DP003 - Diploma of Commerce

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RMIT program code: DP003
Plan name: Diploma of Commerce
Plan code: DP003
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 065386F

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program

The program comprises of eight (8) courses 12 Credit Points each.


You will complete four (4) courses per semester.


Semester One of your study: comprises of four (4) courses – Business Computing, Accounting in Organisations and Society, Commercial Law and Prices and Markets.


Semester Two of your study: comprises of four (4) courses - Business Statistics, Introduction to Management, Macroeconomics 1 and Marketing Principles.


If you wish to apply for recognition for academic studies completed in another course or program or Recognition of Prior Learning please submit all of your documents to Business Central on Level 7 in Building 80 along with a Credit Transfer or a Recognition of Prior learning Application form which is available at the following website: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/forms


For further assistance please contact Business Central via RMIT Connect


IMPORTANT: Some courses needed for completion may not be available or produce timetable clashes with other study. Once your timetable is available check for clashes and adjust your enrolment accordingly.


For further assistance please contact Business Central via RMIT Connect

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Year One of Program

Commencing Students:

If you are a commencing student you are required to enrol in all four (4) courses for Semester 1 and four (4) courses for Semester 2.

Please note: as an onshore international student your visa conditions require you to maintain a full enrolment load at all times unless you have a reduced load approved from the College of Business.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code


Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Computing12ISYS3314City Campus31773116
Accounting in Organisations and Society12ACCT2213City Campus31793117
Marketing Principles12MKTG1329City Campus31843123
Introduction to Management12BUSM4323City Campus31833122
Commercial Law12LAW2497City Campus31803118
Macroeconomics 112ECON1273City Campus31853119
Prices and Markets12YesECON1275City Campus31813121
Business Statistics12ECON1274City Campus31823120

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Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

Business Central via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Central, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street.


Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.


Credit and Pathways

If you have completed an RMIT College of Business Vocational Education program and you are continuing your studies into an RMIT College of Business Higher Education program, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit to count toward your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.



Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.


Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.


For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.


For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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