’ll get more one-on-one time with our friendly and approachable teachers who really care about your learning. Our teachers are experts in their fields who will share their wealth of knowledge with you. 

Take part in the Melbourne Polytechnic community and feel supported with our student services including SLAM (Student Life at MelbPoly), events, libraries, cafeterias, childcare, tutoring, Koorie Services, disability support, counselling, the Preston Fitness Centre, and on-campus accommodation.  

Our seven campuses in Melbourne are easily accessible via public transport – you’ll find us in Preston, Greensborough, Epping, Heidelberg, Fairfield, Prahran and Collingwood.

Melbourne Polytechnic — We’re here to help 

We want you to achieve your best, so our mission is to give you the opportunity to reach your full potential by nurturing your personal talents and strengths. We also understand that your circumstances can change. If you face barriers to study, we can offer you personalised pathways, flexible study options and learning support.

Our students reflect diverse opinions, ethnicities, abilities, ages, social backgrounds, and experiences. We welcome asylum seekers, recent migrants, and international students to feel at home on our safe and friendly campuses. We value the different perspectives that diversity brings to our institute. 

We have a range of specially designed courses if English is not your first language, and you can sit your IELTS or Pearson English Tests on our campuses.

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Are you thinking about studying? Take the first step and drop in to one of our Skills and Jobs Centres. Here you can chat with one of our Education and Course Advisors (ECAs) about your career, education goals and fees. You’ll find us in Northland Shopping Centre, Westfield Plenty Valley and Doncaster Shopping Centre.

Contact us

Web: www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

General enquiries: (03) 9269 1200
Course enquiries: (03) 9269 8400 
Speak directly with an ECA for a personalised plan for your learning pathway.
Email: courses@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au 

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