Diploma in Business Extended

  • Effective from: 2022
  • Approved Abbreviation: DipBus
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7102
  • AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 089390A

This program applies to students who commenced 2022 or later.

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For Commencement Year 2021, please refer to: 7102.4 Diploma in Business Extended

For Commencement Year 2018 to 2020, please refer to: 7102.3 Diploma in Business Extended

For Commencement Year 2017, please refer to: 7102.2 Diploma in Business Extended

For Commencement Year 2016, please refer to: 7102.1 Diploma in Business Extended

This program is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

To succeed in business, individuals must possess both the knowledge and know-how to create opportunities for professional advancement and the development of original and exciting initiatives. This program aims to harness students’ energy and passion for success by focussing on career and the future of enterprises in a range of contexts. Whether students wish to start their own business or pursue a corporate role in a global enterprise, this program provides the necessary skills.

This program consists of five core subjects: Enterprise Law, Enterprise Leadership, Enterprise Innovation and Markets, Financing Enterprises and Statistics for Business, providing students with an understanding of the key areas of Business, before choosing a major area of study and three elective subjects.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Business Extended will articulate into the Bachelor of Business degree at Western Sydney University with up to one year (80 credit points) equivalent of advanced standing.

Study Mode

One and a half years full-time or three years part-time.

Program Advice

College Program Enquiries

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Bankstown Campus Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Full Time Internal See above

Admission

This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission.

International Students

IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each sub band; or equivalent results from The College English Language Program or The College English Entrance Test; and completion of year 11 or equivalent with specified results.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 145 credit points which include the subjects listed in the pathways below.

Students are categorised into three Pathways. See individual links below for detailed program structure.

WSTC Business Extended Local Recent School Leavers

Students must pass the preparatory subjects for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.

Note that students must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in the University level subjects listed below (except for BUSM 1007 Enterprise Innovation and Markets (WSTC) - students must pass 35 credit points from preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in this subject)

Subject Title Credit Points
First Term of Study
LANG 0036Introduction to Academic Communication 1 (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0001Academic Skills for Business (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0011Business Studies (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0013Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Ethics (WSTC Prep)5
Second Term of Study
LANG 0039Introduction to Academic Communication 2 (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0029Decision Making for Business (WSTC Prep)10
JUST 0003Introduction to the Australian Legal System (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 1007Enterprise Innovation and Markets (WSTC)10
Third Term of Study
BUSM 1009Enterprise Leadership (WSTC)10
BUSM 1011Financing Enterprises (WSTC)10
Select one of the following:10
Accounting in Context (WSTC)
Marketing Principles (WSTC)
Organisational Behaviour (WSTC)
Consumers, Firms and Markets (WSTC)
Fourth Term of Study
LAWS 1002Enterprise Law (WSTC)10
MATH 1031Statistics for Business (WSTC)10
Select two of the following:20
Fundamentals of Marketing Analytics (WSTC)
Financial Accounting Applications (WSTC)
Financial Institutions and Markets (WSTC)
Managing People at Work (WSTC)

WSTC Business Extended International Students

Students must pass the preparatory subjects for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.

Note that students must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in the University level subjects listed below (except for  BUSM 1007 Enterprise Innovation and Markets (WSTC) - students must pass 35 credit points from preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in this subject)

Subject Title Credit Points
First Term of Study
LANG 0036Introduction to Academic Communication 1 (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0026English for International Students 1 (WSTC Prep)0
BUSM 0001Academic Skills for Business (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0011Business Studies (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0013Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Ethics (WSTC Prep)5
Second Term of Study
LANG 0039Introduction to Academic Communication 2 (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0029Decision Making for Business (WSTC Prep)10
JUST 0003Introduction to the Australian Legal System (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 1007Enterprise Innovation and Markets (WSTC)10
Third Term of Study
BUSM 1009Enterprise Leadership (WSTC)10
BUSM 1011Financing Enterprises (WSTC)10
Select one of the following:10
Accounting in Context (WSTC)
Marketing Principles (WSTC)
Organisational Behaviour (WSTC)
Consumers, Firms and Markets (WSTC)
Fourth Term of Study
LAWS 1002Enterprise Law (WSTC)10
MATH 1031Statistics for Business (WSTC)10
Select two of the following:20
Fundamentals of Marketing Analytics (WSTC)
Financial Accounting Applications (WSTC)
Financial Institutions and Markets (WSTC)
Managing People at Work (WSTC)

WSTC Business Extended Non-Credentialed Applicants

Students must pass the preparatory subjects for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.

Note that students must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in the University level subjects listed below (except for BUSM 1007 Enterprise Innovation and Markets (WSTC) - students must pass 35 credit points from preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in this subject)

Subject Title Credit Points
First Term of Study
LANG 0036Introduction to Academic Communication 1 (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0001Academic Skills for Business (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0011Business Studies (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0013Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Ethics (WSTC Prep)5
Second Term of Study
LANG 0039Introduction to Academic Communication 2 (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 0029Decision Making for Business (WSTC Prep)10
JUST 0003Introduction to the Australian Legal System (WSTC Prep)10
BUSM 1007Enterprise Innovation and Markets (WSTC)10
Third Term of Study
BUSM 1009Enterprise Leadership (WSTC)10
BUSM 1011Financing Enterprises (WSTC)10
Select one of the following:10
Accounting in Context (WSTC)
Marketing Principles (WSTC)
Organisational Behaviour (WSTC)
Consumers, Firms and Markets (WSTC)
Fourth Term of Study
LAWS 1002Enterprise Law (WSTC)10
MATH 1031Statistics for Business (WSTC)10
Select two of the following:20
Fundamentals of Marketing Analytics (WSTC)
Financial Accounting Applications (WSTC)
Financial Institutions and Markets (WSTC)
Managing People at Work (WSTC)