C5221 - Diploma of Business Administration

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Plan: C5221 - Diploma of Business Administration
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Diploma of Business Administration
Qualification national code: BSB50407
Nominal hours: 410
Career: TAFE
Duration: One semester - full time
Location: Melbourne City campus
Owning school: Vocational Business Education (650T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/vocbused
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

Job roles which relate to this qualification are:

  • Administration Manager
  • General Office Manager
  • Office Manager

While studying the diploma, you will develop a range of skills, including:

  • ability to manage meetings, payroll and work priorities
  • plan and manage conferences, recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • plan/review administration systems

Global advantage

Students can gain credit points towards their studies by taking part in an international exchange program with an institution that has an exchange agreement with RMIT. A limited number of exchange scholarships are available each year.

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Articulation and pathways

Articulation agreements between RMIT programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher education level qualification.

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Business Administration  program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in a business degree program at RMIT University.

The Advanced Standing Maps for RMIT College of Business Higher Education programs are located at  http://www.rmit.edu.au/bus/advanced_standing

Further information about pathways is located at http://www.rmit.edu.au/study/applying-to-rmit/pathways

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Entrance requirements

Minimum Academic Requirement

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in Business Administration.

Alternate Entry - Work experience requirement

  • At least 6 months work experience in a related field.

RMIT's equity access schemes can support you to access and succeed in education.  Equity access schemes allow additional consideration in the selection process.  However, an equity access application cannot bypass the minimum entry requirements.  More on equity access schemes is located at http://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/equity-access-schemes/types-of-equity-access/

International Students

This program currently is not offered to International students.

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External accreditation and industry links

The development of the program structure and the choice of units appropriate to the Business Administration sector were informed by a Program Advisory Committee (PAC)  comprised of representatives of the  business administration industry and RMIT educators.

Teachers maintain close contact with industry through various professional development activities, and for sessional staff generally they maintain employment or operate their own businesses in a relevant sector. 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic and print resources such as books, journals, newspapers, streaming media and past exam papers.  Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.


Online learning tools and content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

 Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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