Diploma of Advertising (BSB50115)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: BSB50115
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: 12 months (approx. 23 study hours/week) OR self-paced (e.g. study faster, finish sooner)
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Study Group Australia (RTO 5806)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Join the fast-paced advertising industry with this nationally recognised Diploma of Advertising (BSB50115) course. Offered online through Ivy College, this course equips you with the many skills you will need to succeed, teaching you everything from how to write persuasive copy to identifying opportunities in the market.

This advertising diploma is ideal for anyone looking to gain foundational knowledge in this area. You will cover everything from marketing essentials and coordinating research, through to creating a media plan and developing an extensive marketing communication plans. 


To enrol in diploma and advanced diploma courses with Ivy College, you will need the ability to read and write English to at least Year 12 level. To show evidence of this ability, you will need to have satisfied the following:

  • During the enrolment process, demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course at least to the level of Year 12 by providing a copy of your Australian year 12 certificate, or completing the Diploma Entry Test.

All students are also required to have a unique email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.

Areas of study

In this advertising course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBCMM401 - Deliver presentations
  • BSBMKG502 - Marketing essentials
  • BSBMKG507 - Market trends
  • BSBADV503 - Advertising research
  • BSBMKG501 - Market evaluation
  • BSBWRT501 - Business communication skills
  • BSBMKG523 - Integrated marketing communications
  • BSBADV507 - Create media plan

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Advertising (BSB50115) from Study Group Australia. This Diploma of Advertising (BSB50115) qualification will prove to employers that you have the skills to make your mark in the advertising world.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to consider a range of career options including:

  • Account manager
  • Advertising account manager
  • Advertising creative director
  • Copywriter
  • Account planner
  • Advertising manager

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer your course fees.

Ivy College also offers flexible payment plans, to help make study more affordable. Alternatively, you can choose to make an upfront payment for your course fees.

Career support

Ivy College is dedicated to help its students realise their career potential. As graduation approaches, students will be able engage with an Ivy College career coach and access a range of career support services to help them get job-ready. Services include helping you establish and/or update your LinkedIn profile, polish and write your resume, and connect with industry recruiters and potential employers. Students will also be eligible to participate in an over-the-phone careers consultation, and will receive a written career assessment report upon its conclusion.

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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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Established in 2009, Ivy College is a registered training organisation that is dedicated to helping professionals upskill and reskill through enriched and flexible study experiences. In partnership with other leading organisations, Ivy College delivers online training courses at diploma and advanced diploma level to help individuals rapidly gain specialist skills and expertise. With student support workshops, career coaching services and work placement opportunities, Ivy College is designed to help students pursue careers they’re passionate about.

Campus location
Sydney – Level 21, 580 George Street Sydney NSW 2000
As a student of Ivy College you computer is your campus. Course work will be delivered via myIVY, the college’s high-tech and purpose-build learning platform.

You will also receive unparalleled support for all your study and career needs. Upon enrolment you will be allocated an experienced trainer who will guide you through every step of your course, and can be contacted by phone, LiveChat and video conference. Each Ivy trainer is also available outside of business hours, during set times, so you can have access to one-on-one consultations.

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