Qualification Level



12 months

Start Date




Enhance your business mind to broaden your career

Delivered by Swinburne Online on behalf of Swinburne University of Technology RTO 3059, a Diploma of Business (BSB50215) will develop your management skills and teach you to share your business vision with the world. The practical skills you learn will equip you to effectively market a brand, manage projects strategically and help you become a valued industry business professional.

To graduate with the Diploma of Business (BSB50215) students must first complete the Course in Introductory Business Skills to develop fundamental business knowledge. On completion students can undertake an additional 5 units to graduate with the diploma.  

This course is not available to international students.

Career opportunities

Our students find jobs in all areas of the business sector, such as:

Executive Officer
Work to maintain the growth, goals and financial operations of a business.

Program Coordinator
Coordinatate and monitor the development and implementation of projects.

Senior Administrator
Responsible for the planning, development, and organisation of a business.

Office Manager
In charge of the administrative day-to-day activities of a business.

Executive Assistant
Contribute to the success of a business via tasks such as marketing research, training staff and scheduling important meetings.

Learning at Swinburne Online

To help you get to where you want to be, Swinburne Online will guide and support you through your studies. Our unique online learning space is designed to help you:

Personalise your program

You’ll be able to personalise your program, giving you the freedom to set your own goals, and determine how long you spend on each topic.
This flexibility means that you can work towards your goals at a pace that suits you.

Get industry ready

When you study with Swinburne Online you can rest-assured the skills you learn align with the best practice approaches of your chosen industry. All of our units have been reviewed by industry professionals to ensure they're up to date and relevant to today's workplace.

Learn practically

At Swinburne Online we believe you do best by doing. That’s why when you study a diploma with us your assessment tasks will be highly practical, teaching you skills that can be used in the workplace straight away - instantly improving your work performance and helping advance your career.

What you will learn

  • Manage Budgets

    Learn financial processes that will help you manage budgets and monitor finances within a business.

  • Manage Work Priorities

    Learn how to create efficient business processes and become an efficient manager and role model in the workplace.

  • Marketing

    Learn how to creatively target specific markets and identify marketing opportunities within your organisation.

  • Human Resources

    Learn how to coordinate human resources services across an organisation.

Support and assistance

When you study with Swinburne Onine you'll be supported by industry expert trainers - who will be available to answer your questions. If you get stuck they are just an email away.


Course units

Entry criteria

We are committed to seeing you through your course. And we have determined the following entry requirements to ensure you have the best chance of successfully completing your diploma.

  • Hold a Year 12 certificate of completion.

  • or

    Can meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements to study at the diploma level and demonstrate relevant work experience.

Courses are only available to Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders.