Diploma of Commerce

RMIT University

Program Description

Diploma of Commerce

RMIT University

Diploma of Commerce

This general introduction to business studies will equip you with specific business skills and broader capabilities like communication, problem solving and self-management.

Learning and teaching

RMIT's Swanston Academic Building features wireless connection to printers, the web and specialist learning resources, interactive lecture and tutorial spaces, lectorial theatres, small-group rooms and other innovative learning spaces as well as retail and social spaces.

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.

Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

Program structure

The diploma comprises eight common business core courses, providing a sound basis for further study and specialisation.

These courses are in the areas of accounting, business computing, business statistics, commercial law, macroeconomics, marketing, microeconomics and organisational behaviour.

Industry connections

As part of the program you will have the chance to apply and refine a range of professional skills in a workplace or in a simulated business environment.

You will:

  • demonstrate your professional or vocational skills by completing an activity in a work context or situation; and
  • interact with industry and the community when you undertake this activity and benefit from their feedback.

Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

English language requirements:

To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
1 year
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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