Diploma of Business (Enterprise)

VU course code: VDBE | CRICOS: 075552C, 093391K | Level of study: Undergraduate
1 year full time or longer for part time
In person, Online Self-Paced
City Campus, India Online, VU Brisbane, VU Sydney
29 July 2024
21 July 2024
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Prepare for university and further studies in the Bachelor of Business (BBNS) or for an entry-level business role, with the Diploma of Business (Enterprise) at Victoria University.

It will give you a broad introduction to the industry and a range of skills relevant to working in the business sector, including foundation skills in:

  • accounting
  • management
  • marketing
  • economics
  • communications
  • information technology.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your educational achievements and work experience, as well as your skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

ATAR requirements

No minimum ATAR required

This course does not have a minimum ATAR requirement for entry. Read the entry criteria for this course below.

Why ATAR is not applicable

You do not need an ATAR score to apply for this course. Instead, you need to have successfully completed secondary school and to meet any requirements outlined below. Our courses and support programs are designed to prepare students from diverse cultures for success, regardless of their ATAR, age, education or socioeconomic background.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Fees & Scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

Commonwealth supported place

A Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) is subsidised by the government, reducing it to the amount listed here. Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens will qualify for a CSP place. If your course is not Commonwealth supported, or you don't qualify, you'll pay full fees.

Learn more about Commonwealth Supported Places




A business qualification can be tailored to suit your particular situation and interest. Focus your studies in one of our specialisations and gain transferable skills that allow you to work successfully in a number of professions within a variety of organisations. The diploma will help you take the next step and pathway to an undergraduate degree.

With a variety of business degree specialisations, your job options could include:

  • executive officer
  • business administrator
  • human resources officer
  • marketing assistant
  • project officer.

As a business professional, you could gain employment in private business or the public sector in a broad spectrum of fields including human resources, retail and marketing.

Visit Jobs and Skills Australia to find employment and salary information for human resources professionals.


VU Stories

 Rachel Caruana
Building a business future
Diploma of Business (Enterprise) and Bachelor of Business
"During my business degree in event management, I did 150 hours' paid work placement with a marine business, and was involved in organising their exhibit at the Melbourne Boat Show."
Rachel's story