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Diploma of Applied Business (Management Major)

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  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    1 year full-time, or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    La Trobe University

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Office Administrator | Office Manager | Administration Officer | Executive Personal Assistant | View all

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About this course

Think you can't pursue the business management career you want without multiple years of study? Think again! With the Diploma of Applied Business (Management Major) from La Trobe University, you'll have a solid qualification to add to your resume after just one year of full-time study.

The Diploma of Applied Business (Management Major) is a flexible online course that provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to begin your management career. Whether you're already working in the business world and want to take on a management role, or you're looking to pursue a new career altogether, this course is for you.

You'll learn all about good management practices, from how to create a high-performing team to ways you can successfully manage interpersonal challenges. You'll also cover all the business basics like accounting, finance, marketing and business sustainability.

Through La Trobe's nested degree program, you'll enrol in the Bachelor of Applied Business (Management Major) course but will be able to exit with a Diploma qualification after successfully completing one year of full-time study. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completion of Year 12, with a score in English of at least 25; OR
  • An equivalent academic level achievement; OR
  • Two years of work experience after leaving school; AND
  • All students are required to undergo the online Didasko Pre-enrolment Assessment and achieve a pass mark of 60%.

Areas of study

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

  • Office Professional
  • Sustainability Practices
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Accounting and Finance Fundamentals
  • Marketing: Stand and Deliver
  • Working With Others
  • Foundations of Management
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Quality Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Advertising in a Digital Age
  • Workplace Diversity
La Trobe University Learn with one of Australia’s pioneers in education, La Trobe University and trust over 50 years of experience!

Graduate with an applied degree in IT and join over 35,000 students who have been taught by some of the best, or opt to undertake an applied degree in Business and gain a variety of new skills that you can apply just about anywhere.

Whatever you study, La Trobe are committed to offering students an engaging, flexible and practical learning experience with their 100% online curriculum. This means you can enjoy the ease of studying at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

As La Trobe’s motto would say, “whoever seeks shall find”, so discovering a new career can be just a click away.
Studying with La Trobe means you’ll have access to support staff and academic teams who will not only guide you through your studies, but also help you get job-ready.

You’ve got the qualification, now what? Their Career Support Centre will help you conquer your career goals and land your dream job... they’ll even help you prepare a standout CV and cover letter!

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Applied Business (Management Major) from La Trobe University.

Students are able to exit the Bachelor of Applied Business (Management Major) after successfully completing one year of study in order to obtain the Diploma. Graduates are then able to pursue a range of business management roles with an expected income of $50K.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

La Trobe University also offers an upfront payment option.

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

This course can be paid for through the HECS-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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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