Diploma of Business (Enterprise) – VU Sydney

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Key information

Course code: VDBE
CRICOS code: 093391K
Duration: 1 year (2 semesters of study)
Fees: A$14,900 per semester (scholarship available)
Intakes: 29 July


The Diploma of Business (Enterprise) prepares you to transition into university and further studies in the Bachelor of Business (BBNS) and/or for transition to the business workforce at entry level.

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.

We are proud that VU Sydney uses the innovative VU Block Model® across all our undergraduate courses.


To attain the Diploma of Business (Enterprise), students will be required to complete 96 credit points.


Applicants for this course will need to have met the academic requirements and prerequisites for this course outlined below:

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent)
  • IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 5.5 (with no band less than 5.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking).

Applicants must be aged 18 or over to be eligible to apply for this course.


There are many ways you can start your education journey at VU. Pathways offer an easy transition between courses at different levels, so that you can start with a certificate and progress right through to postgraduate study.

If you have completed study with another university or institution and believe you are eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing. Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course coordinator or academic adviser.


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.

Pathway from this course into the Bachelor of Business.


1. Talk to us – Call  +61 2 8265 3222

A conversation with one of our Student Enrolment Advisors will reassure you that you meet all the application requirements of the online course.

2. Prepare your documents

To complete your application, you will need to submit:

  • certified copies of your academic transcript/s or certificate/s of completion
  • a copy of your current CV that includes your current Position Description (PD)
  • supporting letter from your employer outlining your duties, responsibilities and duration of your employment/volunteer work.

3. Submit your application.

Apply online directly via our Admissions Centre.

You will receive an email to confirm your application and advise whether you need to provide any additional information.