Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Business Skills

VU course code: VUDS | Level of study: Undergraduate
0.5 years full time or longer for part time
In person, Online Self-Paced
City Campus, India Online


Get started on your career in business, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Business Skills from Victoria University.

This business course gives you a recognised qualification within six months – providing a fast track towards a new career.

The certificate combines a range of units in business and technology that serve as a foundation for digital business skills, with a particular focus on accounting and spreadsheet technologies. You will learn to:

  • use advanced Excel skills to support business processes
  • build and maintain websites using a Content Management System (Wordpress)
  • design and use databases to store and retrieve data
  • make business decisions using basic accounting principles and reports 
  • enhance business processes through digital information systems.

Units undertaken as part of this certificate are designed to help you develop advanced digital business skills required to support modern small businesses. This digital business skills course also builds a strong foundation for further tertiary study in Business or 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).




Graduates of this course would acquire skills and knowledge that would allow them to work in a range of digital business settings, and would assist anyone wanting to update their digital business skills or anyone currently working in an office environment.

This course also serves as a strong foundation for further tertiary study in Business or Information Technology.

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