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Ali Wehbi, Lebanon, Diploma in Business and Commerce

“Studying at UWSCollege is a good experience and a new life style. I chose the College because it’s a good place to study and to get knowledge and experience. I also like studying and living in Australia because it gives me a lot of opportunities for jobs and a better life.”

Business and Commerce

Available diplomas

Fast Track Program (two terms)

UWS Course Code: 7008
CRICOS Code: 063566G

Standard Program (three terms)

UWS Course Code: 7007
CRICOS Code: 063565G

Note: Not all options are available for all intakes. For more information, visit the Academic Intake Dates page.

About

The UWSCollege Diploma in Business and Commerce aims to produce students who are fully prepared for study in the UWS Bachelor of Business and Commerce with a sample of business units that allows for a well-informed choice of your professional focus at university.

The Diploma in Business and Commerce provides you with a broad range of business knowledge and skills that prepare you for second year of your degree at the University of Western Sydney (UWS).
 

You will study the following units in your Fast Track diploma:

  • Tertiary Study Skills*
  • Accounting Information for Managers
  • Business Academic Skills
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Management Dynamics
  • Marketing Principles
  • Principles of Economics
  • Statistics for Business,

and either

  • Information Systems in Context**,

or one of the following

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Financial Accounting Applications
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Managing People at Work
  • Organisational Behaviour.

*No advanced standing at university will be granted for this unit.

**If approved by both UWSCollege and UWS, students enrolled in the two term diploma may replace the Information Systems in Context unit with one of the five UWS units listed immediately below it.

For more information regarding unit and course descriptions, refer to the UWS Handbook.

You will study the following units in your Standard diploma:

  • Accounting Information for Managers
  • Accounting Fundamentals*
  • Business Academic Skills
  • Information Systems in Context
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Management Dynamics
  • Marketing Principles
  • Principles of Economics
  • Statistics for Business
  • Statistics For Academic Purposes*
  • Tertiary Study Skills*.

*No advanced standing at university will be granted for these units.

For more information regarding unit and course descriptions, refer to the UWS Handbook.

For information about intake dates for this course, refer to theAcademic Intake Datessection of the website.


You will need to satisfy the requirements below to be eligible for entry.

  1. Academic entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements are successful* completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent or UWSCollege University Foundation Studies or equivalent.

    Students are also assumed to have completed study in Mathematics at senior high school level.

    For students who have completed UWSCollege University Foundations Studies, the entry requirements are:
    • Standard (three terms) — a Grade Point Average of 5.5 or higher
    • Fast Track (two terms) — a Grade Point Average of 6.0 or higher and "C" in Commercial Mathematics or Mathematics B
    For information on country-specific entry requirements, see UWS International **Academic Requirements (PDF, 226Kb).

  2. English entry requirements

    International students must satisfy one of the following language requirements:
    • IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-band
    • completion of UWSCollege EAP 4 course with a 50% pass in all assessments
    • completion of UWSCollege EAP 5 course with a 50% pass in all assessments
    • a “C” result in the University Foundation Studies Academic English unit
    • a result in the UWSCollege entrance test of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

* Successful completion means gaining a 50% pass in all required units.

** The information in the publication is correct as at 18 October 2012. The University of Western Sydney reserves the right at all times to vary information within this publication.

You can complete the equivalent of one year of full-time study over 12 months (three terms) or eight months (two terms) of full-time study.

Each unit is assessed through a combination of continual assessment and mid-term and final examinations. Details for each unit are contained in the individual Unit Outlines.

Successful completion of the Diploma in Business and Commerce provides advanced standing of 80 credit points (equivalent to a year of study) in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce at UWS.

To successfully complete your diploma, you will need at least a 50% pass in all required units.


For further information, please see:

The University of Western Sydney is a registered provider under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Provider Number 00917K. UWSCollege (CRICOS Code 02851G) is a wholly-owned entity of the University of Western Sydney (CRICOS Code 00917K). UWSCollege Academic Pathway programs are delivered by UWSCollege under arrangement with the University of Western Sydney.