Diploma of Business

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00233E

The Diploma of Business is a pathway program designed to help you transition into the Bachelor of Business. You'll develop foundational knowledge and skills in a supportive learning environment, setting you up for success in your future studies.The world of business is evolving, with a shift towards progressive, innovative workplace and industry practices. You'll learn the skills, values and opportunities future business leaders will need to succeed in the new economy. The Diploma of Business will teach you modern business practices, such as adaptability, creativity, diversity, and sustainability, along with foundational business and commerce theory.You'll study an academic foundation course that prepares you for your university studies, as well as courses on the purpose of business, trading in Australia and the Asia-Pacific, the future of work, business decision making, and grand challenges, with additional support and access to a dedicated First Year Coordinator and (PASS), run by high-achieving students.


  • Applied Psychology
  • Business Decision-Making
  • Engaging Australia and the Asia-Pacific
  • Engineering Design Practice
  • Foundation Studies
  • Grand Challenges for Business
  • Human Behaviour
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems Foundations
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Introduction to Health Promotion
  • Introduction to Social Science
  • Islam in the Modern World
  • Language, Culture and Society
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Sustainability and Health
  • The Future of Work
  • The Purpose of Business
  • Why Money Matters
  • World History

Standard entry requirements



Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Combined diploma/degreeOnce you've successfully completed this diploma, you'll be offered guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Business (1632), where you can choose from more than 20 majors to pursue a specialisation, or a unique combination of specialisations, for your business career.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $31,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Nathan Campus International: $31,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Online International: $31,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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