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Business Administration courses

Victoria University has some of Australia's largest and most progressive business administration courses on offer.

CEO Magazine's 2017 Global Rankings awarded our MBA a Tier One rating for its excellent lecturers, small class sizes, student diversity, value-for-money and international study options. The Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine currently ranks VU's MBA in Australia's top 10 programs.

Gain the skills to take your career further. You can study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:

  • accountant
  • business analyst
  • financial planner
  • human resources
  • international trade/business consultant
  • management.


Our business administration courses are provided by the:

TAFE certificates & diplomas 5 courses

Gain the practical skills you need for a successful office career with the Diploma of Business Administration.

Duration: 0.5 years
Learn to effectively manage the office administration aspects of a business, and gain a focused understanding of today’s business world.
Duration: 0.5 years

Take your first step towards a rewarding career helping people in the workplace. This course equips you with a wide range of skills for the human resources (HR) sector.

Duration: 0.5 years
Build your leadership skills for management and supervisory roles in a wide range of organisations and industries.
Build your leadership skills for management and supervisory roles with the Diploma of Leadership and Management at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Higher Education diplomas 1 course

Higher education diplomas

Study a one-year specialised diploma, with more focussed academic and English support to better prepare you for success in undergraduate study.

On completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the second year of a nominated bachelor degree.

Duration: 1 year
Gain a broad introduction to the industry and develop a range of skills relevant to working in the business sector.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 2 courses

Duration: 3 years

Bachelor of Business specialisations include accounting, banking & finance, event management, financial risk management, human resource management, information systems management, international trade, management & innovation, marketing, supply chain & logistics management, tourism & hospitality management.

Duration: 2 years

Develop management and leadership capabilities and increase your prospects of getting a senior position in the industry.

Postgraduate 17 courses

Duration: 0.5 years
Update your business and managements skills and knowledge through our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration – offered online as well as at our city campus.
Duration: 1 year
Gain a solid foundation in business, and take a step towards an MBA, with a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration at Victoria University
Duration: 1.5 years
Get the full range skills needed to lead successful businesses in a global environment. Our MBA can also be studied online.
Duration: 2 years

Study an MBA with us to gain specialist knowledge and skills to prepare you for senior management positions.

Duration: 2.5 years

Develop key skills for an executive-level career, complemented by expertise in SAP, with an MBA and Master of Business Analytics.

Duration: 1 year

Prepare for a challenging and rewarding career as an in-demand expert in HR and industrial relations with the Graduate Diploma in Business (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management).

Duration: 2 years
Explore contemporary knowledge and gain a conceptual understanding of industrial relations and human resource management.
Duration: 2 years

Launch your career in management with the popular Master of Business (Management). Gain specialist business knowledge and skills for leadership positions in various fields.

Duration: 2 years

Prepare for managerial, policy development and planning roles in the rapidly growing tourism and events industries with the Master of Business (Tourism and Destination Management).

Duration: 1.5 years

Build on your industry experience to become a change management leader with the world-first Master of Change, Innovation and Leadership from Victoria University.

Duration: 0.5 years
Progress your career in human resources and gain specialised skills in industrial relations, with a graduate certificate from Victoria University.
Duration: 1.5 years
Develop advanced skills and knowledge of industrial relations and human resource management (IR/HRM) and progress in your career in a range of professions.
Duration: 0.5 years

Gain a specialist postgraduate qualification to support your career development by studying our Graduate Certificate in Management.

Duration: 1 year

Extend your management knowledge and develop high-level skills to lead teams towards operational success.

Duration: 1.5 years

Become an expert in workplace management through study and hands-on experience. Gain the skills needed to manage project teams and lead change with the Master of Management.

Duration: 0.5 years

Become a reflective leader who can drive change using creative and innovative thinking, with the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change Management.

Duration: 1.5 years
Get ahead in the rapidly growing tourism and events industries. This course incorporates tourism and management studies with a focus on addressing contemporary issues and challenges faced by destinations internationally.

Postgraduate research 1 course

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
Duration: 3 years
Combine coursework and research doctoral programs in business as part of a vibrant community of professionals.
I improved my leadership and negotiation skills and was also able to cultivate strong links with leading firms such as Deloitte, ANZ and CPA. The willingness of VU staff to support students in reaching their goals is amazing! I established a rapport with many of my lecturers, College Deans and even the Vice-Chancellor.
Jirayu Mecksakul

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