BSB50215 Diploma of Business

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

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Know you want to work in the business world but not quite sure where it could take you? Let the Diploma of Business be your guide. Our practical course gives you general business skills like managing projects, finances and people, to get exactly what you need to launch your career.


Potential Career Opportunities

The qualification covers workers who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience applicable to the business sector.

It may be used by people working in

  • Business Administration
  • Business Services
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Government Administration
  • Public Administration

Job titles for people with this qualification may include:

  • Administrator
  • Executive Officer
  • Program Consultant
  • Program Coordinators
  • Business Development Manager
  • Established for
    Over 35 years

  • Chosen by
    40,000 students

Course details


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

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

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 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 nationally recognised qualifications so if you are considering continuing your studies, this course may assist in pathways into other qualifications such as:

Issuing qualifications

Upon successful completion of this course Study Group Australia Pty Ltd trading as Martin College will issue your nationally recognised qualification - BSB50215 Diploma of Business

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
Personal and Career Development BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
Information Management Systems BSBLDR503 Manage an information or knowledge management system Elective
Manage Finances BSBFIM601 Manage finances Elective
Study Period 2
Market Evaluation BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities Elective
Recruitment, Selection and Induction Services BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Elective
Manage Human Resources Services BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
Study Period 3
Undertake Project Work SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Elective
Business Law FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in contract and consumer law Elective

Course Features

  • We can help you find the job you want via our Martin Career Program
  • You can gain work experience while studying at Martin
  • 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.