Course details

CRICOS course code: 085473G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Diploma of Business (UniLink) (8 months) is a higher education diploma which provides an alternative pathway to the second year of a bachelor degree. The units are similar to those offered in the first year of a bachelor degree, but classes are smaller and students have more one-on-one time with teachers.

Course description

The Diploma of Business (UniLink) (8 months) provides a credit-bearing pathway into a range of bachelor degrees. The topics covered seek to blend a range of key skills and knowledge required by current and projected industry needs.

UniLink is accredited as an award-level higher education diploma.

Career opportunities

Depending on the bachelor degree students choose and the areas in which they major, they may find employment in accounting, commercial law, finance, human resources, international business, management, marketing, project management, public relations, software development, systems analysis or tourism management. Graduates might even like to launch their own business.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,680 Per Year
Read more29,680 for the entire course
17 Oct 2022
27 Feb 2023
26 Jun 2023
8 months
Full time
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122

Entry criteria

If you’re currently in Year 12 or have completed Year 12 in the last seven years, you’ll be considered for admission to undergraduate courses primarily based on whether you have successfully completed the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following: Swinburne's English for Academic Purposes (EAP 4 Upper Intermediate level) with overall 65%, all skills 60%; minimum IELTS overall band of 5.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0; TOEFL iBT (internet-based) 50 (no less than 5 in reading, 5 in listening, 14 in speaking, 15 in writing); Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 42 (no communicative skills less than 36); any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.


Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
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