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Diploma of Business – University Pathway (BSB50120)

National Course Code: BSB50120
CRICOS Course Code: 105379C
Commencement Dates: 31 Jan 2022 / 26 Apr / 18 Jul / 10 Oct
Mid-Term Commencement: 8 Mar 2022 / 30 May / 22 Aug / 14 Nov
Hours per Week: 20 hrs/wk average
Course Duration: 6, 9 or 12 months
Class Size: Average 16
Delivery Mode: Available Face-to-Face , Online or Blended
English Entry / Academic Requirements: CEFR B2 / IELTS 5.5 or equivalent + Year 11 (or equivalent)

Gain a business qualification and enter second year university!

The Phoenix Diploma of Business offers students the opportunity to study in a unique, specialised, direct entry pathway into second year University (Undergraduate Programs) in Australia. On successful completion of the Diploma of Business (University Pathway stream), students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to transfer to their relevant undergraduate program with a full year of advanced standing at Curtin University, Central Queensland University, Edith Cowan University, Kaplan Business School, Murdoch University, Sheridan Institute of Higher Education, The University of Western Australia* and Torrens University Australia.

This course is ideal for students unable to meet the academic entry requirements for Higher Education as an alternative, affordable and effective pathway to university.

At Phoenix Academy we strive for innovative and modern delivery methods in all programs, therefore, our School of Business programs are delivered via the ‘Block Model’ method enabling students to focus on one subject at a time instead of juggling multiple subjects and assessments in one term.

(The Diploma of Business - University Pathway (BSB50120) incorporates the Foundation Studies – Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215) Certificate IV in Business)

  • Our comprehensive and customised curriculum provides learners with valuable business skills as well as a range of vital study skills to prepare for Higher Education programs
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification and full course credit for the first year of a range of Bachelor Degree programs at our partner Universities - and save thousands of dollars!
  • Apply for packaged enrolment offers with a range of our University partners and only apply for one Student Visa
  • *No IELTS score required as part of our pathway/direct entry program
  • Enrol for your entire study program for VET and Higher Education through our Link2Uni admissions office (Students can include ELICOS as well in their study package if required)

Subject Information

Subjects/Units of Competency: 

Students must complete all 12 units of competence below, with a minimum Pass Grade to be awarded AQF qualification.

Business Communications 510 (COM511)

  • 1. BSBXCM501 Lead Communication in the Workplace
  • 2. BSBCRT511 Develop Critical Thinking in others
  • 3. BSBMKG555 Write Persuasive Copy

Marketing Principles & Practice 511 (MKT510)

  • 4. BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • 5. BSBMKG542 Establish and adjust the marketing mix

Organisational Behaviour 512 (MGT510)

  • 6. BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • 7. BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

Business Sustainability 513 (MGT510)

  • 8. BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • 9. BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

Operational Management 511 MGT510

  • 10. BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
  • 11. BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

Accounting 510 (ACC510)

  • 12. BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

Sample Timetable


Diploma of Business Timetable
Time (AWST) Study Program (Mon - Fri)
9:00am to 10:00am LIVE Lecture (Subject specific)
(Zoom session)
Teacher input on language development and skills
Trainer feedback and set up on independent learning tasks
10:00am to 10:15am Morning Break
10:15am to 11:15am Independent Learning Session:
Work through the course content and learning activities on the portal for knowledge and skills development
11:15am to 11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am to 12:30pm LIVE Lecture (Subject specific)
(Zoom session)
Trainer input for course content, skills development and assessment guidance
Trainer feedback and set up on independent learning tasks
12:30pm to 1:15pm Lunch Break
1:15pm to 2:15pm Independent Learning Session:
Work through the course content and learning activities on the portal for knowledge and skills development
2:15 to 3:15pm Recommended Self-Study Session: Revision, Research and Assessment preparation tasks

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