BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Online Learning

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Are you great at multitasking? Do you have a knack for dealing with people? If you are passionate about making a difference to the way a company operates, then a Diploma of Business Administration is your ticket to success. Working in a range of fields including Human Resources, Marketing and Information Technology, our business graduates have a bright future ahead of them.


Potential Career Opportunities

This qualification is for those seeking to apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in the Business Administration sector.

It may be used by people working in a variety of business and enterprises requiring business administration and office management

Occupational titles for these workers may include, but not limited to:

  • Administration Manager
  • General Office Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Established for
    Over 35 years

  • Chosen by
    40,000 students

Course details

Intake dates

Online Learning* 13/02, 27/03, 15/05, 26/06, 14/08, 25/09, 13/11
Brisbane 13/02^, 27/03, 15/05^, 26/06, 14/08^, 25/09, 13/11
Melbourne 13/02^, 27/03, 15/05^, 26/06, 14/08^, 25/09, 13/11
Sydney 13/02^, 27/03, 15/05^, 26/06, 14/08^, 25/09, 13/11

*Online Learning is not available to international students
^Domestic students only, international students cannot commence on these dates


On-campus/Blended: 36 weeks of tuition + 2 weeks break (3x 12 week study periods with a one week break between each) – a maximum of 4 days per week study

Online Learning: 36 weeks of tuition + 3 weeks holiday (3x 12 week semesters with a one and a half weeks break between each) – Flexible number of days per week

Delivery mode

On-campus/Blended: A combination of on-campus and online learning that includes face-to-face theory classes/tutorials, practical activities, workshops, online support materials such as discussion forums, course resources and readings

Online Learning: This includes scheduled virtual classes, discussion forums, webinars, directed practical activities, individual resourced-based learning and support materials such as online tutorials, web links, handouts and readings

Entry requirements

Applicants to this course must satisfy the standard Diploma level entry requirements. View entry requirements >

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an opportunity for you to receive recognition of your previous skills and knowledge you have acquired from work experiences, life experiences, and/or through recent formal studies. Through the RPL assessment process you may be able to gain recognition in Units of competency within this course or the entire course. Find out more about RPL >


As within any study, students are required to complete a variety of assessments. In this course assessments may include case studies, research projects, demonstration of skills, video submissions, role-plays and written assessments.

Student support

Martin College has a range of support services available if the need arises, including:

  • Learning Skill support
  • Language Literacy and Numeracy support
  • Disability Services
  • Counselling Services
  • Career Advise
  • IT Help


Martin is a provider of national recognised qualifications so if you are considering continuing your studies, this course may assist in pathways into other qualifications such as:

Charles Sturt University

  • Bachelor of Business (Finance) - (2415FN) – 56 Credit points
  • Bachelor of Accounting - (2412AC) – 48 Credit Points
  • Bachelor of Business Studies - (2401BS) – 32 Credit Points

Credit Transfer agreements exist with Australian Universities. For the most recent information, refer to Progress to a Degree on the Martin website.

Issuing qualifications

Upon successful completion of this course Study Group Australia Pty Ltd trading as Martin College will issue your nationally recognised qualification - BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration

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Start learning today with our no-fuss payment plans. Contact us online or speak to one of our Student Enrolment Advisers on 1300 762 129 about these options.

* Applies to domestic Australian students only

Additional costs

Additional costs are separate from the tuition costs and these may include costs such as textbooks, uniforms and resource kits. For further information regarding this course's additional costs, contact one of our Student Enrolment Advisers on 1300 762 129.


Units of Competency to be Delivered

To achieve this qualification, a total of 8 Units of Competency must successfully attained, contained within 8 subjects.

SGA Subject Name Embedded Unit(s) of Competency
Study Period 1
Corporate Documentation BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development Elective
Manage Meetings BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
Managing Workplace Priorities and Development BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
Study Period 2
Manage People Performance BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Elective
Plan and Manage Conferences BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences Elective
Manage Information Management Systems BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system Elective
Study Period 3
Administration Systems BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems Elective
Undertake Project Work BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective

Course Features

  • Access our advanced online learning system for support and learning materials. Find out more about our Online Learning experience
  • You can gain work experience while studying at Martin
  • We can help you find the job you want via our Martin Career Program
  • Mathilda

    Diploma of Business

    My favourite thing about Martin is the range of courses and variety they offer. Your course can take you anywhere in the field of business. Plus, Martin has a great reputation. With my business course, I'm hoping to get into a sales career in Sweden. But I hope to travel first!

  • Simon

    Diploma of Business

    It was really easy to enrol with Martin - I liked how easily accessible and helpful the staff were. Martin offers fantastic pathways to move to a degree, and that's what I hope to do when I graduate. I would ideally like to transfer to do an accounting course.

  • Joao

    Diploma of Business

    I chose to study with Martin because of its fantastic reputation. I like the flexibility that the courses offer. I especially like the fast-track study option that allows me to get the same qualification but much faster. I started in March and I graduated in June. After I graduate, I would like to continue my studies, or maybe jump into my career.